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

The meaning of "Is" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Co znaczy Is it hot in here or is it just you??
A: If it's phrased that way then yes it would be word play on being sexy

It's also said "Is it hot in here or is it just me" which can be said when trying to lighten an uncomfortable or awkward situation
Q: Co znaczy Is there any way I can get a plus three??
A: Plus one means you are bringing one person with you but plus three the man wants to bring 3 people
Q: Co znaczy Is anybody out there??
A: "Is anyone out there?"

Anyone and anybody mean the same thing and can be use interchangeably. As "any one" or "any body" would make sense.

However "anyone" is a little more formally used.
Q: Co znaczy "Is that so?"?
A: It's synonymous with "Really?", "For real?" or "Is that really true?"

It indicates you are surprised by a fact/statement or you find it hard to believe. Example:
A: "This painting is worth over $1 Million dollars
B: "Is that so? Wow!"

The expression can be used both sincerely and sarcastically.

When used sarcastically it implies that you are surprised the person is even claiming the fact to be true because it is literally unbelievable or you clearly do not think it's true.

Example:
A: "I can jump over a car"
B: "Is that so? Well... I'll have to see that before I believe it"
Q: Co znaczy What of it? (Is there any particular crime in your buck teeth?)?
A: "What of it?" means "who cares?", "it's nothing", "what does it matter?", "it's no big deal".

Example sentences using "Is"

Q: Napisz przykładowe zdania z Is it okay.
A: Is it okay to sit beside you?
Is it okay if I call you later?
Is it okay eating while working?
Q: Napisz przykładowe zdania z Is there anything like "was use/used to"? How can we make past the "get used to"? .
A: to get used to - got used to

He didn't like the city before, but he got used to it.

to be used to - was used to

She treated him badly, but he was used to it.
Q: Napisz przykładowe zdania z Is there any situation I can use these chunks of words " "do volleyball"/ "do french / "do judo" / "do ballet"?.
A: I think it's more common to say "play volleyball" "practice/speak French" "practice Judo" or "practice ballet" than "do" for any of these.
Q: Napisz przykładowe zdania z Is there ~.
A: Is there a doctor in the house?
Is there a reason why you are so crabby?
Is there any milk left?
Q: Napisz przykładowe zdania z cherry-pick. Is it means"choose something carefully"?.
A: @Mariamisme: Not really.

It's rare to hear someone use the term 'cherry-pick' because most people would just use 'pick' or something else.

Synonyms of "Is" and their differences

Q: Jaka jest różnica między Is there something to eat? i Is there anything to eat? ?
A: No difference, you can use both.
Q: Jaka jest różnica między Is there any way I can help? i Can I help you with something? ?
A: They could be used interchangeably, but one may fit better than the other in specific situations.

If someone looks lost (holding a map, turning it around etc), a passerby could say"can I help you with something?" But "is there any way I can help?" would work as well.

If a friend is in a very difficult situation, you would ask "is there any way I can help?" implying that you are ready to offer a lot to help. "Can I help you with something?" works also, but the first one suggests more dedication.
Q: Jaka jest różnica między Is it gonna be raining tomorrow? i Is it gonna rain tomorrow? ?
A: Almost the exact same thing! Except the first one sounds like "all day", and the second sounds like a shower.
Q: Jaka jest różnica między Is Harry bringing anyone to the wedding? i Will Harry bring anyone to the wedding? ?
A: They are the same, just different ways of wording it :)
Q: Jaka jest różnica między Is this your pen? i This is your pen? ?
A: "Is this your pen?" is something I would ask people if I found a pen on the floor at work or school.

If I had found the pen and kept it for my own use, someone would eventually come up to me and say "Hey, that's mine!", to which I would respond "Oh, this is /your/ pen??"

To me, "Is this your pen?" is a seemingly harmless question, while "This is your pen?" is something I would say if I unknowingly took someone else's pen and they confronted me for doing so.

Hope this helped!

Translations of "Is"

Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? Is it natural?

My dream is making some friends all over the world by improving my English ability.
A: ooops! I just realized that you might meant the entire sentence! here is the rest:
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? Is there a slang term for the phrase ‘take advantage of (sth)?’ For example: In the meantime, I took advantage of the situation and did this that, etc.
A: Not a direct synonym but "jumped at the situation" is similar. It's the only one I can think of.
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? Is it correct to say "Only then I understood how rich and challenging would be my new life in that school"
A: Only then did I understand how rich and challenging my new life at that school would be.
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? Is this book British English or American English?
A: this is definitely British English. In US English we say robe instead of dressing gown, pants instead of trousers, sneakers or tennis shoes instead of trainers.
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? Is this sentence appropriate?

The shape of ginger makes the shape of the stomach come to mind.
Meaning : The shape of the ginger comes to mind. When you see the shape of the ginger.
A: Maybe if you were talking to a friend, it would sound a bit formal so you could say, “the shape of ginger reminds me of the shape of a stomach.” If you are talking to a friend. Otherwise, the sentence is correct. :)

Other questions about "Is"

Q: Is this correct?

Here in Korea, we have a law prohibiting the manufacture, import, distribution, and sale of foods that shaped alcohol, tobacco, and hwatu under the Special Act on the Safety Management of Children's Dietary Life. So, it's illegal to make and distribute any candies that resemble cigarettes in order to protect little children and minors from exposing to the hazards of future smoking.
A:
Here in Korea, we have laws prohibiting manufacturing importating, distributing, and selling of foods that are shaped to resemble alcohol, tobacco, or hwatu under the Special Act on the Safety Management of Children's Dietary Life. Therefore, it's illegal to make or distribute any candies that resemble cigarettes in order to protect minor children from exposure to items that can lead to dependency.

(What's hwatu?)
Q: Is second hand and thrift the same?
Q: Is there any (even if it's subtle) difference in meaning between "safer" and "more safe"? Is "more safe" used just for the sake of emphasis?

Eg.: "He felt more safe/safer when he was at university."
A: The standard comparative is “safer”, but in creative/informal writing, people often use “more safe” to place emphasis on the adjective itself.

He felt safer at uni; he felt more safe at uni.
The second one suggests - in my opinion - a slightly higher degree of safety.

But I would only use “more safe” when speaking informally, it doesn't feel correct (maybe it is? idk haha) 😂
Q: Czy to brzmi naturalnie? Is it high heat?
A: in that regard your use is fine :)
Q: Is the following story a joke? Because I don't get it. Please help me clarify.

She turn to me as the desserts were brought out.
And it was a piece of cake with galato on top. And set in a sauce. And she looked at it and she said, "Do you think it's caramel or apple?"
And I stared at it, and I said.
"Pear." I was right.
A: Looks like an ill-written pun joke. A disturbing number of 'and'.
Pear sounds like pair.
I am not really sure the text is correct.

galato -> gelato

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