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

The meaning of "Santa" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa What do you get if you cross Santa with a duck? -A Christmas Quacker?
A: A "Christmas cracker" is a small gift traditionally included at table settings at Christmas in England. It is pulled apart with a cracking sound, and it includes small toys, candy, and a paper crown.
Q: O que significa A: Santa Claus ain't real?
B: Yes.

Does B think Santa Clause isn't real in this conversation??
A: A asked a declarative question so this means A is asking for a verification/confirmation from B. 'Yes' would mean that the other person agrees with A. So B agrees with A that Santa Claus isn't real.
Q: O que significa Tell me who has me for secret Santa.?
A: secret santa is game with people where people get a number and are suppose to buy a gift for that person with the number and are given said gift on Christmas or a set date
Q: O que significa Why is Santa so fierce?
Because he sleighs.?
A: 😂 It's a wordplay.
sleigh = a sledge drawn by horses or in this cases, santas reindeers
to slay (informal) = to kick ass/greatly impress someone (Tennagers will say 'Slay girl' if one of their girl friends did something good :D)
Q: O que significa Santa's been ?
A: "Been" is a past tense word. It's kind of hard to say what it means on its own. It means whatever comes next already happened in the past. It's kind of the same as "was" except "was" usually shows a more specific time frame.

"I've been here before." = "I was here before."

Santa is a popular mythical figure who comes to everyone's houses on Christmas Eve to give them presents, but you probably already knew that :)

"Santa's been to this house every year." means the same as "Santa came to this house every year."

Synonyms of "Santa" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre How long have you believed in Santa? e How long did you believe in Santa? ?
A: Have you believed implies you still do believe in Santa. Did you believe means you don’t anymore
Q: Qual é a diferença entre How long have you believed in Santa? e How long did you believe in Santa? ?
A: How long have you believed in Santa implies that either the person has believed in santa to this very day or perhaps recently just stopped believing in Santa.

How long did you believe in Santa implies that the person stopped believing in Santa a while ago or a long time ago and is no longer believing in Santa
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Santa Claus e Father Christmas e St Nicholas ?
A: They are all the same as well as Saint Nick.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre He was dressed up like Santa. e He was dressed up as Santa. ?
A: They are the same sentence just another way of saying it

Translations of "Santa"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? The Santa claus put down his gift bag and looked at the sleeping child.
The child put down his tablet and looked at the his father.
The student put down his pencil and looked at the teacher.

Are these sentences natural?
A: Santa Claus put down his gift bag and looked at the sleeping child.
The child put down his tablet and looked at his father.
(drop the "the" in both of these. 3rd is OK)
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Santa viene a meterte gangas por el culo
A: Santa's coming to shove "gangas" up your ass.

no se que son gangas
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Dear Santa We have been good boys and girls throughout the year. Please bring us something nice for Christmas. Does this make sense?
A: It makes sense
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? it is Santa Claus, who is coming over to give presents to Mike's family. Everyone is surprised, and it's a good suprise. especially for Mike because he got a bike. And Santa Claus eats a cookie and leaves to continue his work.
A: Santa Clause is coming over to give presents to Mike’s family. Everyone is pleasantly surprised, especially Mike because he received a bike. Santa eats the cookie from Mike’s family and leaves to continue his work.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Santa cachucha
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Santa"

Q: I used to have a Secret Santa when I was a high school student in the US. soa natural?
A: yeah it makes sense, someone you didn't know bought you a Christmas present.
Q: 1- Santa Claus' melodies.

2- Santa Claus melodies. soa natural?
A: Santa Claus' melodies = the melodies that Santa Claus owns or has
Santa Claus melodies = the kind of melodies that make you think of Santa Claus
Q: So we had this Secret Santa thing in class today. Aside from two people not coming to class, guess who the third one at fault is? Yeah, right! Yours truly forgot to buy the gift. Feeling like the worst Santa ever. My Santa was really thoughtful, though. soa natural?
A: So we had this Secret Santa thing in class today. Aside from two people not SHOWING UP IN class, guess who the third one WHO SCREWED UP is? THAT’S right! Yours truly forgot to buy A gift. Feeling like the worst Santa ever. My Santa was really thoughtful, though.
Q: We are heading on over to Santa monica right now soa natural?
Q: You should request a present to Santa claus. soa natural?
A: @e030137064 rather than to it is "from Santa Claus"

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