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

The meaning of "This" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa I think you've got it down though. I'm sure you'll get through to her this time.?
A: I think you've got it down = I think you understand; I think you know what to do
ex: Writing is difficult, but I think you've got it down. You write well.

though = but
ex: I like red apples, but I don't like green apples = I like red apples. I don't like green apples though.

I'm sure = I know that...
ex: Since you posted a question here, I'm sure you are learning English.

you'll get through to her = you'll communicate better and be more connected with her
ex: I don't know how to get through to my mother. I try to explain, but she doesn't listen!
Q: O que significa wow this chocolate cake looks delicious.
Look at all that oozy goodness.

what does goodness mean in this sentence? ?
A: U r welcome 💛
Q: O que significa how was your this week??
A: I'm guessing you mean:

"How was your week?"
"How has your week been?"
"How have you been this week?"
Q: O que significa She was afoot when I saw her this morning.?
A: It is US English, and the British English equivalent is "on foot", meaning walking. There is another meaning ("in progress" or "ongoing") but we would not use that in this way.

Example sentences using "This"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com He was thinking that he ~ this afternoon.
(In this case, he was thinking of his plan for the afternoon) (I want to know “thinking that ~” sentences. Can I use “that he would~” and “that he was going to~”?

He was thinking that he would go out for a walk this afternoon.

He was thinking that he was going to see his friend this afternoon, but something came up.

He was thinking that he had too many things to do this afternoon.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com hello this is my cat.
A: Hello, this is my cat Josephine. I have had her for a couple of years now.

Synonyms of "This" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre my this leg is numb e my legs goes numb ?
A: My leg is numb: right now, my leg is numb.
My leg went numb: my leg was not numb originally, but now it is.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I’m seeing her this afternoon. e I will be seeing her this afternoon. ?
A: I would say, personally, that the second sentence starting with "I will..." sounds more affirmative, and more formal as words with apostrophes are considered less formal, especially when writing an essay.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre “how is correct “ this is wrong e “what is correct “ this is right, but I can’t explain why it’s right to someone. they keep saying how is correct and it’s annoying me ?
A: I’m trying to help someone stop saying “how is correct “ and they keep asking why it’s wrong but I can’t find an answer for why it’s wrong. But as a native speak it’s just wrong. I say it’s the wrong question word but she keeps asking “why. How is correct ?” And it’s getting frustrating
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I gave her this bag. e I gave this bag to her. ?
A: yeah there's no difference, this is just a different way to say the same thing
Q: Qual é a diferença entre I'm going to give her this book e I'm giving her this book ?
A: "I'm going to give her this book" means you're going to do it in the future. "I'm giving her this book" means you're doing it now.

Translations of "This"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 日本語訳(和訳)を教えてください。

this guidebook might be of use to you on your trip.
A: be of use で役に立つ という意味です。なのでof は、いります。

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 庄周,我们又叫他周公。How to translate 周公 this name
A: 庄周,我们又叫他周公 = Zhuang Zhou, we call it Zhou Gong.

周公 = Zhou Gong
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 이 경험은 내가 수학을 싫어하는 사람이 되는것에 크게 기여했다. this experience greatly contributed me to become a anti-mathmatics person when i grown up ??
A: Anti-mathematics person라는 표현이 조금 부자연스러운 것 같은데요

그 대신에 “This experience greatly contributed to my hatred of math” 아니면 “This experience greatly contributed to me becoming a person who hates math” 라는 표현은 쓰시면 됩니당☺️
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? hello this is the first time i use the app to practice my english skillz
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? ( ) ← this
A: Parentheses?

Other questions about "This"

Q: Wow this self development video is great!! I've learned a lot from it. It was so helpful to me. soa natural?
A: I don’t know what a “self development video” is but this sounds natural👌
Q: How's your this weekend going? soa natural?
A: How's this weekend going?
Q: Hello this is David talking from Santiago de Chile South America !! soa natural?
A: Hello, this is David speaking to you from Santiago De Chile, South America.
Q: I'm not being wanted now. < this sentence is correct or not?
A: Example: I am no longer needed.

As for the sentence you just wrote: Now I don't need you but before I did- sounds better.
Q: 英語の歌詞に
this era I'm so involved a lot nonsense did provoke me to write
A: 正しくないです。

This era I've been so involved in nonsense that it's provoked me to write. これで正しい

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