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

Example sentences using "Oily"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com oily.
A: You could say ‘Because I have oily skin I need this face wash’. Or ‘The food here is so oily it upsets my stomach.’

Synonyms of "Oily" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre oily e greasy ?
A: They mean the same thing basically. If you get technical then obviously greasy is for grease and oily is for oil.
An example would be hair. If you have not washed it in a while then you would say your hair is greasy or oily. It does not matter too much.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre oily e greasy ?
A: the words can be used interchangeably, but they're not exactly the same. for example the following two sentences are both correct:

the boy's hair was greasy.
the boy's hair was oily.

however, greasy can refer to a thicker oily substance. Think of the texture that you have when you rub butter on your hands. That is greasy. the oil on the engine of your car is greasy.

now think of How vegetable oil feels on your hands. that is oily.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre oily e greasy ?
A: ...no difference...they mean the same thing...they are both synonyms of each other..hope this helps!
Q: Qual é a diferença entre "oily" e "greasy" ?
A: I'd say there is a difference.

If something is "greasy" it tends to contain perhaps sand, dust or food particles and have an overall thicker consistency.

Whilst if you something is "oily" it just as it is.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre oily e greasy e fatty ?
A: Oily is used to describe the texture or surface of something. Ex: That's boys face was oily.

Greasy is similar as well but can be used to express also taste. Ex: That hamburger tasted greasy.

Fatty is used to describe foods that people feel contain a lot of fat or can make you fat. Ex: Don't eat that donut it's fatty!

Translations of "Oily"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? oily
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