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

The meaning of "Dress" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa the dress accentuates my figure. What does it mean? Can I change 'accentuate' to other word??
A: The dress accentuates my figure. = The dress shows off my figure.

To accentuate means to make more noticeable or prominent.

accentuate = focus attention on, bring/call/draw attention to, point up, underline, underscore, accent, highlight, spotlight, foreground, feature, give prominence to, make more prominent
Q: O que significa What is a can-can dress like? This name is so cute. 😂?
A: the can-can is a kind of line dance where a bunch of dancers stand in rows and do synchronized high kicks. It's old fashioned now, but shows up a lot in cartoons and stuff as a joke. The dancers wear dresses with big colorful layered skirts with lots of ruffles but when they kick they hold the skirts up and you can see their underwear
Q: O que significa is she wearing a dress ?
A: está ella utilizando/llevando un vestido?
Q: O que significa you make that dress look good?
A: 服そのものはいまいちだけど、あなたがとても魅力的だからその服がよく見える、ということらしいです。
私も勉強になりました。
Q: O que significa "Inside one's dress" and "dare to dream" ?
A: I think the granddaughter is expressing doubt of the supposed jealousy by saying "dare to dream" which suggests her grandmother is thinking optimistically.

Example sentences using "Dress"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com lightly dressed.
A: She was too lightly dressed for that cold winter’s day.
The salad was too lightly dressed for his liking.

Typically I wouldn’t say it has a sexual connotation. I suppose if you’re not wearing enough clothes to be warm that might be the reason, but not necessarily :)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com dress code .
A: "The dress code at my school is very strict."
"You can't wear those short shorts. They're against the dress code."
"There was no dress code when I was in college."
私が日本語に訳したらいいですか。
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com dress down.
A: "To dress down for the concert after work, she took off her suit jacket and put on a pair of sneakers. She kept wearing her fancy work blouse and pants."

"The boss gave me a real dressing down after I messed up that presentation! I will not make that mistake again."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com the dress.
A: The dress was blue.
The dress had ruffles.
The dress is red.
Isn't the dress pretty?
Was the dress on sale?
How much was the dress?
In the dress, you look like an angel.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com dressing up.
A: For holidays or special occasions, people enjoy dressing up.
Many people dress up for church or other religious ceremonies.

Synonyms of "Dress" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre the dress that i wore to the party is in my closet e the dress i wore to the party is in my closet ?
A: I can't think of an example where you would leave it out. Maybe if you keep giving examples I could say..
for example 'the book I read yesterday' is the same as 'the book that I read yesterday'
'The food I am going to cook' is the same as 'the food that I am going to cook'
I guess it just puts more emphasis on something.
'The food' is general 'that food' is talking about some food in particular (you may be pointing at it when you say that)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre dress up e dress down ?
A: Dressing up means formal. To dress really nice in a tux or dress.
Dressing down means casual. Jeans and a shirt. Still wear nice clothes just nothing extravagant.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre disguise, dress up e costume ?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Qual é a diferença entre The dress wouldn't look good on you e The dress won' t look good on you ?
A: If someone were to ask "Would the dress look good on me?" it would most likely be because the person wants to know someone's opinion of how she would look if she were to try on the dress.

"Will the dress look good on me?" implies that the person asking the question will definitely try on the dress regardless of the answer to the question.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre dress e skirt ?
A: A dress covers the top and bottom parts of the body. A skirt is only the bottom so a shirt would need to be worn as well.

Translations of "Dress"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I don't think this dress fit me well.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? dress
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? it is not possible to get your dresses , because their are no space in car
A: It's impossible to pick up/go get your dress because there is no more space left in the car
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? What do you call the dress the woman in the picture is wearing in English?
A: that's a grecian front dress
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? how to say that this dress and the shoes don't suit each other, don't look good together?
A: This dress and these shoes don't match.

Other questions about "Dress"

Q: You've got a new dress,haven't you? How much was it? Well, I actually got it for free. soa natural?
A: "You've gotten a new dress, haven't you?"
or
"You got a new dress, didn't you?"

Are ways to say it.
Q: Can you shine those dress shoes over there for me?
A: @Eduardoakaedu: do you mean "can you polish those dress shoes over there for me?"
Q: He dress is very simple. soa natural?
A: I clicked natural by accident. Sorry!

This is unnatural, for it should be:

*The way he dresses is simple.
*The way he dresses is not complicated.
*He is simple in the way he dresses.
Q: This favorite dress is Nasty Gal. soa natural?
A: This is my favorite dress, it's from Nasty Gal.
Q: You dress well .
I like your dress .
And she dresses terriblely. soa natural?
A: If your saying it all at once then it's unnatural but other than that it's good except the last one, instead of terribly use terrible.

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