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The meaning of "Washington" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Washington Post ?
A: The Washington Post is the name of an American newspaper.

Washington is the capital of the United States
“Post” is another name for newspaper.
Q: O que significa Washington foots more than its fair share of the bill but exercises more than its fair share of power?
A: Washington gives more than they are required to, but also uses more power to affect others than they should.

Let me expand on a couple of the idioms here
"to foot a bill" means to pay for something.
"This is a great dinner, but the food is expensive. How will we pay for it?"
"Oh, it's okay, Ted is going to foot the bill."

Fair share is "the fair distribution of something." If you and two friends want a pizza, the fair share of the cost is 1/3rd each and the fair share of the pizza is 1/3rd each.
Q: O que significa "Washington 'alienate' country A."?
A: Alienate means to isolate or create distance between.

'Washington alienated country A' Means he isolated them, pushed them away and created distance on purpose.
Q: O que significa In Washington, bills were being drafted to step up background checks?
A: @Ri-na 意味は。。。

In Washington = US government
bills were being drafted = laws were prepared
to step up = to increase
background checks = ID checks, etc.

Synonyms of "Washington" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Washington Post e The Washington Post ?
A: Use THE
Q: Qual é a diferença entre go down to Washington e go to Washington ?
A: I would only say "go down to Washington" if I were north of Washington. I live far to the south, so I would say "I'm going up to Washington" or just "I'm going to Washington."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Washington e Washington DC ?
A: Washington is a state on the West coast. Washington DC is the capital city of the United States.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Washington e Washington D.C ?
A: Washington DC is the capital of the United States. "Washington" or "DC" are often used to refer to it.

"Washington" is also a state in the northwest US.

If you or someone is confused by just "Washington" you can say "Washington state or Washington DC?"

Translations of "Washington"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Washington
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Washington state
A: You have the correct way of saying it.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Washington
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? Washington
A: Washington

Other questions about "Washington"

Q: Washington, D.C. is located east coast, the State of Washington is on the opposite side of the country.
That’s very confusing. soa natural?
A: × Washington, D.C. is located east coast, the State of Washington is on the opposite side of the country.
Washington, D.C. is located on the east coast, the state of Washington is on the opposite side of the country.

Q: Washington(CNN)Sen. Kamala Harris is no stranger to people mispronouncing her name.

This is the first line of an article. What does "Sen." mean here?
A: Yes, exactly. It’s a title

Senator Kamala Harris is no stranger to...

Even when written as Sen., it’s read as Senator
Q: Which do you think is better?
Washington DC has made GitHub the A)official B)authoritative digital source of DC law.
I think A) is better.
A: An "official" source of law is a body that either makes laws, or is officially sanctioned by another body that makes laws as the one true repository. An "authoritative" source is a someone who is widely acknowledged to have accurate and up to date information, but is not necessarily officially sanctioned to be a source.

In your particular case, if there was a formal sanction for GitHub to be the source, then it is official. If there is simply a wide perception that GitHub is a reliable source, then it is authoritative.
Q: He is going to move to Washington,but he has just move into his newhouse for three weeks, soa natural?
A: He is going to move to Washington but it's only been three weeks since he has just moved into his new house.
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar Washington .
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