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

The meaning of "Notch" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Suddenly he raised his voice a notch.?
A: well the first one is increasing how personal the risks are. and then second one is increasing how many risks he will take
Q: O que significa turned down a few notchs?
A: The thermostat was turned down a few notches. Maybe it was set from 11 to 8. A notch is every time you turn it and it clicks. There is also an expression "turn it down a notch" meaning relax, slow down, quiet down. You say it when you want someone to decrease the intensity of whatever they are doing.
Q: O que significa take it down a notch?
A: “Take it down a notch” means to calm down or slow something down.

Let’s say a group of people are being unusually loud somebody might say “Take it down a notch!”

Examples

“You guys are being way too loud! Take it down a notch!”

“You’re going over the speed limit, take it down a notch.”
Q: O que significa Take it up a notch?
A: To make something more intense.
Q: O que significa top notch quality?
A: "Top notch quality" is the best quality.

"Top notch" always means the very best.

Example sentences using "Notch"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com 'top notch'.
A: That was a top notch performance at the concert last night.

This food really is top notch.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com keep it up a notch.
A: I have never heard it as "keep it up a notch". It is either "kick it up a notch" or "take it up a notch".

It means to make something more exciting, interesting, or intense.

1. Wow, this party sucks!
Let's kick it up a notch! (by making it more fun in some way)

2. This food is very bland.
Let's kick it up a notch (by adding spices or something to make it taste better)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com top notch .
A: That meal was top notch. The film was top notch. It just means great but in a very slang way so only use it in conventional English rather than formal
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com notch.
A: Let's kick it up a notch!
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com notch (as noun and as verb).
A: turn it up a notch ( a little bit)

Synonyms of "Notch" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre a notch e a level ?
A: The words do not have a lot in common, however I can see some similarities.

A level = a certain height

A floor of a building can be a level.
A degree of difficulty can be a level.
A bubble level (tool) can be called a level.

A notch = a slight difference

A difference on a surface like your camera notch on your phone screen is called a notch.
A cutaway slot is called a notch.
A motorcycle transmission gear can be called a notch. Therefore "kicking it up a notch" means shift to a higher gear (to go faster).

I hope the last one explains "Kick your art up a notch." which, you guessed it, essentially means to bring your art to a higher level :)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre take it up a notch e take it to the next level ?
A: @IncurableiLLness They both mean essentially the same thing. "Take it up a notch" is a subtly more formal way of saying "take it to the next level." You would hear your boss say "Take it up a notch," at a meeting, and you would hear your friend say "Take it to the next level!" when you are challenging yourself like doing rock climbing!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre top notch e first class ?
A: They have the same meaning if used in the same context.
"Top notch" = Of the highest level
"First class" = Of the most exclusive group
Q: Qual é a diferença entre notch e win ?
A: We won the baseball game.

Seeing that she was behind, the marathon runner stepped up her pace a notch. (She increased her effort.)

Translations of "Notch"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? top notch
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? top notch skills
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? what does " up a notch" mean?
A: Up a notch means to speak a little bit louder
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? he wished he'd dial it back a few notches
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? it is top notch
A: It is top notch.

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Other questions about "Notch"

Q: "take down it a notch" is old expression?
A: It has been around a long time, but is still in use.
Q: That's one notch above sexual harassment. soa natural?
A: Good 🙏
Q: Take it down a notch. Is it “don’t be so hard on them”?
A: Yea! He's telling them to relax and not worry about it.

We use that phrase in different ways,

Example: We've been drinking non-stop all night. Let slow down and take it down a notch.

Ex: Your music is really loud, could you turn it down a notch? (Just like, "turn it down a little?")
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar notch.
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Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar notch.
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