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

The meaning of "Center" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa At the center of a diplomatic charm offensive?
A: It just means that China would use its vaccine to improve its diplomatic reputation with other countries. So, other countries would be grateful and have a better opinion of China if China supplied those countries with a vaccine. Make sense?
Q: O que significa printed off center?
A: It was not put in the center of the space. It was placed asymmetrically.
Q: O que significa We are at the center of the drama that is our life and, like actors humming it up,……………Why there is a “,” after and??
A: aaaah sorry sorry. I didnt realize I'm so dumb omg. the comma in that situation. Doesn't mean anything, literary, maybe it's just an error of the witter if that is in the end. Because comes are not like " . ", they can't end phases, so it's most likely to be a grammar error.
Q: O que significa Hold fast to the center.?
A: I don't know of any special meaning for 'the center', so this phrase sounds like an instruction for a game or sport. Like if you are swimming, your coach might stay 'hold fast to the center of the lane'. You need to stay as close to the center as possible. Now, if you use the word 'centered' it means that you are mentally and spiritually fit, well. You are focused and emotionally healthy. But that doesn't seem to be the meaning in this case, this strikes me as talking about physically being close to the center of something
Q: O que significa center around ( English explanation is also welcomed.)?
A: It can basically mean that *this* is concluded from *that*. Very similar to the phrase “based off of/on”
Example: “My arguments are centered around the fact that there are many different kinds of dogs.” or
“This idea that this frog is poisonous centers around the fact that it has vivid and light colors on its skin.”

Example sentences using "Center"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com “vortex ”is a center of a “whirlpool”?what the usage of them?.
A: These aren't so much 'daily expressions', but I hope you find the below sample sentences helpful.

"The arrival of typhoon Maria in the Naruto Strait strengthened the world-famous whirlpools; In under 12 hours their vortices had grown to over 10 meters in diameter."

"England's decision to ignore the 13 colonies desire for representation, had thrown it, with little preparation, into the emerging vortex of North American politics. "

"Our relationship was like a vortex - powerful, inescapable, but ultimately, suffocating."

"I find it difficult to explain how I feel. It's as if I'm caught up in a vortex of emotions, trying desperately to keep my head above water."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com center parting .
A: When you part your hair in the middle.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com center and centre (what's the difference?).
A: The difference is just between US English and the rest of the world. In the US center is the correct spelling. As far as I know, everyone else uses UK spelling, which is centre.

Synonyms of "Center" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre center e middle ?
A: they both mean the same thing, although middle is used more often. you wouldn't say "it's the centre of the day," you'd say, "it's the middle of the day"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre center e centre ?
A: Centre is the British/Canadian spelling of “center”, which is American English.

Canadians and Brits will understand both, but I think you’d definitely confuse an American with the “-re” ending 😜
Q: Qual é a diferença entre center e centre ?
A: So they're the same word, just different spelling.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre center e centre ?
A: US = center. UK = centre
Centre is actually French spelling that the British retained long after the Norman French invasion in 1066.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre center e centre ?
A: American vs British spelling. The meanings are the same

Translations of "Center"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? At the center of the picture, right now there are only two paints. But we'd like you to draw 4 paints total.

Please correct the sentence above.
A: In the center of the picture there are only 2 paintings/drawings, but we’d like you to draw 4 paintings/drawings in total.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? At the center, there was a wide expanse for people were dancing in the enthralling music.

wide expanse
wide dance floor

The context is formal party
A: In the center of the room, there was a large dance floor where people were dancing to the elegant music being played.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? center value of up and down amplitudes
A: Based on your other question you are looking for "mean" (or more casually and often called "average"). Similar term is median.

Average(mean) of 2, 5, 10 = (2+5+10)/3 = 5.7

‎If the reception level STAYS within 1 dbV for 10 seconds, the AVERAGE value of the amplitudes will be set as a regular reception level.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? You were the center of class laughter and made me laugh a lot.
A: You can say:
"You were the center of attention and made me laugh a lot."

More likely:
"You were the class clown and made me laugh a lot"

("class clown" is an expression - the person who is often cracking jokes in class)
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? center me aa jao
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Center"

Q: I sometimes go to a civic center for something on business. soa natural?
A: You could say,

"Sometimes I go to a civic center for some business."
Q: The center of TOKYO is where Imperial Palace is located and the further you go from the center, the cheaper the price of hotels are.
soa natural?
A: "The center of Tokyo is where Imperial Palace is located, and as you get farther away from it, hotel prices get cheaper."
Q: She's standing in the center of those two trees. soa natural?
A: I'd like to make a correction from my first answer "she's standing between those two trees." would sound better than my first answer and yup you can use middle interchangeably with center
Q: 🌀 At the center of your being
You have the answer;
You know who you are
And you know what you want.
soa natural?
A: Your being sounded less accentuated than it should have been. However, I am rather desperate to find something to say!
Q: "top dead center is the furthest (or extreme?) top position of the piston, bottom dead center is the furthest bottom position of the piston" soa natural?
A: Seems quite understandable.

I think "furthest top" and "furthest bottom" don't sound natural, perhaps "highest"/"lowest" (you could also use "uppermost"/"bottommost").

For the "," you might want to either make that two sentences or use a word to join them (for example "and"), by joining them you can get rid of one of the "of the piston" statements

"Top" and "bottom" already imply that the piston can't go any further, perhaps use "upper" and "lower"

Both positions would be "extremes" in the piston's range of motion (since each is a place where the piston can't go any farther).

​​"Upper dead center is the highest position and lower dead center is the lowest position of the piston"

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