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

The meaning of "Cent" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Trying to make cents of
The madness in my head?
A: Trying to understand confusing and strong thoughts or feelings
Q: O que significa that's my two cents?
A: In a conversation after someone has given their thoughts on a situation they sometimes say "that's my two cents" to imply that they have said what they wish and the other person can take their advice or leave it.
Q: O que significa Can I throw my two cents in??
A: It means: can I add in a few of my thoughts/opinions?
Q: O que significa earn every cent?
A: It feels like they are saying, "it doesn't really matter if she loves him. So long as she was a good wife she deserves to inherit." Because they are both adults that are capable of making their own decisions.
Q: O que significa two cents?
A: @yupiv
1. money. they will literally give you two pennies
or
2. figuratively. some will say "I will put my two cents in" or "I will give you my two cents" it's an American idiom that means they will say their opinion or give you an opinion, that is "worth two cents," which is not a lot, and the speaker recognizes that his opinion isn't for everyone to agree with or understand

Example sentences using "Cent"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com cent.
A: 1. The apple was 75 cents.
Usually, we would use euro or dollar etc. for saying how much something would cost. Example: It cost 23 dollars ($).
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com my two cents.
A:

This is very old and cliched expression is only used in one way

If you want my two cents, they should bring back nuclear war and jazz music!!
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com if you want my two cents, public art is an expression of the public itself. what does “if you want my two cents” mean? Thanks in advance. .
A: "If you are interested in my opinion". You will often hear it phrased as "Throwing my two cents in"

Synonyms of "Cent" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre he's one cent shy of a chips

e he lack one cent to buy a chips ?
A: he is short one cent to buy a chips
Q: Qual é a diferença entre In my two cents... e On my two cents... e which one is natural? ?
A: The first one is better. I have never heard anyone say "on my two cents". However, people also rarely say "in my two cents", but rather,
"My two cents- that never works, because_____"
Or you can end it with in my two cents:
"Because of this, that never works, in my two cents.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre cent e penny e pence ?
A: They are different words for the same thing.
Pence is used in the UK.
Penny is used in the US.
Cent means “one hundredth of something” so one cent is one hundredth of a dollar (US) so 100 pennies (or cents) is the same as a single 1 Dollar bill. Not as knowledgeable on British money but I think 100 pence is equal to 1 pound...
Q: Qual é a diferença entre per cent e percent ?
A: @misokatsu:
読めますでしょうか?
http://grammarist.com/spelling/percent-per-cent/
Q: Qual é a diferença entre per cent e percent ?
A: It actually means the same thing.
However, percent is more of an American usage, while "per cent" is used by the British and other countries. Just remember to be consistent and stick to one version when writing.

EDIT: A note I forgot to mention- when spelling out "percentage", you don't split it, it stays together. It is kind of a given, but I thought it wouldn't hurt to mention it.

Translations of "Cent"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? send, sent and cent
A: "sent" dan "cent" adalah sama, tetapi "send" yang berbeda.

maaf, bahasa indonesia saya miskin.

"sent" and "cent" are the same, but "send" is different.

sorry, my indonesian is poor.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? cent kilomètres de la capitale
A: 'One hundred from the capital.'
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? It's not worth a cent if the life has no story.
A: An uneventful life isn't worth living.
A boring life is worthless.

Other questions about "Cent"

Q: Why do I always have to put my two cents in on everything? soa natural?
A: this is a great self-critical phrase when you're frustrated with yourself after you get involved in certain conversations
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar 5 cent.
A: [1 cent. 5 cents -plural.] It is pronounced like “sense.”
Q: Over eight per cent of people eating fast food daily have a lot of symptoms, such as obesity and hypertension, because fast food contains high proportion of sugar and salt. soa natural?
A: Unnatural because obesity is not a symptom, but a disease 😅
So you maybe you wanted to say "... daily show a lot of symptoms of obesity, such as hypertension ..."
Q: ninety per cent of all robots today are used in factories. soa natural?
A: Clear to hear but “factories” can be improved to make it better
Q: What does "five cents" mean?
(Sorry, i don't have a relevant context but i heard a person giving a presentation speaks "oh, another five cents" in the middle of presentation.)
A: It basically means "opinion", in a modest way. "Two cents" is the more common version, but they mean the same thing.

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