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

The meaning of "Hone" in various phrases and sentences

Q: hone ne anlama geliyor?
A: It is a synonym to "sharpening" and "polishing". But usually it is meant in a context like "I honed my skills". Meaning that someone trained a lot to get good at something.
Q: hone ne anlama geliyor?
A: It means to sharpen or to be better over a period of time. For example to hone your skills means to sharpen your skills (not literally) and get better at it over a certain duration. Hope this helps :)
Q: to hone ne anlama geliyor?
A: You could also apply it to mastery of a skill -- "I use HiNative to hone my English skills".
Q: hone ne anlama geliyor?
A: To perfect, to make perfect, to shape, etc.

Example sentences using "Hone"

Q: hone ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: “Hone in on the man with the suitcase 🧳 He is acting strange. 🧐Let’s follow his movements.”

The context here is to “focus” or “zoom” in. Move in closer. Pay more attention etc.

In this context we could substitute “hone” with “focus” or “zoom”.
Q: finely hone ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: yes, almost. The skills of the master sushi chef have been finely honed.
Q: hone ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: The tennis player practices several hours a day to hone her skills.
I will work hard to hone my skills.
I will hone this blade.

The first 2 sentences are the most common ways to use hone.
Q: hone ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "She honed in on the expression"
"She was honing her skill"

Synonyms of "Hone" and their differences

Q: hone ve improve arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "Hone" is more specific to fine tuning in improvement, and "improve" is just more general or broad. "Hone" is not used very often and is not interchangeable with "improve".

"I've been honing in my English speaking skills for the last year." This implies that the person already knew English somewhat well and is just mastering the smaller things.

"I've been improving my English speaking skills the past year." This doesn't imply anything other than the person got better.
Q: hone ve polish arasındaki fark nedir?
A: To hone something is to take some misshapen and refine it, in the case of honing an axe, you would take the dull edge and make it sharper. To polish something is to make it soft and shiny, such as flooring, and silverware
Q: "hone in" ve "home in" arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Hone in: focus on a certain thing or subject. "Home in" doesn't really make sense.

Translations of "Hone"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? hone
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? funny hone
A: I've never heard it. Was "funny honey" what you intended to say?

Я никогда не слышал это. Был ли "funny honey" то, что ты хотел сказать?
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? funny hone
A: Funny honey

Other questions about "Hone"

Q: I think being hones is the key to a nice and smooth conversation. Telling lies might end up pretty awful. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
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