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

The meaning of "Ounce" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa "He was an ounce short of a full serving."?
A: This is an indirect way of saying that the boy was not very intelligent, or perhaps had a mental disability.

It’s similar to another common phrase in English, “he’s not playing with a full deck.”
Q: O que significa ounce?
Q: O que significa Fluid ounces?
A: The measurement of "ounce" can be a weight OR a volume. Fluid ounce means that the measure is made by volume, not weight.
Q: O que significa Every ounce of basic in my body is begging to be at Coachella.?
A: Being basic means being like everyone else.
& cochella is a music festival that everyone goes to

Example sentences using "Ounce"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com have an ounce.
A: "There are 16 ounces to a pound"

"There are 28.35 grams to an ounce."

"I won't give him an ounce of my time."
(slang usage. I won't give him the smallest portion of my time.)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "ounce".
A: It's an American measurement

Other questions about "Ounce"

Q: "How many ounces is this cup?" soa natural?
A: × "How many ounces is this cup?"
✓ "How many ounces are in a cup?"

Q: Every ounce of effort you make in learning English will be amply repaid to you later. soa natural?
A: Yeah, you can say that. It sounds a little formal, but it's good

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