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

The meaning of "Be" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does “Life is passing me by” mean?
A: It feels like everyone is actively living their lives, and I am just sitting here watching, not really participating.
Q: What does He is not cool. mean?
A: @Abanna

Cool can mean a lot of different things

He is not well liked
His behaviour is not agreeable
He is not a trendy person
He is not calm, a relaxed person
He is not involved with the latest exciting things
He is not friends with all of the most popular people

Some more context will help you understand the sentence
Q: What does Could it be that mean?
A:

Is it possible....?

Could it be that she has been dating him without telling anybody?
=
Is it possible that she has been seeing him behind our backs?
Q: What does We are balling mean?
A: Balling is a slang term in English. Not every English speaker will use or understand this term, & it’s hard to pinpoint the exact meaning of slang terms sometimes. But it means something like “We are having a epic or great time” “We are living life to the fullest” “We are having fun” “We are getting wild” Hope this helps!
Q: What does I was really wiped mean?
A: It means you were exhausted.

Example sentences using "Be"

Q: Please show me example sentences with What can be infered~.
A: What can be inferred from the email (letter, invoice, flyer etc) is...
You say this to point out what was said in or on a document that someone may have missed.
Q: Please show me example sentences with be subject to.
A: To be subject to: forced to endure, the forced recipient of an action. The peasants were subject to the kings rule. No one should be subject to violence in their own home. I am subject to my bosses every idea
Q: Please show me example sentences with Be there or be square .
A: Also calling someone a "square" is an old slang word for "uncool".
So, "be there or be square" means that if you do not come to the event that you are not cool. But the saying is lighthearted and used more in jest. :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with this is accurate AND this is not accurate
if it's possible, please!.
A: anna and belle- enumerating
he runs fast and he stumbles- connecting phrases
he was at the grocery store and then he went out after an hour-connecting two complete sentence

anna and lisa and belle- wrong
anna, lisa and belle- when enumerating more that two, use comma (,) and only use 'and' before the end noun
Q: Please show me example sentences with be sure to.
A: for example, if someone is leaving a gathering and you want to keep in touch:
"be sure to text me! "

other examples:
"Be sure to check in the lost and found. Your coat could be there".
"Be sure to text your mother, don't make her worry! "

Synonyms of "Be" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between she was very talented and she is so talented ?
A: “She was very talented” is in past tense, so this could mean she is no longer alive, or possibly has lost her talent if she is still alive.

“She is so talented” is in present tense, and means in this current time, she is talented :)
Q: What is the difference between like and be fond of ?
A: They are similar but “to be fond of” is used more with people/animals, whereas like can be used with nearly anything.

“I like candy.” ✅
“I’m fond of dogs” ✅
“I like dogs” ✅
“I’m fond of candy” ❌
Q: What is the difference between “to be in top form” and “in shape” ?
A: "In shape" just means that the person is physically fit and can be used as a compliment to a friend or family. "To be in top form" implies that the person is in his/her best condition, usually describes athletes before a competition.
Q: What is the difference between to be continued and it'll continue ?
A: Here are some examples of using "it'll continue".

It'll continue to keep happening until you fix the problem.
I don't know how long it'll continue for.
He thinks it'll continue for the rest of our marriage, but he's sadly mistaken.
I think it'll continue to keep getting better and better.
How long do you think it'll continue to do this?
It'll continue for a month and then it'll stop again. And then the pattern just keeps repeating itself.

Q: What is the difference between I would be glad. and I shall be glad. ?
A: We don’t use “I shall be glad”
“ I would be glad/ happy to help you with your English.”

Translations of "Be"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 「〜したほうがいいよ」、「〜のほうが良いよ」って軽い感じで言う時、「It is better to」を使いますか??
A: There are many different ways to express that kind of sentiment.

したほうがいいよ
It is better to wear your seatbelt when you drive.
It would be better to wear your seatbelt while driving.

If you want to make the suggestion lighter, you can add "probably" or "might".

"It would probably be better...", or "it might be better ..."

Or for a stronger suggestion, you can use phrases like this:

しないといけない、すべきだ
You should wear your seatbelt while driving.
You have to wear your seatbelt while driving.
One must wear their seatbelt while driving.

You can add words like "really" or "seriously" to make these even stronger:

"You should really wear ...", or "you seriously have to wear".
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Not only I was right, I also won.
Or
Not only was I right, I also won.

And why?
A: Not only was I right, I also won.
I was not only right but I also won.

The first one is more natural.

Not only is followed by the verb inverted and frequently by BUT because you’re saying someone or something did something additional to the first thought.

Not only can he swim, but my dog can fetch, too.
Not only did it thunder but the lightning was intense.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 歩いて脂肪燃焼させる。
Since I've been eating too much...
A: Walk to burn fat.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 裏切られることには絶対慣れない
(I'll never be used to be betrayed)?
A: @jin_miy I'll never get used to being betrayed.
I'll never get used to betrayal.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 太忙了没有仔细看信息
I was too busy to look at it
A: Yes, the two sentences above have the same meaning.
I can also express it this way:
I was too busy to look into it in detail.
I was too preoccupied to review it thoroughly. 😊

Other questions about "Be"

Q: why not "would be"
A: "Would be" is the present conditional, and "would have been" is the past conditional. Since this is talking about the perspective of people in the past, "would have been" is the correct option.
Q: It was all strange because she looked at me like I was crazy and They were annoyed too. Does this sound natural?
A: × It was all strange because she looked at me like I was crazy and They were annoyed too.
✓ It was all strange because she looked at me like I was crazy, and they were annoyed too.

You did very good, just add a comma to "and they were annoyed too." because it is additional information to the complete sentence:)
Q: 为什么你们的英语都这么好?

why are all of your English so good

Does this sound natural?
A: I thought you meant all their English and not all of the people. In that case, I would say:

✅ How do you both speak English so well? (If speaking to 2 people)

✅ How do you all speak English so well? (If speaking to more than 2 people)

The real question is ... How did Google Translate and Reverso both offer such a bad translation?:

❌ Why are your English so good?

And thank you for the gift 🎁.

Q: "When is your weekly off?" Does it sound natural?
A: YES, you can say when is your weekly day off , that is assuming it's the same schedule every week. (some people have schedules that change)

but better: When is your REGULAR day off. for some reason, 'weekly' sounds awkward. use the word regular, instead.
Q: You aren't necessary to be successful by working hard. Yet, you will be sure to fail without working hard. Does this sound natural?
A: × You aren't necessary to be successful by working hard.
✓ Working hard isn't required to be successful.

× Yet, you will be sure to fail without working hard.
✓ You will, however, fail if you do not work hard.

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