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

The meaning of "Explanation" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa I might have butchered the explanation ?
A: a synonym for "to butcher" is to ruin

alternatives are "i' ve fucked up" or "i failed"

Q: O que significa (This is an explanation of the word ‘tons of’) There are tons of apples on this tree this year.How the verb here is plural because of ‘apples’, but singular in the example before with ‘food’ - number depends on the noun following, not on tons/lots/loads.?
A: Hmmm... I disagree. 😬

It says:

There are tons of apples.
There is tons of food.

(‘Are’ is the plural verb, ‘is’ is the singular verb.)

So far so good. ✅

However it says the plurality of is/are ignores ton/tons.


“There is a ton of apples.”

...seems perfectly good to me.
Q: O que significa explanation?
A: Explicação
Q: O que significa That is, we need an explanation for the fact that learners eventually know more about the language than they could reasonably have learned if they had to depend entirely on the input they are exposed. ?
A: It means, we need an answer to this question - Why do people who have been learning a language for some time know more about that language than they have been taught? The answer might be - As we learn the rules and vocabulary of a language we gain an understanding that allows us to construct sentances on our own, even if we have not been taught them.
Q: O que significa No explanation ?
A: sin explicación alguna

Example sentences using "Explanation"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com So much for
Please give me explanation how to use this 🙏.
A: Mmmm, you probably mean the colloquial use where you have just found out that information you were given or something someone said is false. You say "so much for" followed by the false information that you were given.

Suppose last week a friend promised to help you move house this evening, but another friend just told you that she knows the first friend is going to a party tonight, you might say
"so much for moving house then!"

Or, someone told you she was giving up alcohol and you just heard she bought a bottle of vodka, you could say "so much for the sober like, then!"

You were going to go to the theatre in the city tonight but there is a bus strike and you cannot afford a taxi: "so much for my night out, then"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com can I say “can you concrete explanation?”.
A: "can you concrete explanation" is not natural
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com in which and whereby. and please some brief explanation of meaning for these words..
A: Which - asking to choose from set of things
e.g which cake tastes the best?
which - referring to something previously mentioned
e.g. the event which we were talking about earlier

Whereby - by which
let's create a system whereby people can learn independently
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com ain't and please give me explanation about it word??.
A: is a contraction of "am not", "is not", "are not", "has not", or "have not" but this word is not considered to be correct English by some people.

1. They ain't got nothing to say
2. He ain’t coming in today
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Could you show me explanations about ''in, on, at, of, from'' use?.
A: In means “to go into” so when you walk into a house, you are “in” the house. On means “to go onto” so when you walk onto the sidewalk you are “on” the sidewalk. At means “location” so if someone says “we are at the mall” it means their location is the mall. Of means “to obtain” so if someone said “i need two of these.” or “I will take care of him.” it means they are obtaining/doing. From is a past tense word it means “past location” so before when I said “at the mall” if we left the mall and went somewhere else it would be “we went from the mall to the restaurant”

Synonyms of "Explanation" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre explanation e explication ?
A: I never heard someone say explication. It's in the dictionary, but not used very much.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre explanation e account ?
A: They are two completely different words.

An explanation is making a statement, idea or situation clear to someone by describing it in more detail or revealing relevant facts and/or to give reasons to justify or excuse (an action or event).

An account is a report or description of an event or an experience or a record/statement of financial expenditure. The verb form of account is to consider or regard in a specified way.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre thank you for the explanation e thank you for your explanation ?
A: They are basically the same however the second one directs the thanks to the person giving the explanation. The subtle difference does not change the message of the sentence.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre what do you say? (said after long explanation) e what do you think? ?
A: they mean similar things however "What do you say?" Is more of asking for a response or an answer. "What do you think?" Is asking for an opinion
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Could you help me to give some explanation what the differences are between "although" and "though"" in meaning and using? e ö ?
A: They are interchangeable. "Though" is a little more casual.

Translations of "Explanation"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? I need an explanation about this word - "ameliorate"
Should I use it or it'd be better don't (because it's uncommon or/and risky for non-native)
If I can, in which context?
Tell me how would you use it
A: for ex, when your school result is higher than before u can say" my work has ameliorated"
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "rational explanation", "reasonable explanation", are they the same? which is commonly used in everyday English?
A: Both are used, but they are slightly different.
"Rational explanation" means more that it is based on logic, facts, science, common sense, etc.; and not on feelings, religion, paranoia, etc.
"Reasonable explanation" means more that it seems appropriate, that there is no obvious disqualification for the explanation being true; it does not seem like a crazy explanation.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? ‎which one is correct?

1) If you need any explanation...
2) If you need any explanations...
A: If you need any explanation...

The first one.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? その説明は分かりやすい。(this explanation is easy to understand.?)
A: That is correct! It means: This explanation is easy to understand.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 웃픈 표정 (explanation :웃픈은 웃기면서도 슬픈 것을 말하는 줄임말 입니다)
A: a funny but sad expression (줄임말은 없어요 ㅠ)

Other questions about "Explanation"

Q: Thank you very much for your detailed explanations. soa natural?
A: なぜなら今回explanationを日本語にするとただ「説明」じゃなくて、「説明すること」です

Q: I need an explanation of this question's answer.
"Which is correct?
After finishing school, Tim (got/ has got) a job in a factory."
The answer is "got". But I thought Tim usually works there, so "has got" was correct because "has got" were same as "has".
A: The sentence sounds like it's talking about an event that happened in the past, so just "got" is correct.

So, after finishing school (an event that happened in the past), Tim got a job in a factory (which also happened in the past.)

You could then add on "Even today, he still has got that factory job" if he was still working there. But in the original sentence, it has to be just "got."

And for the question below, yes, you can also use "have got" for stating a fact. But actually both of those sentences are correct! "Our house has a garden" AND "our house has got a garden" have the same meaning... confusing, I know ^^;
Q: Giving a short explanation to Dr. Tokman or to the Dr. Tokman soa natural?
A: No, sorry if my answer was confusing.
"Giving a short explanation to Dr. Tokman" is correct. (no "the")
I also meant in the audio it was a little hard to hear the "e" sound at the beginning of the word "explanation". It is still easy to understand, but you will sound more natural if you make that "e" heard.
Q: This is in the explanation of a medicine in the web site of the drug company. Could you tell me the meaning of this, please?
"Proven to keep you as alert and focused as someone without allergies"
A: This medicine is so effective at improving your concentration that you can make a comparison with someone who doesn't have any type of allergies, because people who don't have allergies can concentrate more, theoretically speaking.
Q: I can't come up with other explanations.
他の表現を思いつきません。 soa natural?
A: It sounds natural. しかし、表現は「expression」だが説明は「explanation」です。

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