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    Examples of means in a Sentence

  • Examples of mean
    1. They can be bellyaching to me about their life's problems until hell freezes over, but it doesn't mean that they'll ever get my sympathy.
    2. What's that mean?
    3. Begad, Perry, old fellow, all's well at last, eh?" exclaimed Anthony, grasping my hand. "What I mean to say is — will ye look at 'em, begad!.
    4. mmm, I see what you mean.
    5. A: I heard you want to do that thing with me. B: Do what? A: You know... umm... B: Oh, do you mean sex? A: Yeah... that.
    6. I don't mean to make mistakes; it's just absent-mindedness.
    7. Hey, did you mean to leave the airs on all week while you were on vacation? ‎
  • Examples of means
    1. If in cases of difficulty you have recourse to this means, luxate downwards as far as half the dorsopalmar diameter, and then vice versa.
    2. Matte painting is a tool that filmmakers can use to create a scene that is either too impractical, too costly or simply too impossible to achieve with conventional cinematographic means.
    3. One faltering step means certain death. ‎
    4. My home life means a lot to me. ‎
    5. An artificial kidney these days still means a refrigerator-sized dialysis machine. Such devices mimic the way real kidneys cleanse blood and eject impurities and surplus water as urine.
    6. In between were the Bang on a Can All-Stars, a contemporary chamber-music group, playing the part of their repertory — drum-driven, motoric, yet by no means primitive — closest to rock.
    7. The keyboard houses 12 fully programmable G-keys (three macros per key) and has multikey input functionality, which means you can bang on up to five keys simultaneously.
    8. Heath's home is defined as "net-zero," which means it produces as much energy as it consumes throughout the year.[1]
    9. Nor do they ever concentrate long on clapping, foot-tapping or vocalism, even though hands, feet, speech and song are the most efficient noninstrumental human means of creating complex aural rhythm.
  • Examples of meant
    1. This meant Nadal needed to hold serve to force his opponent to earn the win. An unforced error took Rosol to 30-15 and two points away from glory, but a net cord in Nadal's favour and the men were level in the game.
    2. trivalent vaccine ( one meant to be effective against three strains )
    3. … a citizen in Cheapside was executed as a traitor for saying he would make his son heir to the crown, though he only meant his own house, having a crown for the sign, more dangerous it is to wit-wanton it with the Majesty of God.
    4. When I said "net Trekdom", that's what I meant. Not all fanfic, just Trekfic. Not zinefic, just netfic.
    5. We haven't yet kissed, but she blew me a kiss as the train pulled out of the station. That meant a lot to me.
    6. All that Garnet had to say for him was that he supposed he meant to equivocate. -Edward Stillingfleet.
    7. Lieutenant-General Fry says that coalition forces will continue military operations "to separate the two sides of the sectarian conflict" but that such operations were meant to hold the ring until the politicians come up with a solution.
    8. He meant the world to her.
    9. I misexpressed myself when I said I didn't want to see you. I only meant that I was temporarily busy.
    10. I misworded my offer: I meant help, not rescue.
  • Examples of meaner
    1. It's like buying a barrel of apples that's been deaconed — after you've found that the deeper you go the meaner and wormier the fruit, you forget all about the layer of big, rosy, wax-finished pippins that was on top.
  • Examples of meaning
    1. This familial relic may be rich with meaning, but when it comes to objects, Mr. Demand is not an investor but a divester.
    2. "My dogs are barking!" meaning "My feet hurt!" ‎
    3. For example:- wicked, meaning both good or great and bad or evil
    4. But they also share a secret language and keep a drawerful of mundane treasures that have meaning only for them.
    5. The dress code for the funeral said dark - meaning white shirt, black suit, with a black necktie (no bowties permitted.)
    6. *bʰer- is the e-grade of the root meaning 'to carry, bear'.
    7. To find the meaning of a word, your first port of call should be a decent dictionary.
    8. Book is a free morpheme, but the -s on Book is not, because -s carries no meaning until joined to a free morpheme. ‎
    9. Native Americans in the twentieth century are no longer a "vanishing race" or a silent minority. They have survived centuries of cultural genocide inflicted on them by non-Native Americans— both the well-meaning and the self-seeking— [ …]
  • Examples of meanest
    1. This indifference was so offensive to his high heart, that he began to change the Tender into the Terrible, and, in short, proceeded at last to treat her in a style too grossly insulting for the meanest female ear to endure unresented.
    2. Laploshka was one of the meanest men I have ever met, and quite one of the most entertaining.
    3. Another surprise is that Newcastle have the meanest defence in all four leagues and they did their utmost to preserve the tag at Molineux.
    4. Making a big whoopee-doo of my long life by enumerating the numerous contributions I have made to my country and Civilization, it was obvious even to the meanest intelligence among those present that she had no idea of the meaning and purpose of History. Nor did she have a clue about what my life was about.
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