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

The meaning of "Tunnel" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa tunnel vision ?
A: The technical definition is "defective sight in which objects cannot be properly seen if not close to the center of the field of view". The other meaning is "the tendency to focus exclusively on a single or limited goal or point of view". It's used when someone is not paying attention to other parts of a situation because they're focused on one particular part of it. It's like blocking out other things because of too much focus on one specific thing. :)
Q: O que significa The tunnel is 35 miles long and runs 7500 feet beneath the Swiss Alps, a famous mountain in Switzerland. It even runs beneath an old tunnel that was there before. (I can’t figure out the meaning of the first “run” here.)?
A: Goes along. It is a tough one for me to explain. I tried my best
Q: O que significa tunnel vision?
A: Sure! "Donald Trump has tunnel vision, he only cares about the rich people but does not care about anyone else."
Q: O que significa ...there, tunnels dump out (??) into the river ?
A: Dump out = pour out, usually in a large quantity

"I dumped out the sand that was in my shoes after going to the beach."
"I dumped out my backpack onto floor to find my homework."
Q: O que significa The tunnel wound on and on..?
A: Yes it does, but when people say "wound on and on" it's more about how long something is

Example sentences using "Tunnel"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com tunnel
and barrage.
A: My cellphone's breaking up because I'm going under a tunnel.
I dug a tunnel to the other side of the world.
We can tunnel our way through the crowd.
I built a tunnel in 5 days.

Synonyms of "Tunnel" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre He disappeared in the tunnel e He disappeared into the tunnel ?
A: In the first case, he was already in the tunnel, and he disappeared. In the second case, he was outside of the tunnel, went in, and thus couldn't be seen anymore - he disappeared because he entered the tunnel.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre go through the tunnel e pass the tunnel ?
A: Pass the tunnel implies that the traveler did not go in. Go through the tunnel means that they went into in.

We went through the tunnel and came out in Virginia.

Oh, no! We passed the tunnel, so we have to turn around.

Translations of "Tunnel"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? what is this tunnel in the picture called
A: Spiral stairway
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "It takes a tunnel to see the sun. I am out now. " what does that mean? and are they in commonly used ?
A: “I am out (of the tunnel) now.” A hard part of their life is over. They can see the sun.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? tunnel
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? tunnel
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Other questions about "Tunnel"

Q: A tunnel dug by someone in the olden days. And after this I will make a U-turn…

or

Someone dug a tunnel by hand a long time ago. And then he had to make a U-turn...

Which one sounds natural?

A: The second one sounds more natural.
Q: However, coming through a rocky tunnel, you can find such a beautiful beach that is located beside the harbor. soa natural?
A: After passing through the rocky tunnel, you can find a beautiful beach beside the harbor.

This is a little more natural I think
Q: ‎Dig a tunnel from the opposite sides until it passes through(?). does this sound natural? soa natural?
A: Dig a tunnel on both sides until they connect.
Q: Going into a tunnel from one side and getting out of it through the other side. soa natural?
A: It is close!
This could be what it would look like:

"Going into a tunnel from one side and [coming] out (of) the other."

"Going through a tunnel from one side and coming out of the other side."

Using "get out" would sound natural like this:

"He used that tunnel to get out."

A: "How do we get out of this tunnel?"
B: "It's simple, we just continue through until we come out (of) the other side."

"How are we getting out of this tunnel when the way through is completely blocked? We'll never make it to the other side!"

I hope this helps〜
Q: She moves toward tunnel. He came toward her. They went toward their children soa natural?
A: She moved towards the the tunnel

He came towards her

They went towards their children

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