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

The meaning of "Contain" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa I could hardly contain myself.?
A: It was hard for me to control myself
Q: O que significa I can't quite contain?
A: It means that you can almost contain something, but not all the way.
Q: O que significa contain ?
A: It means to hold within a space.

For example: This box contains 3 eggs.
Q: O que significa I can barely contain myself.?
A: Typically, the person is talking about excitement. "I'm too excited to contain it and act like I'm not."
Q: O que significa it contains twice as many 0's as 1's?
A: Can you give us the entire sentence? I'm not sure what it means either without context.

Example sentences using "Contain"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com contain.
A: Please contain the rabid dog.
I put my food in a container.
The prisoners are in containment.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com contain.
A: think of the word contain as meaning have. this movie may have bad language. if we cannot have all of the virus off the planet all the birds will die so it could be used as the same word or different. Here's a different sentence I cannot contain my happiness meaning she can't hold it inside anymore I hope this doesn't confuse you take care
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com contain.
A: "She tried her best to contain her excitement."

"The room was barely big enough to contain everyone who came to the meeting."

"Lets try our best to contain this situation."

"These walls cannot possibly contain the Hulk."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com contain.
A: my book contains lot of information

Synonyms of "Contain" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre contain e put up with ?
A: "Contain" is to hold something, whether it be containing an object in a box or containing your unrequited feelings for someone. "Put up with" is when you have to deal with a specific situation or person.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre contain e include ?
A: Contain = have something inside
Include = to add something

Does this bag
contain clothes? /
have clothes inside?

This bag
contains too much! /
has too much in it!

Have you
included your shoes? /
added your shoes?

This dress
has a belt included /
has a belt with it

Include can be used with people:
Please
include my sister on the invite /
invite my sister as well

Contain isn't often used for people.

Q: Qual é a diferença entre contain e include e involve ?
A: You should get involved in sport clubs.

Please include me in this conversation.

This container contains rice.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre contain e include e involve ?
A: Contain (to have something of)
(全体)
This drink contains alcohol.
Or you can just say
"This is an alcoholic beverage." Or "this has alcohol in it."

Include (having something or someone be a part of something.")(全体の一部)を含む
Please include your telephone and email address.

It's 108 yen, tax included.
(It's more natural to just say: "108yen with tax."

Clerk: your total is 10800yen please.
You: does that include tax?
Clerk: yes

My rent is 50,000 yen per month, and this includes my water bill as well.
家賃は水込みで五万円です。

Involve (to participate, to be a part or something)
Or "to be part of something."

Please don't get me involved.
(巻き込まらないで!)
= I don't want to be part of this.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre contain e include ?
A: Contain means to have inside. Include means to have a part of the whole.
Examples:
"The coffee contains caffeine."
"I was included in the family outing."

Translations of "Contain"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? contain
A: "Can you contain your happiness?"
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? contain
A: That is cồn tá in
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? contain
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? contain

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Q: he barely contained himself soa natural?
A: "He could barely contain himself" sounds a bit more natural
Q: I can barely contain myself. soa natural?
A: make sure you emphasize the r sound in barely by bringing your tongue up and towards the back of your mouth.
Q: I can't contain myself for excite about missing you. soa natural?
A: I can't contain my excitement about missing you.

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