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

The meaning of "Second" in various phrases and sentences

Q: the second "when" ne anlama geliyor?
A: The part "when he was by himself" means the man was alone. The time when the man was by himself.
Q: He seemed to have somewhere between eight and 12 seconds of political nicety in him ne anlama geliyor?
A: This is a clever and original way of saying ‘he is a person who doesn’t care much for political niceties/doesn’t have that much patience for political niceties’.

The numbers are not special.
Q: ​‎I watched him for a few seconds, torn between fear and sympathy. Then my nobler self got the better of me and I put an arm around his shoulder. ne anlama geliyor?
A: It means he had two different feelings: he was afraid but he also felt bad for the guy. "My nobler self" means that the feeling of sympathy was greater than the fear, so he put his arm around him to comfort him instead of turn away. It comes from the word "noble" meaning good, righteous. Someone who is noble does kind and generous things for others.
Q: Would you care for seconds? ne anlama geliyor?
A: It means "do you want more". Usually used when asking for additional food.
Q: second? ne anlama geliyor?
A: Segundo (tempo e posição)

Example sentences using "Second"

Q: second ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: He came in second place

I second her opinion.

Look at the second hand on the clock.

I’ll be there in a second.
Q: “after a second or two...” ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: example:
Your mom: Come downstairs!! Dinner is ready!

You are finishing your homework so you say, “I’ll be there after a second or two..” or “I will in a minute!”
Q: "Just a second" ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: When answering the phone and the caller asks for your mom, you can say “just a second” to call your mom.

When the barista asks for smaller bills/change after giving him bigger bills/change you can say “just a second” so you could check your wallet if you have smaller bills/change.

When you are busy doing something and someone asks help. You tell them “just a second” so you can finish first what you were doing before helping the person.
Q: in less than a second ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I'm not sure if this is what you wanted but:
>With in less than a second the baby started crying again
>With in less than a second the chair broke
>With in less than a second i was back home
>With in less than a second i was back where i started
>With in less than a second the man died
>With in less than a second the bird flew away
>With in less than a second the dog barked
>With in less than a second the spider ran away
>With in less than a second the laptop died
>With in less than a second she fainted
>With in less than a second I finished my homework
Q: second conditional.


second conditional ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: If I was you, I'd do my homework.
Si yo fuera tu, haria mi tarea.

If I was you, I'd pay attention in class.
Si yo fuera tu, pondria atencion en clase.

Synonyms of "Second" and their differences

Q: It must be kept under 10 seconds ve It must be kept below a minimum of 10 seconds arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They mean the same thing but the second one doesn't fully make sense it should be "I must be kept below a maximum of 10 seconds"
Q: in a second ve in under a second arasındaki fark nedir?
A: in a second just means very fast, doesn't really mean one second
i.e. I will come down in a second
in under a second really means under one second
Q: just a second ve just a minute ve just a moment arasındaki fark nedir?
A: There is no practical difference.

They all mean the same thing.

They mean 'Wait.'
Q: Just a second ve Wait a minute arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They are pretty much the same.
Just a second, I will be right back.
Wait a minute, I will be right back.
Q: Just a second ve Just a minute ve Just a moment arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They all mean the same thing. I think "Just a moment" is less common than the other two.

Translations of "Second"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? seconds ?
A: Seconds
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? Or two. 😂😂😂 10 seconds is little...
A: @arthurbm20
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? 2秒はtwo secondとtwo secondsどっちが正しいですか?また、違いを教えて下さい!
A: For counting, "two second" is incorrect. "two seconds" is correct. "two" is more than one, so you must use the plural form.

If it is used as an adjective, then "2 second" is correct and the plural form is incorrect. Ie. "I'll give you a 2-second headstart."

Hope this helps!
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? I stepped away from there for like 10 seconds.
A: In this case, "like" here could mean "what seems like". Or it's just used as a meaningless filler. "I like stepped away from there like for like 10 seconds and like it was like gone." It's only used when talking, though, as it's a slang.

Other questions about "Second"

Q: how many seconds do you want heat? bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: Yes, another example could be "How long do I heat this rice for?" or "How many seconds do I put this in the microwave for?"
Q: 10 seconds is too short for me
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: After 30 seconds we will arrive at the sightseeing floor. (use after or in?) bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: you can use both
Q: Within seconds, after catching the sight of our car on the road shoulder on my left, I got in the car to enjoy the air conditioning. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: "On my left shoulder I spot our car on the road and I got in the car to enjoy the air conditioning".
Q: "One or two seconds" or "one or two second"?
A: One or two seconds; 0.5 minutes; 1.4 hours.

Usually, if it is not exactly 1, the units are plural.

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