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

The meaning of "Substance" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa the substance of the movies?
A: Yes, it is true. It is similar to 本質.
Q: O que significa The substance was heated in small temperature increments.?
A: The temperature was slowly and gradually increased for the substance being heated.

Example: Perhaps it was gradually heated in increments of 5 degrees.
Q: O que significa substance over style?
A: I will use clothes as a an example. I can buy a very stylish coat. I then find out that it doesn't keep me warm and dry. I chose style over substance. The substance is the ability to function well as a coat. Had I chosen a good coat, but maybe not as stylish. I chose substance over style.
Q: O que significa a substance rotating like a top

top??
A: "Top" here means a toy that spins. Usually we say "spinning like a top", not rotating.
Q: O que significa make a substance? what does that mean? thank you.
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A: It's a compound verb; the whole phrase is to "make a substance or place dirty." So if something contaminates an object, the object becomes dirty.

For example if bacteria contaminate food, then the food is dirty now and you can't eat it, because if you eat food with bacteria, you will get sick.

Example sentences using "Substance"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com substance .
A: The substance of this conversation was very enlightening.

A man of substance would have not made such a foolish decision.

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com substance.
A: “Substance” Can be used literally or figuratively
A literal example: the glass was filled with an unknown substance
(No one knows what is in the glass, but there is something inside the glass)
A figurative example: I’m looking for an answer with more substance
(I want an answer with more information)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com substances.
A: "A steel tube coated with a waxy substance"
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com subdued , substance.
A: Well these are 2 entirely different words, but: " The police officer subdued the criminal." " The bowl contained a strange, gelatinous substance."

Synonyms of "Substance" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre substance e object ?
A: I was offline for a couple of days and am surprised this is still here. I thought someone else would have answered it by now.

A substance is usually a watery or oily mixture - glue, car oil, cake batter in the bowl, egg and flower. Not a liquid like water, not a solid like rock - something in between. You might stay, "What is this sticky substance on my fingers?

An object is a solid item - a phone, a clock, a pen, a shoe. You will hear the phrase "What is that object in the distance?" = "I see something solid in the distance and I do not know what it is."

Other usages:
In literary/poetic/flowery English, you will hear a phrase like "She is the object of my desire." This could be your girlfriend, this could be your sportscar. The context will tell the listener.

Grammar: "I like jazz" = jazz is the object of like. Only in places like HiNative do we really discuss this.

Substance = the essence, the main point (I realize I may be challenging your vocabulary here). You might hear a someone say, "What is the substance of the lecture?" "We have to save the planet and do so now."

Let me know if this makes sense. I take these questions seriously.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre substance e matter ?
A: A matter is for example silver or gold. Most of the time matter can be in 3 states: solid, liquid and gas.
A substance is more of a chemical product. Drugs can be called substances.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre substance e matter e material ?
A: They can mean the same thing. They can also be slightly different.
"Substance" > weight to something; full-bodied
("The substance was mixed in the experiment.")

"Matter" > science word for a thing that fills space; examples: cars, rocks, oxygen...
((also, matter = problem/issue. "What is the matter (problem)?" ))

"Material" > physical thing; tools; something used to make something else
("I need these materials to make a bed.")
Q: Qual é a diferença entre substance e thing ?
A: Thing is a really broad term. It can mean literally anything.

A substance (in scientific context) usually refers to a kind of tangible matter of uniform property; like a organic substance or a sticky substance.

Translations of "Substance"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? How to substance a goal.

A: I'm not sure what you mean by saying substance a goal. you can say I've achieved my goal or you can say I'm working on my goal or you could say I'm planning out a goal for my life like that. take care
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? hazardous substance, harmful substance, which sounds natural?why?
A: sorry, I can't understand the expression "out of the 2 ways you asked people don't really talk like that", would you please rephrase?
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? substance
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? (mocos. the green substance that comes out from your nose! haha sorry)
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? substance
A: Substance

Other questions about "Substance"

Q: He has some substance.
He has some depth.

are they both natural as synonyms?
A: They are not really interchangeable.
To be down to earth is not the same as to have substance.

To have substance / depth is to have interesting, deep thoughts and to not be superficial.

To be down to earth is to not be pretentious; to be “normal” and not arrogant. @richurchoi
Q: What does "put substance behind a public service project" mean?
"put substance behind ~"??

Context>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Unlike other modern first ladies who wielded influence behind the scenes, friends say Mrs. Trump has insulated herself from the chaos and leaks of the White House by directing the East Wing to operate independently from the West Wing.

Her staff is small — 10 people, compared with more than 25 who worked for Michelle Obama or Laura Bush — and she has struggled to put substance behind a public service project, which the role of first lady now demands. The nascent progress of Mrs. Trump’s signature policy effort, a child-focused campaign called “Be Best,” was stymied this month with the departure of her policy director after six months on the job.
A: because it says "she has struggled to put substance..." the struggled part makes it sound as though she was unsuccessful
Q: This substance can become either medicine or poison. soa natural?
A: "This substance can become either medicine or poison."の方が正確です。 さんの答えも正しいです。
@Kohaku589 さん ♪ よろしければ、私にもLINEでメッセージを送っていいんですよ。(*^ω^*) My ID is in the description of my HiNative profile.
Q: What do we call that white substance that we get from potatoes?
Q: The hazardous substance was not detected over the required level for all materials. soa natural?
A: @kaori_k: something like this : " The hazardous substance was not detected above the permissible level in any of the materials tested."

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