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

The meaning of "Corner" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa In the time-out corner ?
A: Spending time in a corner usually called "time out" after you have done something bad.
Q: O que significa "It's just treating a corner case."?
A: A "corner case" is a rare event, something that does not happen often. Treating one is usually a waste of time.
Q: O que significa all corners of the world?
A: Everywhere in the world.

You can find food "at all corners of" the world = You can find food "everywhere" in the world
Q: O que significa corner?
A: "esquina"
Q: O que significa как перевести на русский? I watched out of the corner of my eye. ?
A: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/out-of-from-the-corner-of-your-eye

"If you see something out of/from the corner of your eye, you see it but not clearly because it happens to the side of you:
I saw something move out of the corner of my eye."


So to watch out of the corner of your eye is to look forward, but watch something by moving your eyes in that direction and trying to see/watch what you are looking at.

Example sentences using "Corner"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com corner.
A: Corner: A place where two walls meet.

Inside your home:
"John, go stand in the corner" - Punishment / Discipline

Location / Giving directions:
"The store is just around the corner by the hardware store."

"Where is the bathroom?"
"It's around the corner."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com cutting corners.
A: Cutting corners basically means taking shortcuts or doing things quickly instead of correctly

Don’t go cutting corners on this assignment

Please don’t cut any corners on this, do it right

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com just around the corner.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Just around the corner.
A: I'm going just around the corner to the movie theatre.

The restaurant that I like is just around the corner.

A variation you can use is "just around the bend". Both of these expressions are used to describe distance but it is figurative, meaning that the place you are saying is "just around the corner" might not be exactly just around the corner from where you physically are. It simply means that something is not far away.

Synonyms of "Corner" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre corner case e edge case ?
A: No real difference.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre in the corner e at the corner ?
A: In the corner means your inside a building and you're in the corner of the building,

At the corner means you're outside at the corner of two streets

"I'm at the corner of Main Street and Broadway Street"

"I'm in the corner of my living room"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre He's at the corner. e He's on the corner. ?
A: Both are fine in most situations.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre corner shop e shop ?
A: @Astrrrid Usually Yes.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre corners e bends ?
A: Corner is a sharp turn. Bend is gentle. That's a bend in the screenshot.

Translations of "Corner"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 코앞에 다가오다. = 마감 시간이 얼마 남지 않았을때
around the corner . is this right?
A: Yes that’s right, but it’s commonly said like: “It’s just around the corner.”

“The deadline is just around the corner, I have to hurry.”

“I have to focus on my project, the deadline is just around the corner.”
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? behind the corner or around the corner ?
A: Around The Corner
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? I’m just going to the corner shop to get some fish and chips
A: Here's my take. "You want any?" Very casual. :)

Your pronunciation is good. Just work on the rhythm to make the whole phrase more natural and flowing.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "Which one is correct?"
"A guy/store on the corner" or "A guy/store in the corner"
I'm pretty sure the right one must be "on" but i read an article in which they were using "in" so, i'm a little bit confused
A: a guy on the corner = he is standing outside at the place where two streets meet
a guy in the corner = he is standing inside at the place where two walls meet
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? what does "it's around the corner from the cafe" mean?
A: Sounds like someone is saying "it's around the corner from the cafe"?!
Haha, it's kind of a vague description...

I assume, there's a cafe, and if you go "around the corner from the cafe" you should be able to see it. Maybe try walking around the cafe or something?

But I also feel like sometimes people can also say "it's around the corner from the cafe" when they actually mean "near/around that general area"

Other questions about "Corner"

Q: She's sitting at/on the corner seat. soa natural?
A: She’s sitting on the corner seat is best.
Q: I cut corners at my drawing. soa natural?
A: I cut corners with my drawing.
Q: She loves this corner. soa natural?
A: oh then yes it sounds very natural
Q: Why don't you turn the corner which you usually don't turn, you (would / could ) find simething new.

Which is natural would or could??
and please tell me why.
A: "Could" is better because it's only a possibility. "Would" is a more certain word.
Q: I'm just around the corner! soa natural?
A: yes, it means "I'll be there soon" or "I'll be there shortly"

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