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

The meaning of "Occasion" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa You need to enter into the spirit of the occasion.?
A: You have to get in the mood required in that situation, maybe excitement or joy
Q: O que significa on occasion, there is a party that stretches on into the early morning hours.?
A: It means that sometimes when they have a party, it will last until the next morning.
Q: O que significa On occasion it’s essential, however, to HEAR OUT some salespeople.?
A: Hear out = listen to
Q: O que significa the occasion?
A: 일이요
Q: O que significa what's the occasion??
A: occasion = special event (date, wedding, etc)

What's the occasion? = The speaker wants to know why you are dressed so nicely, why did buy a gift, etc.

Example sentences using "Occasion"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com on one occasion.
A: I have seen some strange things in life. On one occasion, I saw a man in a donkey suit driving a car.

She is always rude to me. On one occasion, she bumped into me, spilled coffee on me, and didn't even apologize.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com on occasion
on occasions.
A: "On occasion, I've been known to sleep in, myself."
"I go to that restaurant on occasion."
"Occasionally I feel like I'm not motivated."

'on occasions", with an 's', in plural, is not really used.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com occasion .
A: Examples:

"I'm dressing up for a special occasion tonight"

"Tomorrow there is a special occasion I need to attend"
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "occasion" (simple examples, please).
A: @LiyaOva: this is a special occasion. Waiter! Bring me a bottle of your best champagne.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com occasion.
A: What will you wear for the occasion?
Her wedding was a great occasion.
On occasion, I go to the beach.
She likes to cut her hair short on occasion.
New Years Day is an occasion to celebrate!
I was drunk on that occasion.
The occasion was a big catastrophe!

Synonyms of "Occasion" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre in occasion e on occasion e occasionally ?
A: "In occasion" --> this is wrong, nobody ever says this

"On occasion" = "Occasionally" --> they both mean "now and then", "from time to time" or "infrequently"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre occasion e opportunity
?
A: Occasions are like special events, for example - A wedding, Valentine's Day, Christmas, a tournament you may have participated in, your birthday or meeting up with family.

Opportunities are just a chance to be taken.

A few examples of this would be

- Your at a park and there's a rollercoaster. Everyone rushes in to get a seat by the time you get there, only 1 seat is left, do you take the opportunity to go on the ride?

- A position opens up at a restaurant, and your looking for work.
do you go for the job and work at the restaurant, or pass the opportunity to do so?

- A new student joins the school you go to, even goes to your classroom.
within moments of being introduced to the class, already your classmates are welcoming the newcomer.
you have the opportunity to do the same and make friends with this student, would you?



These are just some examples, if nothing else, I hope this helps you to understand.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre occasion e opportunity ?
A: For me occasion is when you get to do something for example: It's the occasion to dance " but opportunity is the same except its a chance! Something you may even regret if you don't take the opportunity "It's the best opportunity! You may meet your husband!" The meaning is stronger 😂im so bad at explaining 미안해요(?)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre on occasion e on occasions ?
A: "on occasion" simply means "sometimes".

On occasion, I enjoy going to the park for lunch. - 時々

"On occasions" is less likely to be encountered, and means "when these events happen".

On occasions such as this, I'm reminded of my dearly departed father.
こういうときは亡くなった父を思い出す。

on some occasions - 「というときもある」
Q: Qual é a diferença entre occasion e situation ?
A: An occasion is a special event like a wedding, a date night, a holiday, a birthday, etc.

A situation is a combination of things occurring at a particular time that are connected to each other.

Examples of situations:

locking yourself out of your car.
(You locked the door and left the keys inside.)

Seeing your ex-boyfriend while you are in a date with someone new.
(You are on a date at a restaurant and your ex-boyfriend is there as well, also at the same time as you.)

Does this make sense? Basically, occasions are specific events. Situations are scenarios where different things are occurring in relation to each other.

Translations of "Occasion"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? occasion
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? occasion
A: You can listen to the pronunciation of "occasion" on the Oxford Learner's Dictionary.
https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/us/definition/english/occasion_1?q=occasion
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? occasion
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? On the occasion of birthday, we wish you success in the private and professional fields.
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Befitting the occasion's somber mood
A: "Befitting the occasion's somber mood" sounds fine to me :) Maybe "It's fitting for the bleakness of the occasion" would be more casual, if that's what you want. But, as with most English sentences, there are many ways to say it!

Other questions about "Occasion"

Q: On what occasion do you use this word?: literally. I hear that word a lot in a conversation.
A: literally every day lol it is a easy way to express how much or if you are shocked
Q: What occasion do you say 'democratic 'as an answer?
A: "What kind of society do you live in?"
"A democratic society."

It has to be a question where the answer involves the topics of fairness / political views / political systems.
Q: What occasion do people use "by means of"? Is it more formal than " by using"?
Is there any difference?
Thank you!
A: Sometimes you can just say "by".

She went into space by means of a rocket.

She went into space by rocket.

So it is just a longer way to say it, although it doesn't suit every "by" or every "using".

It is kind of formal.
Q: it's a rarely happening occasion when... soa natural?
A: Just say....it's a rare occasion
Q: How do you say "an occasion to celebrate" ?

"a celebration occasion" ?
"a celebratory occasion" ?

There isn't such a term?

I'd like to make a sentence like this:
In celebration occasions the Japanese often eat fish.

Should I instead say:
"In times of celebration the Japanese often eat fish." ?
A: I would personally say "On celebratory occasions, the Japanese often eat fish."

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