Q: what is this?
This is a cake とはどういう意味ですか?
A: what is this? -> O que é isto?

Quando se esta proximo ou segurando o objeto vc pode perguntar o que é isto, quando o objeto esta longe, perguntamos o que é aquilo ? "what is that?"

this is a cake -> isto é um bolo
Q: there'll be cake. とはどういう意味ですか?
A: This could be a way of tempting someone to attend an event.

Eg. Please come to be party with me!
Hmm... I don't feel like it, plus I'm busy.
There'll be cake!
Q: "cake" (appart from the dessert) とはどういう意味ですか?
A: "Cake" could also be a verb, to mean "covered and encrusted on (an object)".

For example, "his shoes were caked with mud"
Q: You took the cake(idiom) とはどういう意味ですか?
A: Not by young people. Some middle aged adults, and older people (35-40+) will use it as a joke, but it's almost never used in a serious context.
Q: it just like icing on the cake for me. とはどういう意味ですか?
A: @JeHyeon: Yes! For example, if I go to see a movie with a friend, I have a good time. If my friend also buys me popcorn, I have an even better time. My friend buying me popcorn is icing on the cake.


Q: take the cake を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: @iyloej

The US takes the cake when it comes to military power.

South Korea takes the cake when it comes to mobile phone screen technology.

Japan takes the cake for animation programs.

Germany takes the cake for building the best cars
Q: take the cake を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: You can use it in both good and bad situations. The main meaning is that it's unusually good or bad.
Q: icing on a cake を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: Everyone expected him to do well in the exams. Getting first rank was the icing on the cake.
I love being an English teacher. The icing on the cake is meeting so many fun people!
Q: take the cake (to surpass all others) を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: It's usually used to express a negative feeling, about something that has happened, or might happen.
Maybe it has happened before (and now it has happened again).
Maybe this time it has happened quite badly.

So, when someone is late, or rude, or mean:
"They were three hours late - that really takes the cake"
"They shouted in my face - that really takes the cake"
"They were rude to me and then they left without saying anything - that just takes the cake"
"After all that you've done for them, if they don't give you a tip now, that would really take the cake"


Q: She had eaten the cake, when the phone rang.  と When she had eaten the cake, the phone rang.  はどう違いますか?
A: The first one means that after she had eaten the cake, the phone rang.
The second one means that because she ate the cake, the phone rang.
Q: I like to eat cake. と I like eating cake. と I’ve learned that both of them are correct. but,are they completely same? はどう違いますか?
A: Yes! They are the same. I don’t know if you know, but in English verbs can work as a gerund or infinitive. When the verb is in infinitive you have to put the preposition “to” next to the verb. When the verb is in gerund, you have to add the ing to the verb. Even so, there are some verbs such as love, stop or like that can be used as infinitive or gerund. As a result, the sentences you’ve written are correct and mean the same.
Q: There is a cake sitting on the counter. と There is a cake sat on the counter. はどう違いますか?
A: I'm not 100% positive that it's grammatically correct because I'm from America but I know that people in Britain use "sat" very frequently. For some examples you should watch some British Youtubers. You will notice that there are a lot of little differences between American English and British English.
Q: get cake to her と get cake for her はどう違いますか?
A: getting the cake to her: you are delivering something to someone.
getting the cake for her: you are giving a cake to someone as a favor or a purpose
Q: To make cakes is difficult. と Making cakes is difficult. はどう違いますか?
A: いずれも正しいけど、Making cakes is difficultのほうはよく言われていると思います。


Q: “rice cake is made to a rice” is it right? は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: Rice cake is made from rice
Q: 케이크가 냉장고에 너무 오래 있어서 먹기에 망설여진다. the cake was in the fridge for a long time, so I hesitate to eat. は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: The cake has been in the fridge for so long that I’m hesitant to eat it.
Q: 3人で パパのbirthday cakeを買いに、お菓子屋さんに行った は 英語 (イギリス) で何と言いますか?
A: "The three of us went to buy dad's birthday cake at a bakery."

(お菓子屋さんは英語でsweet shopかconfectionary shopですが、英国ではケーキを買えば、bakeryで買います。)
Q: "cherry on the top"
"cherry on top of the cake"
"icing on top of the cake"
What's the difference among them?
How do you use them? は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: All three are used to mean something that makes a good situation better or, sarcastically, make a bad situation worse.

"My presentation went well, the boss said he'll promote me by the end of the month, and the cherry on top is I won a new car in a contest!"

"I spilled coffee on my shirt, my car wouldn't start, and the icing on the cake was that today, we had our mandatory performance reviews."
Q: cake は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?


Q: I couldn't help but angry as I knew she had eaten the cake that costed me twenty dollars. この表現は自然ですか?
A: It was the past tense, but it is an irregular verb, that means it is a little bit different than the rest. I will show how to conjugate the "to cost" verb:
Conjugation of 'To Cost'

Base Form: Cost
Past Simple: Cost
Past Participle: Cost
3rd Person Singular: Costs
Present Participle/Gerund: costing.

I will give you a list of other verbs that are irregular that might give you trouble, that follow this same pattern and you have to be careful with:
I will show you each verb in a)Base Form b)Past Simple c)Past Participle
1. a)Bet b)Bet c)Bet
2. a)Bid b)Bid c)Bid
3. a)Broadcast b)Broadcast/Broadcasted c)Broadcast/Broadcasted
4. a)Burst b)Burst c)Burst
5. a)Bust b)Bust c)Bust
6. a)Cast b)Cast c)Cast
7. a)Cut b)Cut c)Cut
8. a)Fit b)Fit/Fitted c)Fit/Fitted
9. Forecast b)Forecast/Forecasted c)Forecast/Forecasted
10. a)Hit b)Hit c)Hit
11. a)Hurt b)Hurt c)Hurt
12. a)Input b)Input/Inputted c)Input/Inputted
13. a)Knit b)Knit/Knitted c)Knit/Knitted
14. a)Let b)Let c)Let
15. a)Miswed b)Miswed/Miswedded c)Miswed/Miswedded
16. a)Preset b)Preset c)Preset
17. a)Put b)Put c)Put
18. a)Quit b)Quit c)Quit
19. a)Read b)Read c)Read
20. a)Rid b)Rid/Ridded c)Rid/Ridded
21. a)Set b)Set c)Set
22. a)Shed b)Shed c)Shed
23. a)Shut b)Shut c)Shut
24. a)Slit b)Slit c)Slit
25. a)Split b)Split c)Split
26. a)Spread b)Spread c)Spread
27. a)Sublet b)Sublet c)Sublet
28 a)Sweat b)Sweat/Sweated c)Sweat/Sweated
29. a)Thrust b)Thrust c)Thrust
30. a)Upset b)Upset c)Upset
31. a)Wed b)Wed/Wedded c)Wed/Wedded

These are some maybe there are more, but I hope this helps you.
Q: This cake is for who ? (How to say it use Formal way) whose cake is this for (was it right)thank you
A: If you see a cake and you want to know whose cake it is, you would say, "Whose cake is this?"

If someone brings a cake as a present for someone else, and you want to know whom it's for, you can casually ask, "Who is it for?"
Or you can ask very formally, "For whom is this cake?"

"Whose cake is this for" doesn't make sense.
Q: You can buy any cake in the shop at the 30% off price with the voucher. この表現は自然ですか?
A: "You can buy any cake in the shop with a 30% discount with the voucher."

"You can buy any cake in the shop for 30% off with the voucher."
Q: Notwithstanding the cake looks hideous, it tastes scrumptious. この表現は自然ですか?
A: notwithstanding the fact that the cake looks hideous, it tastes delicious

(people generally don't use scrumptious when talking)
Q: What does "cake in the break room" mean?
A: ((アメリカの事務所の大事な情報))「休憩室に(誰かが皆に持って来た)ケーキがあるぞ。」(早いもん勝ち)