Q: One pound is not gonna cut it. You have to take 2
A: Things like this are usually learned through talking or hearing other people say it. That is how I've learned most of the idioms I know. To be honest, I do not know the origin of most of the idioms I know. However, I think the best way to learn about them would be to either talk with a native speaker or watch shows that are in English. This way, you will be able to hear these phrases being used and you will be able to naturally start to understand the meaning. Other than this way, you might be able to search for other common idioms and learn that way. Usually, when you search for other idioms online, the meaning of the idiom is also given.
Q: pound on you とはどういう意味ですか?
A: To "pound" on someone means to hit them.
Q: ..he weighs five pounds soaking wet. とはどういう意味ですか?
A: It means that they are very light weight or skinny. When you are wet you weigh more so if they only weigh 5 pounds when wet it means they are very light.
Q: pounds and miles. とはどういう意味ですか?
A: A pound is a weight measurement,and a mile is measuring distance.
Q: reclaim her from the pound (in the 2nd paragraph) とはどういう意味ですか?
A: @monica8: The pound is an animal shelter, so it's saying that they are getting the dog back from the people that have many animals in a building.


Q: pound を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: - Can you tell me you current weight in pounds.
- Pound is the the currency of Europe.
Q: what does "pound the liquids" to someone who cought a cold mean? を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: The person was using slang to say "drink a lot of fluids, like water."

"Pound the liquids" was just a funny way of saying it. It's not a common expression. The person just made it up. The slang "to pound something" is sometimes used to mean "drink, eat, or use a lot of something."

"C'mon, let's go pound some beers."
Q: pound, pounds, pounding and pounded please を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: @therealbanksy@Andawoo I don't get it
Q: pounds を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: As a noun, a unit of mass
-Two pounds of beef, please.

As a verb, to hit with force.
-I pounded the beef.


Q: extra pounds と extra kilograms はどう違いますか?
A: We don't use the metric system here. So we use pounds for weight instead of kilograms.
1 US pound is about .453 kg, which is about one half.
Q: pound と quid はどう違いますか?
A: @Miki_J 同じ意味です。
Q: two pounds of rice と two kilos of rice はどう違いますか?
A: A pound is part of the imperial system. A kilogram is part of the metric system.
1 pound=.453593kg
1 kg=2.20462 pounds
Q: to pound と to knock と to hit はどう違いますか?
A: “To pound” something would be repetitive
“To knock” may mean to hit something lightly or hit something accidentally
“To hit” would be to hit something intentionally/on purpose
Q: pounds と kilograms はどう違いますか?
A: They're both used to measure weight.
Kilograms is part of the metric system (Used in majority of the world)
Pounds is part of the imperial system (Used in the US and a couple other places)


Q: 全ての personal pounds

Which do you think are correct
all, every and everything は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: “All” is an adjective used with plural nouns.

-All dogs go to heaven. (Plural noun)

“Every” is an adjective used with singular nouns.

-Every dog goes to heaven.

“Everything” is a noun itself.

-Everything goes to heaven.
Q: how many pounds does a kilogram ? は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: How many pounds are in a kilogram?
Q: pound. Because we use in Brazil kilograms so I'd like to know the difference between them. は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: For the weight measurement "pound" it is mostly used for the same things as "kilogram", they just have different amounts.

Technically, "pound" is defined by the amount of gravitational force and kilogram is defined by the mass. So if you travel to a different planet (for a different amount of gravity) with a scale, then the scale should say you have a different weight in pounds but the same mass in kilograms.
Q:  Penny wise, pound foolish は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: Very similar.
A penny wise and a dollar foolish.
Q: I am in for 10 pounds. は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: I can contribute $10 towards the charity.

**In the United States we do not use pounds as currency, in contrast, we use the U.S. Dollar **


Q: Recently even most of Japanese don't pound steamed rice to make rice cake, so I think you guys could have a valuable experience. この表現は自然ですか?
A: Since nowadays most Japanese don’t pound mochi, I think it would be a valuable experience.
Q: I put 8 pounds. この表現は自然ですか?
A: Usually people would say “I put on 8 pounds.” Similar to putting on clothes, you are putting on weight.
Q: I want to shed some pounds to become tempting. この表現は自然ですか?
A: I want to lose a few pounds of weight in order to look attractive.
Q: 1.I got 20 pounds fatter.
2.I gained 20 pounds.

which is more natural or any other expression is?
A: It's not that it doesn't make sense... it sounds weird and a bit rude. Also number 2 is the polite way of saying it.
Q: If I woke up knowing I had 1 million pounds, I'd be blow away この表現は自然ですか?
A: "If I woke up knowing that I had a million pounds, I'd be blown away" sounds better :)