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

The meaning of "Meaning" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Что значит Can you tell me the meaning of the sentence in the picture below??
A: "excess mortality" is the number of deaths after subtracting the number of deaths in the prior year (or average number of deaths in prior years)

The causes for an "exceptionally" (unusually) large number of "excess deaths" are the advice given by the president (e.g., "don't worry, this will go away soon") and the decisions made by the president about public health actions (e.g., the decisions to not spend money on massive testing and contact tracing).
Q: Что значит What is the meaning "for" in the following sentence?

Being a real princess is all about how you treat people.
if someone is your friend, you should like them "for" who they are.
You should not try to them nomatter who else is around.?
A: , who refers to "friends". In this sentence, it's saying that if you consider someone as your friend, you should accept the person -including his/her past, imperfections and all.

Who they are- the wholeness of the person
Q: Что значит What’s the meaning of “a big commitment”?Could you please give me some examples??
A: “A big commitment” means you have made a promise or agreed to do something important. Getting married is a big commitment.
Q: Что значит What is the meaning of "not if"?

What is the meaning added to use " not if " like the following sentence?

Not if I am going to get everything wrong.

A: Yes, exactly!
Q: Что значит what's the meaning of "I heard it in his oily regrets"
especially can you explain me the meaning of "oily regrets"?
A: oily=slippery/dirty/greasy

So its saying that his regrets are probably not forgivable, or just very bad things they are regretting

Example sentences using "Meaning"

Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с rather (and the meaning).
A: Updated to include explanations.

I would rather you pick my answer as best.

I would rather not get up today.
(I don't want to get up today.)
Would you rather we stay home?
(We can stay home, if thats what you want.)
No, I would rather go to Disney Land.
(No, instead of that, I want to go to Disney Land. { Sarcasm } )
Well I would rather you just stop.
(I want you to stop)

Do you like playing the game, Would You Rather?
(In this case it is the name of a game.)
I'd rather have my eyes plucked out then play that game.
(No, I don't want to play that game. { Again this has sarcasm } )

We can either eat out or cook some mac and cheese, which would you rather have?
(Do you want fast food or macaroni)

Are you going to vote for Trump or Hillary, because I'd rather choose a third party candidate.
(I don't like Trump or Hillary, which do you like)
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с ,if i may, like this.and its meaning..
A: 1) Hare: I was walking through a forest when I saw a hare. A hair is like a big rabbit.
2) Away: Get away from the fire. Away means to moves out of the way.
3) Most likely: she is most likely to dance soon. Most likely is like probably.
4) receptive: He didn't seem receptive. It means he didn't listen do any ideas
5) Gravely: He looked at them gravely. Means he looked at them a bit angrily.
6)plausible: be plausible. It means to be reasonable.
7) All that: Clean up all that mess. Mean more than one thing.
8) Present. Present your work. It means to show someone something.
9) If I may: If I may have some food. You are asking permission.
10)fumbled: in fumbled. To be confused.
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с "and yet" (similar meaning to though).
A: North Korea is an extremely poor country yet it has strong military.

He was smart yet still was lacking empathy.

Early modernists ideas seemed utopian and yet attractive to many architects.
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с detached and its meaning.
A: It means separate/not connected
Example: The houses in that neighborhood are detached from one another.
Q: Покажите мне примеры предложений с kill(not the literal meaning but used as idiom or slang).
A: Kill, verb.
1. to be very successful with or to perform well for an audience: "She really killed it out on stage."

2. to eat or drink all of something: "We finally killed the last of the turkey."

3. to douse or turn off a light: "Kill the lights, please."

4. to stop or terminate something; to quash a story; to stop a story from being printed: "Kill that story. It's got too many errors."

Synonyms of "Meaning" and their differences

Q: В чем разница между what is the meaning и what does it mean ?
A: They mean exactly the same thing. "What does it mean?" is more common, but both phrases are used, and both sound natural and normal.
Q: В чем разница между I to write "I can't find the meaning" и "I don't find the meaning " ?
A: I can't find the meaning is the proper way to say it.
Q: В чем разница между 'who' (not the meaning of "Who "in the sentence "Who you are.",I mean the another meaning of it.) и 'whose' и 'whom' ?
A: "The girl who leapt through time." The word 'who' shows that the person who 'leapt through time' is 'the girl'. If you just said "The girl leapt through time" that would be past tense. However the girl who leapt through time would be her title or name. (I hope you understand) if you used "whose" it wouldnt make sense "the girl whose leapt through time" because 'whose' is a word which shows that the next part of the sentance belongs to 'the girl'. A sentance with whose in: "whose shoes are these?" (who do these shoes belong to) Lastly, whom has the same meaning of who (in the meaning of who you are talking about) it is not used as much because it sounds very formal. you normally read it in important documents or old stories for example. An example: "whom did he marry?" (Who did he marry?) Please ask if you have aby questions.
Q: В чем разница между meaning и sense ?
A: Meaning its the translation in other language; sense its when something is illogical
Q: В чем разница между meaning of the coordinator OR called exclusive и the one called inclusive ?
A: Exclusive or means that you can have A or B, but you can't have both A and B.
Inclusive or means that you can have A or B, and you can also have both A and B.

Translations of "Meaning"

Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? can “mechanics” express the meaning of “working principle”
A: No, "mechanics" refers more to the specific steps to complete working tasks. A working principle helps us figure out what to do and the mechanics describe how we do it.
Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? what is the meaning of 'it was smart on someone's part.'?
A: It was clever of them.

They acted in a smart manner.

Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? What is the meaning of dramaticalley
A: Dramatically could mean something was described as theatrical like an actor. Or making a big deal, or making something seem more exciting
Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? //(what's the meaning of raise Your Glass
A: At fancy dinners you can see people raise their glasses, say "We drink to (this)," and then clink glasses and drink. You can be cheering for something in the future or offering condolences for something. It's called a toast.
Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? what is the meaning of apologyze
A: I means sorry

Other questions about "Meaning"

Q: What's the meaning of "officially" here?
like, "really starting to get"?

I'm officially terrified.
A: Yup.
i.e. I’m officially going to kill you. (because you pissed me off)
I’m officially over this. (i just moved on from this problem or this topic)
Q: what is the meaning of the phrasal verb "Brick up"?

I was really confused by the dictionary definition, if you can give me some examples I would be grateful.
A: @Yurif03 For "brick up" my expectation would be that it is done with bricks.

Rather than putting a pile of bricks in front of the window, you would use bricks and mortar to make the place the window used to be flush with the adjacent wall. You can google image search "bricked up window" to see what I mean.
Q: What is the meaning(usage) of "over" in "anger over the acquittal" and "protests erupt over the acquittal"?
Are they possible to be replaced with “against" or “about"?
A: Yeah, it is more like "about" or "because of". You could replace it with either of those.

But not really "against" because that won't always fit the same sentences although the idea is certainly related. This is because "against" is more about being "opposed" to something, which is not always the same thing. So "we got in an argument over the dog" but we still both love the dog. Or "we argued over money" but obviously we are not opposed or against money, in fact we probably want more of it!

And protests over the acquittal could easily be a mix of people who are defending it and other people who are against it.
Q: React sharply

Does it necessary involve the meaning of reacting in a negative way? Or it can be a neutral phrase which just means to react quickly (and maybe in a positive way)?
A: When I hear it, I think of someone being very defensive and reactive to something.
Think of someone upsetting another person, just for that person to pull out and point the sharp tip of a knife at them in reaction.
I think that's why "react sharply" usually refers to aggressive or defensive reactions.
When talking about something like prices reacting sharply to something, prices can't get aggressive, but they can be very reactive; the prices can change drastically

Another possible use, coming from "a sharp mind" would be quickly coming up with a strategy or response. "He reacted sharply to his opponent's move while playing chess, keeping the game in his own favor."
Make sure to use context with this though, as some people might still initially assume he reacted aggressively.
It can also be physical quickness, "He reacted sharply and countered the attack," though I don't think it's too common to use it this way

It can't really be used in an any more positive way that these examples, though.
"He reacted sharply to his son's accomplishments"
This still means angry, aggressive, or shocked in a negative way
Q: What's the meaning of "They knew better than to grace her doorstep." ?

Grammarly, shouldn't a word come after "than"?

In the form of "A better than B"...

But this sentence...
The word doesn't come after "than", and the To-adverbial phrase comes right away.
Is some word omitted?
A: it's a set expression. instead of a word, it's a verbal phrase. "you should know better than to go there after dark!" "he knows better than to show his face around here after what he did to that poor girl"

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