Preguntas sobre ejemplos de oraciones con, y la definición y uso de "Be"

El significado de "Be" en varias frases y oraciones

Q: ¿Qué significa I was flattered?
A: @Hwan_nn

To flatter someone – to say good things about somebody, directly to them, so they feel like they are receiving a lot of appreciation.

– Wow, you look fantastic today. Is your hair different? I really like how you've styled your eyebrows.
– Oh my lord, that is so flattering! Why are you being so nice to me?
Q: ¿Qué significa that is rigged?
A: Not fair.
Q: ¿Qué significa "How can't I" "How can I not" Which one is more popular??
A: "can't I" is going to be more casual, but both are common. use "how can I not" if you're being more formal or serious
Q: ¿Qué significa were it not for?
A: were it not for (someone or something)
If someone or something hadn't helped, intervened, or affected the situation in some way. The phrase is always accompanied by an explanation of how things would have turned out differently without someone or something.
I actually owe Tom a lot. Were it not for him, I never would have met the love of my life!
Don't try to blame me. This whole company would have gone under were it not for the actions I took!
Were it not for those quick-thinking bystanders, I wouldn't be alive today.

Q: ¿Qué significa That was exactly what I had come to tell him.?
A: Let’s say you are late for school. Your mom comes into your room and tells you “you are late for school”. Your Dad came into your room after your mom and says “That was exactly what I had come to tell him”
It would basically be used like this. It means you were about to tell someone something but someone else got there before you and said it first. Does this make sense?

Ejemplos de oración usando "Be"

Q: Por favor muéstrame oraciones como ejemplos con what are you?.
A: Most of the time, "what are you?" is used sarcastically. Here are a couple examples.

To a friend: What are you? A Conservative/Liberal?

After a child misbehaves: What are you? Two (years old)?

There are some non-sarcastic situations where this phrase can be used. For instance, at a costume party (cosplay?) you may want to ask who/what somebody is dressed as.

When people are looking for information, they often ask "which are you?"
Q: Por favor muéstrame oraciones como ejemplos con be up to.
A: There are two common meanings.

1. “That is up to you.” Meaning it is for you to decide.
2. “What have you been up to?” Meaning “what have you been doing?” Or “how are you?”
Q: Por favor muéstrame oraciones como ejemplos con be going for .

She’ll be going for the red dress then the black dress.

He’ll be going for the motorcycle, it’s cool.

They’ll be going for a vacation time, on Monday.

We’ll be going for 3 months and seven days.
Q: Por favor muéstrame oraciones como ejemplos con so as to be.
A: “She walked slowly into the room so as to be quiet, since her sister was asleep.”
“She thanked her professor for her help, so as to be polite.”
“I put the lid on the pot so as to keep it warmer.”
Q: Por favor muéstrame oraciones como ejemplos con be about to.
A: 1.I am about to reach home
2. I was about to get punished
3. The drama is about to air today
are these examples enough? ☺

Palabras similares a "Be" y sus diferencias

Q: ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre How am I expected to y How am I supposed to ?
A: expected to - the focus is on expectation from another person.
supposed to - the focus is on you and either the right way to do something, or how you will do it.

How am I expected to do it so soon ?( impossible expectation from your boss)
How am I supposed to do it when I have so much to do?( focus on you and your work load)
I know its a very subtle difference.

how am I supposed to do it - is more commonly a question about instructions - what is the right way to do something.

sorry for long answer!
Q: ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre to be distracted y to daydream ?
A: A daydream is a type of distraction. You are deep in your thoughts about something unrelated to what you are supposed to be doing and much less aware of your current surroundings. You escape your present reality a little. You are awake while daydreaming.
A distraction is anything that takes your attention away from the object or situation that you should normally focus on. You stop 'paying attention' (concentrating on what is important).
- He was daydreaming about how he would win next week's race until the teacher said his name 3 times.
- She could not study because she kept daydreaming about vacation.
- He rode the bus and had a daydream about hiking in the mountains.

- She missed the expressway exit because her children distracted her singing a funny song.
- Sometimes one pickpocket will distract a person by asking for help and a second pickpocket will then steal from the person.
- He was so distracted by his cell phone that he walked into a parked car.
Q: ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre Where are they? y Where are they at? ?
A: @gwenduhlyn

The second one is just a slangy type of way to say the first one.
Q: ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre I was like ... y I said to myself ... ?
A: I think there's a small difference in nuance, but you're right that they both can be used here.

I think "I said to myself..." sounds too literary for casual conversation. And if you used it, I would think those were the exact words you said or thought to yourself.

We use "I was like..." all the time though. It's more flexible because you can use it to put your emotions into words, and those words don't necessarily have to be what was said or thought. If someone said, "I was like, what's happening?", they might just be describing the fear or panic they felt and didn't actually say OR think it. It may or may not be a direct quote.

Please let me know if anything I said wasn't clear!
Q: ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre I shall be late y I will be late ?
A: They mean the same thing, but “I shall be late” sounds too formal and isn’t something that you will hear.

It’s better to just say “I will be late”.

Traducciones de "Be"

Q: ¿Cómo dices esto en Inglés (US)? You are the bestとは、どういう意味ですか?
A: あなたは最高だ!
Q: ¿Cómo dices esto en Inglés (US)? where are you from
A: Revisa la pregunta para ver la respuesta
Q: ¿Cómo dices esto en Inglés (US)? 请教一个问题:
下午肚子饿随便吃一点点心,能说是high tea吗?还是dessert?或者afternoon tea?
What is usually being used by native speakers?

看起来 looks (like), seems (like)

This game looks very fun

This game looks like it’s very fun.
Q: ¿Cómo dices esto en Inglés (UK)? Which is correct?

1. Congratulations on getting all A’s!
2. Congratulations on getting all As!
Q: ¿Cómo dices esto en Inglés (US)? e-sports is popular
e-sports are popular
Which is right?
A: It depends if "e-sports" is a plural or singular in the context.
In "E-sports are popular." you are using "e-sports" to refer to multiple online sporting games, so it is a plural and so you use "are".
In "E-sports is a market worth $700m a year." you are using "e-sports" to refer to a single category called "e-sports", so it is a singular and so you use "is".
Hope this helps : )

Otras preguntas sobre "Be"

Q: You've been had. You fell for it. The same?

You’ve been had. —> You’ve been taken advantage of.

They are not the same. “You’ve been had” tends to focus on the other party taking advantage of the victim.

“You fell for it” tends to focus on you being the “butt of a joke” or has the feel of “accusing the victim.”
Q: ¿Esto suena natural? I am calling to see if you are okay.
A: Yes, this is a common English phrase when checking in on a sick friend.
Q: ¿Esto suena natural? It can be also said that.
A: That can also be said.
Q: ‎What is it about him that you don't like especially?

is it correct? natural?
A: Very Good 👍

Better: What about him do you not like *specifically* 👍👍
Q: What is “predictive typing”?
A: It is a form of technology that predicts what word you'll type next based on the letters you choose and your recent activity.

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