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

The meaning of "Downtown" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa  Take a stroll in downtown Denver during rodeo fortnight.

What is "rodeo fortnight"??
A:

A fortnight is any two week period. Rodeo fortnight is the two weeks of the year when they have a rodeo in Denver, Colorado.
Q: O que significa downtown?
A: center of city
Q: O que significa We ended up going there instead of downtown?
A: @haileyjun: yes. It's important to remember that they didn't go downtown BECAUSE they went somewhere else. That's why you can use the "we ended up going...." structure.
Q: O que significa downtown?
A: Downtown is usually the inner or more busy part of a city.

Example sentences using "Downtown"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com downtown as an adv..
A: I drove downtown.
You need to go downtown four blocks.
That basketball shot came from way downtown!
The cost of parking downtown is outrageous!
The tunnel under the Hudson river to downtown New York was finished in 1909.
Deidre walked through the street fair in downtown Atlanta.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com downtown.
A: Downtown = city centre
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com downtown.
A: "Let's go downtown"

Synonyms of "Downtown" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre downtown. e central part ?
A: Two answers.

1) “downtown” usually means “where most of the activity happens.“ That’s different in every city. It is not necessarily in the physical (geographical) center of the city. The “central part“ would most likely mean the literal, physical center of the city.

2) I just want to check… Is it possible you heard the phrase “Central Park”? And are you talking about New York City? If so: “Central Park“ is the name of a well-known green space, like a bit of the countryside or forest in the middle of a city.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre downtown e uptown ?
A: in the US, downtown is the center of the city where the skyscrapers are. Usually where office and government buildings are.
Uptown is usually to the north of downtown, where there can be some offices, but not nearly as many as the cluster that is downtown. it tends to have more restaurants and entertainment, and it is the urban part of the city where people live, usually in nicer/upper scale more expensive apartments than living in the suburbs (where lower to middle class live, mostly in houses and cheaper apartments, depending on the city).
Q: Qual é a diferença entre when will you go to the downtown? e when do you go to the downtown? e when are you going to the downtown? ?
A: When do you is asking about habits but can also be used for the immediate future. When will is just talking about the future. Sometimes the simple present can be used to talk about the future as in "My plane leaves tomorrow"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre downtown e center ?
A: Downtown is a part of town where all the businesses are. Center is never used to describe American cities, only foreign cities. On top of that, a center is usually a building with a specific purpose, for example a resource center.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I'm downtown e I'm in downtown ?
A: I'm in downtown sounds very unnatural.
I'm downtown is the correct way to say it, though they technically mean the same thing.

However, if you're downtown in a certain city( like Tokyo ), then you can say, "I'm in downtown Tokyo!"

Translations of "Downtown"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? is it natural?

I went the downtown with my friends. we had a dinner at steak house. i didn't know that many stores closed at Christmas. it was a very shocking. because my conurty, many sotres open especially, special days.
A: You might want to say

I went downtown with my friends. We had dinner at a steak house. I didn’t know that so many stores would be closed on Christmas. It was very shocking , because where I live many stores are open especially on special days.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? “i got out of downtown and went to the suburb area”is that sound natural?
A: It’s pretty natural! I would maybe change “downtown.”
Like, “I got out of the city and went to the suburb.” Or you could even say, “I got out of the city and went to the country.”
Sometimes we use country meaning fields, farms or mountain areas.
I hope that helps!
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I'm going downtown or I'm going to downtown
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "How can I get to downtown from here?" Does it sound okay?
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? go downtown
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Other questions about "Downtown"

Q: I usually go downtown by bus,but I will try going by taxi because I won the lottery.
soa natural?
A: @Frances_D. I would say: I have won the lottery instead of I won the lottery, when something has recently happened.
Q: While walking in downtown with Chipotle bag, I was talked to by a young black guy to ask for giving something. I said to him "sorry" as the meaning of rejection.
But he replayed to me again and again " why do you say sorry?""what do you sorry for?"
Is the word "sorry" not suitable for this situation to express NO?
A: I would say sorry + some reason, like "I'm sorry, but I gotta go." When people like him ask me for money, I simply say, "I only have credit cars, sorry." And then I just keep walking.
Q: I went to the downtown in Kyoto for shopping today. I saw a lot of foreign tourists everywhere. I was surprised that so many foreign tourists were in Kyoto. soa natural?
A: This is pretty good. I'm not sure about 'the downtown'. You could either write 'the downtown area', or just 'downtown'. So "I went downtown in Kyoto for some shopping today, and I noticed there were many tourists. I was surprised to see so many foreign tourists visiting Kyoto.'
Q: It is close to downtown in Hiroshima. soa natural?
A: @get764: it's close to down town Hiroshima. Because you are already speaking of the location = Hiroshima, you don't need to use "in"
Q: I live downtown. (i don't need "in" before downtown?)

I go downtown every day. (i don't need "to" before downtown?)

I came from downtown. (i need "from" before downtown?)

I take the train to downtown. (i need "to" before downtown?) soa natural?
A: Everything is good except the last one

It should be "I take the train downtown"

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