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

The meaning of "Buying" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "getting yelled at" in "And getting yelled at for buying too many purple carrots." mean?
A: And being scolded for buying too many purple carrots.

You probably know what "scold" means, but just in case.
"to speak angrily to someone, especially a child, because they have done something wrong
(特に子供)をしかる, ~に説教する"
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english-japanese/scold
Q: What does " buying it." in "Stop with the excuses. I'm not buying it." mean?
A: "Buying it" here means "believing it". So it could be understood as "Stop with the excuses. I'm not believing you."
Q: What does Just not worth buying mean?
A: It means the value is lower than it’s price
Q: What does I had to give up on buying a house after losing a fortune in the stock market. mean?
A: You can no longer buy a house because you gambled your money away in the stock market.

stock market = share holdings in businesses
Q: What does When backed by buying power, wants become demands. What means "backed by buying power"? mean?
A: It means the company is very large and can buy a lot of product. Walmart and Costco have buying power. They can negotiate better deals with suppliers because they will buy A LOT.

Example sentences using "Buying"

Q: Please show me example sentences with buying.
A: I am buying this bag right now
I am buying ur car
I am buying someone’s phone
Q: Please show me example sentences with buying .
A: I'm not buying it. -means you literally not buying the item or you're not believing it.

She is buying some fresh fruits.
He is not buying that expensive shoes.

You're buying a fake product
Q: Please show me example sentences with "buying jam and fruits in the market and wants to ask the vendor whether they made/ plant it on their own".
A: Your question is a little unclear. Could you try again?

Synonyms of "Buying" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I'm about to go buying for some milk now. and I'm going to go buying for some milk now. and I'll go buying for some milk now. ?
A: You want "I'm about to go buy some milk." This sounds the most natural.

"About" is "nearby", "around", "close". Used here like 次.
"Going to (go)" (行く) doesn't specify a timeframe. It could be now, or later, or much later.

今か = now
行く = going to go
今か行く= going to go ... now
今か行く= about to go

Also!
X "buying for"
O "buy" (I know what I want)
O "shopping for" (I'm going to browse around)
Q: What is the difference between I forget buying toys and I forgot to buy toys ?
A: If you bought toys in the past, but do not remember doing so, that is "I forget buying toys".

If you intended to buy toys, but did not do so because you forgot, that is "I forgot to buy toys".
Q: What is the difference between I am thinking about buying a new car. and I am going to buy a new car. ?
A: “I am thinking about buying a car” means that you still haven’t decided if you’re actually going to but it or not
“I am going to buy a new car” means that you have already decided to buy it
Q: What is the difference between buying and to buy ?
A: @utamayogiswara

Example 1: 'buying'

"I'm buying a mobile phone next week" - it means that you (certainly) will.

Example 2: 'to buy'

"I want to buy a mobile phone next week" - it means that you want to (but might not).
Q: What is the difference between i forgot buying a book and i forgot to buy a book ?
A: There is no difference in meaning, but we always say "forgot to buy".

Which one you can use is different for every verb. Some verbs can use either, for example, "like". Some can only use "to", like "forget" and "want".

It may be helpful to think of "forget to" as a single word.

Translations of "Buying"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)?
*Can you tell me a conversation💵
🍹🍓🥛"buying milkshakes"


what is the name of the place where they sell milkshakes🤔

A: A lot of places sell milkshakes, a lot of restaurants sell them like McDonald’s and other fast food restaurants, diners, and just a lot of restaurants in general sell them, and there are places like Dairy Queen dedicated to dessert foods, milkshakes a lot of times being one of the desserts
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? thank you for buying me a drink.
or
thank you for bought me a drink.

which one is correct or better?
A: Thank you for buying me a drink.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? afford+ ing or afford+ infinitive. ex: ‘I can’t afford to buy this phone’ or ‘I can’t afford buying this phone?’
A: I can’t afford to buy this phone
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how do you say i want to go for buying things for kitchen
A: I want to buy things for the kitchen

Other questions about "Buying"

Q: When buying a car or a bike, what should you ask if you want to drive or ride it first before you buy it?
A: you would ask the seller of those items for a "test drive"
Q: Before buying a book, I like to flip it through to see what the book is like. Does this sound natural?
A: Before buying a book, I like to flip through it to see what it is like.
Q: Whether it is worth buying or not is totally up to each costumer Does this sound natural?
A: Excellent😎. Oh yeah.
Q: I'm planning of buying a new skateboard. I'd like to know if you have any suggestions. Does this sound natural?
A: Both of the above responses are correct.

Plan to + 動詞
Plan on + 動名詞

Plan to buy = Plan on buying.
どちもOKです。
Q: I keep forgetting buying a notebook. Does this sound natural?
A: I keep forgetting to buy a notebook.

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