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

The meaning of "States" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Co znaczy A: I wasn't born in the States
B: Yeah, I kind of figured actually?
A: It means 'discover'.

So B discovered that A wasn't born in the States even before A mention it out.
Q: Co znaczy "The States have to get the money to the people who need it.”?
A: It means they have to have the money so that they can give them to people who needs it
Q: Co znaczy "States reason for writing"
And... What about my pronunciation?
Thanks. ?
A: It's the kind of language you see on official forms. It means " tells you the reason why this was written". Does that make sense?
Q: Co znaczy he is flying to the States?
A: He is using an airplane to travel to america
Q: Co znaczy He is over from the States (used when introducing someone)?
A: The person is visiting from the USA/United States of America, often abbreviated to "the States".

Synonyms of "States" and their differences

Q: Jaka jest różnica między in the U.S. i in the U.S.A. i in the States ?
A: personal preference. Different people like to say it differently.

You can also say:
- in America
- in the United States

I like to say "in the US" or "in America" because they seem shorter and easier to say (My personal preference)

People will say what feels easiest for them
Q: Jaka jest różnica między ”USA” ”United States of America” ”United States” ”America” ”US” i . ?
A: I agree with the previous answer. However, it's pretty rare for someone to say "the United States of America" in casual conversation. People usually just shorten it and say "I live in the US" or "I live in America."
Q: Jaka jest różnica między going to the States i going to the United States. i going to America ?
A: There is no difference, all of them are short for "the United States of America."
Q: Jaka jest różnica między I want to live in the States someday. i I would like to live in the States someday. ?
A: Both are the same in that they both express your interest in living in the states in the future. I would say it is purely stylistic which you choose.

Translations of "States"

Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? Unites States
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? States United
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? States United of the America
A: the United States of America
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? States Unides
A: united states
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? States Unides
A: United States

Other questions about "States"

Q: IN the States do you usually use "... as heck " as a slang expression for "extremely "?
A:

Yes, you have understood it correctly. If something is as cool as heck, it is super super extremely cool.
Q: Czy to brzmi naturalnie? I lived in the States for three years, but I still don't feel comfortable with my English. Whenever I talk with native speakers, I still get nervous, and I feel like I wish I could use more appropriate words, so people can understand my thoughts better. I hope I could improve my English more.
A: Perfect. Your English is top notch, if you don’t feel comfortable with English find someone to talk to who you can use bare essential words. Then build from there. I feel the same with my Japanese lol
Q: Czy to brzmi naturalnie? (1) When did you move to the States for college?

(2) When did you go to the States for college?

A: Both get the point across. However, "move" indicates a permanent change in residence. Since the person wont be living at college permanently, I wouldn't use "move"
Q: In the States, when a waiter comes to your table in a diner to take your order, what words would he say to you to take your order?
A: In a diner they’d probably just say something simple like “how’s everyone doing? What can I get for you?” Or “are you ready to order?”

In a nicer restaurant they’d introduce themselves. “Hi my name’s Lindsay and I’ll be your server this evening. Can I start you all off with some drinks?”

Something along those lines.
Q: Czy to brzmi naturalnie? The States was absolutely magical, so I'll be going back again for sure.
A: I would use "were" because States is plural

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