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

The meaning of "Rates" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa what's your rates?
A: no, bro lol
Q: O que significa rates??
A: It can mean to score or evaluate something, "He rates (a thing) very high". Also, it can mean a fixed price you pay for a good or service, "What is the pay rate?". Another meaning is a measure of quantity or frequency, "The crime rate rises during the tourist season".
Q: O que significa at slower rates??
A: Something/some process is not as fast as it used to be

Or

Something is not as fast as another thing (if they are being compared to each other)
Q: O que significa The rates are set by a group that regulates taxi company?
A: I'm assuming it's referring to the rates (cost) of taxi service are controlled (regulated) by a group of people who own it
Q: O que significa the above rates reflect triple occupancy,excluding breakfast and 18%vat?
A: The above rates are the price for three people to stay in the room, but this price doesn't include the cost of breakfast or the 18% Value Added Tax.

Synonyms of "Rates" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre what are your rates? e what your rates are? ?
A: Both are correct.
"What are your rates?" in this sentence the speaker focused the question about the RATES. On the other hand,

"What your rates are?" in this question, the speaker focused about "YOUR rates".

This is a bit confusing for some but, usually in terms of speaking the contruction of sentences like this doesn't matter. Yet, in writing these sentences matters.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre rates e proportions ?
A: A rate is a special ratio in which the two terms are in different units. While a proportion is an equation stating that two ratios are equal.

Other questions about "Rates"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar With the increasing rates of e-commerce during the pandemic, online shopping has become more necessary as E-commerce sales in US rises from 150,000 million USD to over 200,000 million USD only just between Q1 and Q2 2020..
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: The rates are hovering around 3% or 4%.
The rates are hovering between 3% and 4%. soa natural?
A: You should use "and". You can say "around" which means it can go slightly above or below the two figures, or "between" wihch means that it stays between the two figures.
Q: “Suicide rates in Japan have jumped in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic...”
From The Japan Times

I’m not sure why it says “rates”, in plural.
What if it was in singular? What would the difference be?:)

Thank you for your help in advance!
A: @Molinari Ah, yes. They were right to use plural "rates" then. It looks like these rates are being measured across demographics.

It's probably not just the women's rate and the children's rate that are rising. The word "particularly" means of special note within the rates that went up.

It would read something like below:
"“Suicide rates in Japan have jumped in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the rates that increased, the women's rate and the children's rate rose notably."
Q: The rates of bullying and victimization issues varies by country. bullying rates in UK revealed higher rates of bullying compared to bullying rates in Norway. It has not been published a survey of North American schools, but Perry and Kusel used a peer nomination scale to investigate child bullying. Stephenson and Simith compared the behavior of teachers in schools with high bullying rates with those in schools with low bullying rates. Teachers from schools with low rates of bullying emphasize the importance of preventing bullying to students, while teachers from schools with high rates of bullying on the other side emphasize what students should do when students bully other students. The survey was conducted a survey on bullying in the city of Toronto to examine students' perceptions of bullies-victim problems and their perceptions of school violence among parents, teachers. soa natural?
A: × The rates of bullying and victimization issues varies by country.
✓ The rates of bullying and victimization issues vary by country.

× bullying rates in UK revealed higher rates of bullying compared to bullying rates in Norway.
✓ In the UK it was revealed that there were higher rates of bullying compared to bullying rates in Norway.

× It has not been published a survey of North American schools, but Perry and Kusel used a peer nomination scale to investigate child bullying.
✓ A survey has yet to be published in North American schools, but Perry and Kusel used a peer nomination scale to investigate child bullying.

× Stephenson and Simith compared the behavior of teachers in schools with high bullying rates with those in schools with low bullying rates.
✓ Stephenson and Simith compared the behavior of teachers in schools with high bullying rates and with those in schools with low bullying rates.

× Teachers from schools with low rates of bullying emphasize the importance of preventing bullying to students, while teachers from schools with high rates of bullying on the other side emphasize what students should do when students bully other students.
✓ Teachers from schools with low rates of bullying emphasize the importance of preventing bullying to students, while teachers from schools with high rates of bullying emphasize what students should do when bullying occurs.

× The survey was conducted a survey on bullying in the city of Toronto to examine students' perceptions of bullies-victim problems and their perceptions of school violence among parents, teachers.
✓ The survey was conducted in the city of Toronto which examined students' perceptions of bullied- victims and their perceptions of school violence among parents and teachers.

Q: "The rates for that book are very low." soa natural?
A: The rating for that book is very low.
The ratings on that book are very low.

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