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

The meaning of "Shakespeare" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Why did Shakespeare use "shall" in this phrase: "When forty winters shall besiege thy brow"? Which is the function of that word in this context??
A: "Shall" had the same meaning in early modern English as "will" does today. In Shakespeare's English, "will" was only for expressing desires, not predicting future events.
Q: O que significa Shakespeare ?
A: Shakespeare was one of the most popular writers in the English language. His plays are studied as classics in almost all English-speaking countries.
Q: O que significa Shakespeare was onto something when he declared music the food of love. But, sometimes, food is the food of love.
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A: シェークスピアが「音楽が愛の食料」と宣言した時は、だいぶ当たっていましたが、時々食料が愛の食料です。

「食料」の代わりに「餌」を使ったらどうかなって思っていますが。「餌」なら、手軽すぎる可能性がありますから、「食料」にしましたが、自分が当たってるかどうかは、知れません。
Q: O que significa This is Shakespeare for the tech savvy. ?
A: Shakespeare for the tech savy means that technology is used when talking or doing something with Shakespeare
Q: O que significa Shakespeare?
A: It means nothing. William Shakespeare was a writer. He wrote plays like "Hamlet" and "Romeo and Juliet."

Synonyms of "Shakespeare" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Shakespeare is considered a greatest poet in British literature. e Shakespeare is considered *to be* a greatest poet in British literature. ?
A: There aren’t any major differences between them. It sounds a little more formal at least to me to say “to be”. Simply say Shakespeare is considered a great poet. 😌
Q: Qual é a diferença entre We know very little about what Shakespeare was or who he lived. e We know very little about which Shakespeare was or how he lived. ?
A: They are both grammatically incorrect. The correct sentence would be, “We know very little about who Shakespeare was and how he lived.”
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Shakespeare achieved true greatness as a writer.
e Shakespeare reached the true greatness as a writer. ?
A: The first one sounds natural. The second doesn’t.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Shakespeare is said to take deliberate risks e Shakespeare is said to have taken deliberate risks ?
A: to take and to have taken are different tense.

Translations of "Shakespeare"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Shakespeare has a vast work of about 40 plays, divided between comedies, tragedies and historical pieces, as well as narrative poems and sonnets.
Although his poetic work is well know the artist has gained more prominence in dramaturgy.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? which of the Shakespeare quote do you like the most.
A: Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;

Other questions about "Shakespeare"

Q: The remains of Shakespeare is buried on Stratford-on-Avon.
soa natural?
A: Same issue. 'Remains' is the subject of the sentence so the verb must be in the plural.
'settlement' is a noun, but it is not the subject of the sentence. 'Settlement' is part of the prepositional phrase, 'of a Roman settlement'. (no capital for settlement after Roman) so...

The remains of a Roman settlement WERE found beneath the brewery.
Q: A. Shakespeare created new words and used them in his plays.

B. He used them in the sandwiches.

Are both sentences A and B correct English?
A: Yes. Adverbs modify verbs.

No, I’m not an English teacher.
There is so much that we don’t learn in terms of grammar in the US! We mostly learn by speaking/reading/writing rather than by learning the particulars of grammar.
Q: Shakespeare is said to have coined many words.
Shakespeare is thought to have coined many words.
Shakespeare is believed to have coined many words. soa natural?
A: grammatically correct but unnatural
Q: Shakespeare isn't up to date, but do you guys think that its English is so old that won't help at all when we think about to build vocabulary? I mean a nice vocabulary for daily conversations.
A: As a native English speaker, Elizabethan English (Shakespeare's English) is almost like another language to me. There are some common words, but using Shakespeare to build your English vocabulary might just end up being confusing
Q: Shakespeare and the other playwrights involved in the globe theatre wrote and performed plays.
They called themselves The Chamberlain's Men. Why did they call themselves this?
A: It has somewhat to do with British politics. It is actually The Lord Chamberlain's Men. The Lord Chamberlain was and still is the person in charge of court entertainment and other such things. So I suppose you could say he was in a way in charge of the company of actors so that's what they called themselves.

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