Tag: sentence-meaning

71 Meaning of "respecting" in "no law respecting an establishment of religion" 2018-03-06T14:35:24.433

40 What's the meaning of "Ordinary shampoos need not apply!" on a shampoo bottle? 2016-06-29T10:14:25.770

40 Who is frowning in the sentence "Daisy looked at Tom frowning"? 2019-05-15T17:05:04.057

38 What would natives take for "Today is so yesterday"? 2017-11-20T02:29:17.950

36 What's the meaning of phrases that include "ship", "shipping", when there is a conversation about the heroes of TV series? 2017-12-19T14:48:18.257

35 How to understand "throwing science at the wall here to see what sticks"? 2016-01-08T12:31:33.890

31 What does "Scary-lookin' fing, inee" mean? 2018-11-11T05:15:38.227

29 I don't get this joke "Massive Attack On Pentagon Page 14 News", can anybody explain me its meaning? 2015-12-01T05:53:03.687

24 "She dressed like/as an owl." Which is correct? 2016-08-02T15:14:27.130

23 How to understand "don't code today what you can't debug tomorrow"? 2016-05-06T02:35:20.137

22 What does "my name was down for Eton" mean? 2018-10-29T14:34:13.117

21 "It's them as should be sorry!" grammar 2018-06-13T08:04:03.597

20 Can vehicles sell themselves? Shouldn't it be passive voice? 2016-07-15T07:01:24.783

20 "Man proposes and God disposes." 2016-08-03T03:17:54.627

20 What does the author mean by "What did he there?" 2017-06-29T09:34:45.923

19 What is the meaning of "Jump into the bridge"? 2016-02-02T06:53:01.117

19 Meaning of “we’ll cut him down as for the border he rides” 2018-04-30T17:18:03.487

18 What does 'a hairline crack where the grip meets the graphite shaft on my 3-wood' mean in this English joke? 2017-07-26T14:42:37.630

18 Meaning of “Bulldog drooled courses through his jowls” 2019-10-11T05:10:28.543

17 Why is the definite article used in "I live in the city"? 2017-01-20T21:00:57.843

17 Does a code snippet compile? Or does it get compiled? 2019-08-09T08:22:55.637

17 Grammaticality: 'Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something' 2020-05-18T17:18:32.943

16 This is a good news. This is good news 2015-06-15T14:19:23.883

16 What is the meaning of "Put a bullet in something"? 2016-06-20T04:18:48.597

15 Do these two sentences convey different meanings? 2020-03-10T01:14:33.167

14 What is the relation between "dark side" and "mic check" in these lyrics? 2017-02-06T03:00:15.887

13 Difference between "I'm in the school" and "I'm in school" 2014-10-22T16:12:52.240

13 Living by himself vs Living on his own 2015-01-26T15:08:50.513

13 Difference between "having time to myself" and "having time for myself" 2017-01-18T11:17:23.563

13 Give me a water. Is this expression possible in conversation? 2017-04-07T14:51:46.510

13 What does “produce” mean here? 2018-04-19T14:09:17.880

13 Can fat change into muscle, or not? What does "Fat cannot change into muscle any more than muscle can change into fat." mean? 2020-08-03T07:10:50.350

12 What does "keeping someone in shoe leather" mean? 2014-03-03T10:12:24.467

12 What does "pie" mean in the following sentence? 2014-03-31T16:03:54.680

12 Understanding "Conformity is a virtue, creativity suspect, humor forbidden, and voice mute" 2017-08-17T13:48:10.583

12 How to understand: "The owls are nothing next to the rumors that are flying around"? 2018-09-06T02:29:58.613

11 "It was pleasure to meet you" vs "It was pleasure meeting you" 2015-05-03T18:46:03.917

11 Success is a number/numbers game 2015-11-02T02:44:59.303

11 Difference between "trust", "trust in", and "trust on" 2016-03-28T13:46:57.027

11 How do native speakers say condolences to someone else (especially in AmE)? 2016-12-19T19:08:40.263

11 What does "I saw him wash the car" mean? 2017-03-28T14:25:00.130

11 Help to understand the usage of "after" in "Nothing you need to get a chain saw after yet" 2018-09-15T09:21:51.630

11 What does "ground" mean in this sentence? And what is the sentence saying? 2018-11-08T19:02:45.010

10 What does it mean to give somebody "a less than favorable review"? 2016-09-22T10:41:33.173

10 What does Ambrose Bierce's definition of "eulogy" mean? 2017-10-02T04:50:25.290

9 What does it mean to be saddled with debt? 2014-12-04T01:05:47.853

9 How many are "a couple of twin brothers"? 2015-02-09T20:39:37.697

9 Meaning of 'Where do you go to school?' 2015-10-25T16:06:30.463

9 What is the meaning of this famous Groucho Marx joke? 2015-12-30T12:40:01.397

9 How to understand "Ron had gone a nasty greenish colour"? 2018-10-24T14:10:07.110

9 How to say that you spent the night with someone, you were only sleeping and nothing else? 2019-04-14T11:32:51.090

9 What does "She ran up the stairs two at a time." mean? 2020-03-22T09:05:10.073

9 What does "you a stranger" mean? 2020-05-21T12:02:28.343

8 What does it mean for wind to blow due north? 2015-01-25T14:16:16.570

8 What is the woman trying to say in the following context? 2015-11-27T09:10:53.723

8 Some equivalents for "saving face" 2016-08-01T14:13:28.523

8 What is the meaning of ''cry oneself"? 2016-11-10T19:16:29.567

8 "Holla at your girl" meaning 2017-05-21T23:53:37.070

8 What can "little silver jet" mean in this sentence, as something that interested a baby when it "fell to the ground"? 2017-08-06T03:05:11.470

8 in his ears hammered still the harsh notes – how can ears hammer harsh notes? 2017-09-09T14:16:42.147

8 "I'd like to have something to drink" vs "I'd like to drink something" 2018-10-05T12:23:24.590

7 “occasional stuffed animal” 2014-09-29T19:10:16.927

7 The confusion between "The" or "A" article 2014-10-03T17:43:40.707

7 Why do you always "go down the street" 2015-02-12T22:48:41.820

7 the sentence meaning of 'you can't feed yourself on the day before yesterday' 2015-11-17T07:46:42.383

7 What does "get a spot" mean? 2016-09-20T14:41:06.650

7 Meaning of "I may have thrown in a little thing here or there...'' 2017-02-24T16:14:53.060

7 "Borne her in." What does this sentence mean? 2017-11-24T10:40:51.297

7 There is to such thing 2018-08-10T10:05:50.070

7 Meaning of “it does not do (to do something)” 2018-08-21T06:44:35.027

7 How to understand "No she bludgering well won't!" 2019-12-19T03:18:32.053

6 What does “A man passed him, and a man and a woman, talking” mean? 2014-02-24T13:48:08.893

6 Dr. Who says, "be my pal...". What does this mean in this context? 2014-06-28T19:23:22.750

6 Question about meaning of the phrase "unless otherwise" 2014-07-09T14:14:38.237

6 Meaning of "And I came her majestic reflections to know"? 2014-12-14T18:21:39.927

6 What is the meaning of "You no understand"? 2015-01-17T16:13:58.690

6 What does "I am off to the doctor" mean? 2015-03-12T02:01:12.080

6 "are come" or "have come" correct use 2015-04-25T09:09:25.393

6 Is using two consecutive verbs grammatically correct? 2015-12-08T19:17:54.637

6 I don't get this cartoon! Pem"broke"? 2016-01-23T17:17:34.047

6 What do these sentences mean? 2016-03-26T10:58:11.107

6 How to understand "Bad when better than worse is excellent"? 2016-04-09T02:45:20.940

6 Does this sentence need "if" or "when"? 2016-04-19T17:03:12.283

6 The exact meaning of "must+have+past participle" 2016-09-12T08:00:36.713

6 Past perfect and Past perfect continuous 2016-09-16T16:47:32.730

6 What is that the specific meaning of "Everyone, but everyone, will be there."? 2016-10-14T15:37:02.507

6 Meaning of "She framed the love, and yet she foiled the framing" 2016-10-22T08:49:13.053

6 What's meaning of "the leading edge of edgy" 2017-11-02T07:22:22.473

6 What does this mean: "Johnsy" was familiar for Joanna 2018-04-17T14:50:02.357

6 Meaning of - "I will mind my row" 2018-06-26T08:08:01.920

6 What does "The grass is greener on the other side" mean? 2019-01-03T07:52:59.877

6 How to parse "As for the philosophical content explicitly picks over in the film’s dialogue"? 2019-01-06T23:21:50.870

6 A dog followed the man into the store 2019-01-18T10:16:12.263

6 Using "nakedly" instead of "with nothing on" 2019-04-14T08:52:09.267

6 What does the "more" mean here? 2019-10-21T02:08:14.300

5 What does "from the safety of a shelter" mean in this context? 2014-04-29T11:13:56.823

5 What does she mean if a woman says this to a man, "Did you park your white horse outside?" 2014-05-20T06:06:24.340

5 I find this sentence quite confusing, how to analyse it and get its true meaning? 2014-05-28T07:29:01.747

5 How to understand this sentence 2014-07-02T03:00:19.877