Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Askew"

The meaning of "Askew" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Что значит 'askew' as in 'some parts of the escupture are askew'?
A: Askew = wonky, not straight, not in line with other parts, not quite in the position you would expect.

"The businessman's tie was askew" would mean that the businessman's tie was not hanging straight down his chest.

"The painting on the wall is hanging askew" means that the edges of the painting are not parallel to the floor/ceiling/walls.
Q: Что значит He looked at me askew?
A: It means he looked at me oddly or slightly off.

Synonyms of "Askew" and their differences

Q: В чем разница между askew и crooked ?
A: Crooked is said way more often. Also, type askew in to google and see what happens.
Q: В чем разница между askew и oblique ?
A: the latter’s more abstract

‘Your books are askew’

‘Oblique lines’
‘Oblique argument’
Q: В чем разница между askew и askance ?
A: Her hat was askew from the strong winds.
I looked at my friend askance when she lied about not knowing where the cookies were.

Translations of "Askew"

Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? "askew"をグーグルに検索してごらん("askew"の" "は除いてね)
A: Oh, my bad!
I would say "except for the quotations"

Other questions about "Askew"

Q: how to use crooked, lopsided, askew?
A: That picture on the wall is crooked.
That picture on the wall is lopsided.
That picture on the wall is askew.
Those words are used to describe anything that is not even or straight.

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