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

The meaning of "Sword" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa double-edged sword?
A: It means that something will create both good and bad outcomes at the same time.

The image is of a sword that has a sharp edge on both sides so it can also hurt me at the same time that I use it to hurt my enemy.

For example: “His beauty was a double edged sword. People found him charming but they also assumed he was not very smart.”
Q: O que significa sword?
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Q: O que significa You deserved better from me than one sword and a world of troubles?
A: "you deserve better from me" -means you should be getting good result from him/her

"than one sword" -most likely its referring to a "pain" (feeling -- bcos swords can cut and you feel pain from it)

"world of troubles" -means full of problems/worries
Q: O que significa swords? ?
A: long metal with a sharp edge
Q: O que significa the sword of Damocles ?
A: A sword of Damocles is something that is a constant, unavoidable danger to you. It is often used when talking about powerful people like politicians or celebrities.

In ancient Greece, a man named Damocles asked a king named Dionysus what it was like to be the most powerful person in the country. Dionysus let Damocles sit in his throne and surrounded him with fine food and beautiful women, but he also hung a large sword directly over Damocles' head by a single hair.

Damocles tried to enjoy sitting in the throne, but soon he was too frightened of being killed by the sword and ran away. Damocles realized this is what it was like to be the king: while he was very powerful, he was also in danger of being killed or invaded at all times.

Example sentences using "Sword"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com double-edged sword.
A: @Ri-na It means "it cuts both ways", so it may cut what you want but it might cut the other way too.

"Her good looks are a double edged sword, all the boys think she's attractive but they are all too afraid to talk to her."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com double-edged sword.
A: Double-edged sword means that something advantageous also has an equal disadvantage.

I'm so happy that my little sister recovered from her illness but now she bothers me all day long. It's a double-edged sword.

Synonyms of "Sword" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre sword e blade e glaive ?
A: glaive is a particular type of sword
blade is a generic term for a weapon with a blade, includes daggers and knives (which may not be considered swords). Blade can also refer specifically to the bladed edge.
There are instances where all could be used for the one weapon. Synonyms help to make English writing interesting.

He pulled the glaive from it's sheath, bringing it in front of his body in a defensive stance. The sword was polished well and reflected the sunlight off the razor sharp blade.

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Pull the sword e Draw the sword ?
A: Drawing means you are pulling it out of your scabbard. Pulling has a broader meaning.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre The sword is held. e The sword is being held. ?
A: “The sword is held” sounds a bit unnatural, but would mean, in most context, that the sword is in someone’s possession. “The sword is being held” tells that the sword is being held right at this moment but could also mean the same as “The sword is held”. The both can be exchanged for each other. Hope this helps
Q: Qual é a diferença entre sword e spade e blade ?
A: A spade is a shovel or the ♠️ on a playing card. "Blade" and "sword" can both refer to a sword, but a blade is the sharp metal part of a sword or knife.

Examples:
"I have all spades." <- All of his cards are spades (♠️).
"Get me the spade." <- He wants a shovel.
"You will feel the wrath of my blade." <- "blade" means "sword"
"The blade is a little dull."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre This sword is supposed to have belonged to Stonewall Jackson. e This sword is supposed to belonge to Stonewall Jackson. ?
A: have belonged = past tense
belong = present.

Translations of "Sword"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? sword
A: As far I can know it is usually pronouns as S-oar-d. Most people drop the W, but you can say it with the W if you want (it doesn't really make a difference)
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? could you say that, please?
"he picked up his two swords"
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? sword
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? sword
A: The "w" is silent. It's pronounced like "Soared"

Other questions about "Sword"

Q: How am I supposed to know when a "notched sword" means a sword with a blunt blade or like a jagged blade?
A: Sorry our power has been out for 24 hours
OK, now that I understand the context, I can answer more clearly. Blunt means that it is not sharp like a machete that someone has been using for cutting weeds all day. It has lost its sharp edge. Or like a kitchen knife that needs to be sharpened.
But this context is different. The blade has been damaged. It was struck against something harder than it. The blade has a dent in it.
Entalhe a lâmina?
If this does not help, I will be glad to try more.
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar "sword".
A: Pronounced exactly like these two unrelated words - soared and sawed.
Q: That sword was made of copper and steel soa natural?
A: That sword is made of copper and steel - if the sword still exists.

That sword was made of copper and steel - if the sword no longer exists.
Q: " I'm secure about my sword skill "

Is this correct?
A: @Junkmilk: "I'm confident in my sword skill." Would sound better.
Q: This sword gives you an increase of 50 in power.

an (the) increase? / in power or of power? soa natural?
A: I think it sounds natural. perhaps '50 points' but it's not necessary.

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