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The meaning of "Jerry" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Jerry (Brad Pitt) is a low-level Mafia "mechanic" whose ineptitude is countered by frequent bursts of dumb luck.
- "The Mexican" movie plot

In this case, what does "mechanic" mean?
I thought it means "assassin", but he isn't. ?
A: Reading the plot summary of the movie it seems like it means courier for illicit goods in this case the handgun called “the mexican”. A mafia “mechanic” is not a common term.

A more common term is bagman
Q: O que significa Jerry Rig Everything?
A: To “jerry rig” something means to set up or arrange a system crudely, or in an unofficial, unapproved manner. Making a functioning car with an airplane engine in your garage would be an example of jerry rigging.

“Jerry Rig Everything” means that kind of improvised solution is what the channel focuses on.
Q: O que significa Jerry Brown signed new legislation into law?
A: Legislation is a proposed law that's created by the legislature (the group of elected representatives, like the U.S. Congress or the National Diet in Japan). It becomes a law when the governor puts his signature on it, showing his approval.
Q: O que significa Jerry?
A: It is very rarely used in a pejorative sense nowadays but it used to be a name for a "chamber pot", which is a container for urine, kept under the bed overnight. But as almost no-one has a pot under their bed nowadays, the meaning has dropped out of use. I am told that a Jerry in American English can mean an incompetent person, particularly in skiing, but this is not in use in British English.

Synonyms of "Jerry" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Not until Jerry met his lawyer did he say a word e Jerry did not say a word about the accident until he met his lawyer ?
A: @JohnKimjunior: they both say the same thing. It could be mimicking a speech from earlier centuries which is why I'm not familiar with it. We do not speak like that today.

Translations of "Jerry"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 請問 文法有錯誤嗎Hi,I am Jerry. I want to learn english language. If u want to learn chinese language,we can help each other.
A: Hi,I am Jerry. I want to learn English. If you want to learn Chinese,we can help each other.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? what's mean. "I asked Jerry if he'd fix me up with his sister"
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? Jerry
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Other questions about "Jerry"

Q: Jerry, you better brace yourself today! Is this English natural? If there is another way to say it, please let me know. I'd be happy to answer in a Tom and Jerry kind of way.
A: yes, it is natural.
Q: Can I use "recommended" below instead of "had recommended"?
Jerry tried almost all the local foods his friends #had recommended#.
A: Yeah either

We should take the rest of the food home if we can't finish what we ordered.

Or

We should take the rest of the food home if we can't finish what we've ordered.

Or

We should take the rest of the food home if we can't finish all of it.

Or

We should take the rest of the food home if we can't finish it.

BUT, not

We should take the rest of the food home if we can't finish what we *had* ordered.

Because *had* is one step to far in the past. It should be 'have ordered' or just 'ordered'.

But then If you tell this story in the future, you could say (although it's a bit long winded): "We went to a restaurant yesterday and couldn't finish everything, so we took back the rest of the food that we had ordered". Here 'had' makes sense because it's two steps in the past.
Q: - Where's Jerry? Mr. Green wants to see him.
- I think he _________be I'll. Just now, he coughed and asked me the way to the hospital.

A. may
B. must
A:

A, I think he may be ill.

+This is because they are assuming he is ill. If you were to write must, then you are implying that since he is not here, he is sick
Q: Jerry, Jesus, Sean, Jeremy, Brooklyn.

Which of these names do you think matches my face? Personally, I like "Brooklyn" :)
A: Sean or Brooklyn
Q: Jerry Horne: Sheriff, your 24 hours are up. I demand you to arrest my client or release him!
Sheriff Truman: Ben Horne, you are under arrest for the murder of Laura Palmer.
soa natural?
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