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

The meaning of "Ostrich" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa behave like ostriches?
A: Ostriches place their heads in the sand to rotate their eggs to ensure that they’re being incubated evenly.

To say that someone behaves like an ostrich means that they refuse to acknowledge the existence of problems, almost as though they’re sticking their head in the ground and blinding themselves to the problems around them.
Q: O que significa Inside the ostrich they wear down to a razor-shape edge?
A: It's not nonsense. It's talking about how metallic objects harm ostriches. When people throw such things into the space where an ostrich lives, the bird swallows them because it thinks they're food. Inside its stomach, the digestive juices sharpen the metallic objects until they have a razor-sharp edge.

Synonyms of "Ostrich" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre What do an ostrich and an emu have in common? e what do the ostrich and a emu have in common? ?
A: The first is correct. The second isn't. Use "a" when the word starts with a constant and "an" when it starts with a vowel. You could also say:
an ostrich and emu
the ostrich and emu
the ostrich and the emu

Translations of "Ostrich"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? What does the ostrich do to the dog?
A: The ostrich is biting the dog’s ear
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? ostrich
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? ostrich
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Other questions about "Ostrich"

Q: An ostrich egg is so strong that a grown-up person can stand on it without it breaking.
An ostrich egg is so strong that a grown-up person can stand on it without breaking it.

Which is correct?
A: The second one. I would say it like “an ostrich egg is so strong that a grown adult could stand on one without breaking it” :)
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar The ostrich kicked out at the men trying to catch her..
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Q: ‎"The ostrich kicked out at the men trying to catch her"

if we didn't know the gender of the ostrich, how would we write it?
A: The ostrich kicked out at the men trying to catch it.
Q: "The ostrich kicked out at the men trying to catch her"

In that sentence, who is "her"? would it be the animal? and why not "It" instead of "her"?
A: The “her” is the ostrich and if it’s a female ostrich , you would always write the gender
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar ostrich.
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