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

The meaning of "Listening" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Hello.Im listening to American trap music recently. And i start to hear the word "finna". As much as i get its a abbreviation like gotta' or Ima'. But i just could not find the mening of it. Can you tell me what it means ?

A: It‘s slang for “fixing to” (which means “going to”)
Q: O que significa I'm done with listening blah blah?
A: I'm done with listening means that they no longer want to listen to whatever it is that they are listening to
Q: O que significa 1.Imagine listening to this song at home and snogging with your mate in a cozy night.
2.Imagine listening to this song in a cozy night and kissing with your mate at home.
👆Which is better and natural?or they're wrong.
Mate or partner?Kiss or snog??
A: the second one is more natural although it will be more correct and fluent to say "and kissing your partner at home".
partner is better because it's more formal , the word mate is usually used for animals and also kiss is more formal and more used rather than snog since it's very vulgar.
Q: O que significa I’m listening to “thinking out loud” by Ed Sheeran. I wanted to ask about his lyrics. What dose this phrase “ when my hairs all but gone” mean?? I could guess the meaning but I can’t understand the grammar. could anyone teach me about that???
A: The phrase "all but" in this situation means "very nearly" or "almost". Therefore, Ed is saying "when my hair is nearly gone", or in other words, "when I'm almost completely bald."
Another example: The Saiyans were all but extinct after Freeza destroyed their home planet, Vegeta.

By the way, "all but" can also mean "all except".
For example: "I have collected all but one of the dragonballs." (I have found all of them except for one)
Q: O que significa Amplify your listening experience to epic levels?
A: "epic" kind of means "big". "to epic levels" is similar to "to the next level". it means it will improve something.

Example sentences using "Listening"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com complain ( ‘I’m fed up with listening to you complaining’ I can’t understand why it’s used ‘you complaining’. Can’t I say ‘-listening to YOUR complaining or you COMPLAIN?.
A: Thank you.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "listening to"와 listening for"은 어떻게 다른가요?.
Listening to - listening in the direction of something particular

I am listening to music.

She is listening to the sounds of the ocean.

Listening for - purpose of listening

I am listening for any noises in the recording so that I can edit it out.

Shelly is listening for her name to be called so that she can step forward.

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com how improve listening skill?.
A: Watch movies/tv shows as well as interviews and funny videos in English, and find some good music in English :) good luck
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com It is really nice to talk with you while listening the music. Is it right? Could we sayIt is really nice to talk with you as listen to the music. .
A: Also you could say "it is really nice to listen to (the) music while talking to you."

Synonyms of "Listening" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre listening comprehension e listening understanding ?
A: They both mean the same thing (understanding/comprehension) but no one ever says listening understanding- they say listening comprehension.

-You have a really good understanding of musical theory!
-My comprehension of the gaelic language is iffy, but I’m working on it
-Today, class, we will be working on our listening comprehension skills.
-His understanding of relationships isn’t the greatest seeing as he’s never held one for longer than a couple weeks.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre i'm looking forward to listening from you e i'm looking forward to listen from you ?
A: you can say
"i look forward to meeting you"
"i'm looking forward to meeting you"

both are correct!!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I like listening to music e I like listening to the music ?
A: the first one means you like to listen to music in general , any type of music
but the second one means you like listening to a specific music
also when you say (the music) without referring to a specific type , then you must have talked about the type before
ex. I like soft music , even if no one is singing with it , I like listening to the music.
I hope this is helpful
I can help you more if I can know where are you using the sentence
Q: Qual é a diferença entre listening e even listening ?
A: The 'even' emphasizes the sentence.

Are you listening?
Are you even listening?(basically, it sounds a little more hostile.)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre listening e hearing ?
A: "Hearing" means to hear sounds, but "listening" means to hear and actually try to understand

Sometimes, we hear people but we do not listen to them.

Translations of "Listening"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Thank you for listening to my introduction.

I wanna introduce myself in English.
I was confused about which expression is the best “my introduction,” ”my self introduction,” ”myself introduction,” or “introduction of myself.”
A: "my introduction"と"my self-introduction"はいいです。
"introduction of myself"もいいですが、わざとらしいと思います。
"myself introduction"は行けない。"myself"は「自分」です。
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 제 소개를 들어주셔서 감사합니다.

Thank you for listening to my self-introduction.
A: "Thank you for listening to my introduction."

If you mean or want to say "자기소개", then "self-introduction" is fine.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I like listening music.
A: I like listening to music*
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 聴き取れるようになってきた (when I want to say that I can now understand more than before listening to English)
A: I’m at / I’ve reached a point where I can keep up (with spoken English).
I’m at / I’ve reached a point where I can follow a conversation (in English).
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? After listening many kind of songs, I tried to start knowing deeply about you .
A: After listening to different songs, I tried to learn more about you.

Other questions about "Listening"

Q: listening to boring podcast always making me falling asleep soa natural?
A: podcasts, assuming it's more than one time
Q: how to improve listening and speaking skills?
A: @ExtremelyCruel: Speech Shadowing.
Q: I will listening tomorrow the CD in my car. My computer don't have input to CD. soa natural?
A: @FABIOSCAPAD: 'I will listen to the CD tomorrow in my car. My computer doesn't have a CD(/DVD) drive' is probably a more natural option! :)

A 'CD/DVD drive' is the place you put CDs or DVDs into your computer.
Q: Could you help me with listening please? Watch it and check my transcription.
A: "Put seven squirrels in the box. Alright so that's one, two..."

"Alright, hopefully we'll see more animals--oh here we go."
Q: Just hear me out, You shall have finished listening until other people finish talking. soa natural?
A: Correction:
Just hear me out. You should listen until people are finished talking.

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