Glibの例文や意味・使い方に関するQ&A

「Glib」を含む文の意味

Q: glib とはどういう意味ですか?
A: Glib is when you do or say something without really thinking about it (and so the result is maybe bad or thoughtless or something not nice).

- Well, I asked the boss about our bonus, but he just gave a glib response about it depending on whether we do well this year.

「Glib」の使い方・例文

Q: glib を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: Glib is not used a lot, the most common usage is in the phrase ‘a glib expression’. It means to easily make a short superficial comment without having out much thought into it, perhaps lacking the seriousness that is warranted in the situation.

When James announced he had been fired from his job, Tony didn’t know what to say and bill only offered a few glib expressions as he left.

‘Matt’s late again, probably visiting one of his girlfriends. If he gets fired, can I have his desk?’
‘Don’t be so glib! If we don’t complete this project on time, the whole team could be demoted’.
Q: glib を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: Dont give glib excuses.
She takes his glib flattery seriously.
👍🏻hope this helps!

「Glib」の類語とその違い

Q: glib と blunt はどう違いますか?
A: They're almost opposites. Glib means you use a lot of words but it's insincere. For example, a used car salesman has this sort of image. Blunt means you use very few words but it's honest. Kids are usually very blunt.

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