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

The meaning of "John" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa john?
A: In that case, it seems he needs to use the "toilet" (an American slang)
Q: O que significa talking on the john?
A: Talking while you're on the toilet.
Q: O que significa "john" in 936?
A: A "John" is slang for a man who buys services from a prostitute. Called a John because they are anonymous, like John Doe.
Q: O que significa "to kill a john"?
A: It sounds to me "to kill a John" is to kill a "nobody," an average person. That's why we have the term John Doe as a name for a body without a real identity or name.

Synonyms of "John" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre “I met john 6 months ago” e “I’ve known John for 6 months” ?
A: They are similar in meaning, but there is a subtle difference.

"I've known John for 6 months" suggests you have known him throughout that time, spending time with him on multiple occasions.

"I met John 6 months ago" is more general. It may have just been a one-time meeting/occurrence or you may have spent time together on multiple occasions.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre john doesn't usually drink tea e john usually doesn't drink tea ?
A: John doesn’t usually drink tea = John usually doesn’t drink tea.
They are the same!

In English you can move the word order around a lot.

You can also say:
Usually, John doesn’t drink tea
John doesn’t drink tea usually
Q: Qual é a diferença entre john, bog, loo e toilet ?
A: there is no difference between the meanings, those are just different ways people say the same word in different countries
Q: Qual é a diferença entre John e john ?
A: Normally you would capitalise the first letter of a name though.
John would be more appropriate.

Translations of "John"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? She married john
or
John was married to her.

Both are correct?
A: @__Snowdrop__

It's not so common, I found it hard to think of examples. The only thing I can really think of is this:

Now I'm married with children, I don't have enough time to myself

It means, now I'm married and I have children, I don't have enough time to myself.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? john lo pasa aún peor que la mayoría.
A: John has it worse than most
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? I have the john's lenon's style glasses.
Is it correct?
A: I have john Lennon style glasses
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? john and joan
A: First one is John. Second one is Joan.

Other questions about "John"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar john.
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Q: When john is visited by each character, each of them reminds him who was him once and what could he have done with his power. The emotions he is going through when he is visited by these characters are of pity and shame.
Through these characters John is awaken from his denial and finally knows his purpose. soa natural?
A: When john was visited by each character, each of them reminded him of who he once was and what could he have done with his powers . The emotions he goes through when he is visited by these characters are of pity and shame.
Through these characters John is awaken from his denial and finally knows his purpose.
Q: ex. john was sharering a house with a friend and his wife, who happened to speak Japanese.

In this case,

a friend and his wife spoke Japanese.
or
only his wife spoke Japanese

which is correct?
A: sharing *
Technically it can be both, but if the friend AND the wife could speak Japanese, you would say:
"..., who BOTH happened to speak Japanese."
In your sentence, the context sounds like only the wife can speak Japanese 😁
Q: john hasn't got a CD player or radio. He doesn't listen to music soa natural?
A: oh yea its probably the text book! You pronounced everything correctly! As for your accent, its noticable but its not too strong! :)
Q: john drinks too much, doesn't he? soa natural?
A: For myself, i would rather say "don't you think" rather than "doesn't he".

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