Q: I'll pencil that in とはどういう意味ですか?
A: This means that the speaker will schedule in that event, generally in a planner or calendar. This can be used if the planner is physical or digital.
Q: They had a pencils down moment とはどういう意味ですか?
A: “Pencils down” means stop working.
Q: whose pencil are you using? とはどういう意味ですか?
A: They are wondering who is the owner of the pencil being used.
Q: can I ask you for a pencil? とはどういう意味ですか?
A: Can / May

a) Possibility vs Probability

"It Can" indicates that something is possible (circumstances permit or someone has the ability to do so).

I can play tennis can remove Welli door open with my keyi That can run for two hoursThis car can go faster than 200 km per hourYou can go to France without a passport

"May" indicates that something is probable; equivalent to "perhaps"

My friend Jun win the raceThe sky is very dark. May it rain

b) Permission

both modal verbs with the following shades are used:

- Have permission: "can" is more common.

I can smoke in the office

- Give permission "may" is more common, "can" more informal.

May you smoke here if you wantYou May use my computerYou can take my car (informal)

If permission comes from a third party "it can" is used.

You can smoke here (the law permits or standards of this office)

- Ask permission: "can" is more common and also more casual

Can I smoke in the office? (Informal) / May I smoke in the office? (Formal) Can I speak to you? (Informal) / May I speak to you? (formal)

c) Request

- Order something: both modal verbs are used

May (Can) I get your dictionary?

- Asking someone to do something: typically "can"

Can you give me That book?

d) Offer

both modal verbs used

Can (May) I help you?
Q: can I ask you for a pencil? とはどういう意味ですか?
A: If someone says, "Can I ask for a pencil? " It means they are asking if they can use your pencil. I hope that helps :)


Q: pencil in を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: Pencil in means to write you in for an appointment. For example, the doctor's secretary might say "I'll pencil you in for Friday at 9:30".
Q: pencil in. Is it commonly used in American English? を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: Pencil in = an expression commonly used. It means to put it in your calendar (this implies that you are committing to do that activity). For example, you invite me to study together tomorrow at 4pm. If I say "I penciled that in" I mean that I am for sure coming.
Q: To pencil in を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: Make sure the party is flawless. Marina should pencil in the guests.
Q: pencil を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: -I like drawing with pencil
-The questions can't be answered with pencil. Have to be with pen.


Q: Could you please lend me your pencil? と Could you please lend my your pencil? はどう違いますか?
A: Examples with ME, which is the object pronoun:
- Laura gave me the book.
- The building is next to me.
Examples with MY, possessive adjective:
- Those are my friends.
- That is my pencil.
Q: pencil holder と pencil case はどう違いますか?
A: A pencil holder can be anything a pencil can be in.

A pencil case is usually a bag or box that you keep pencils in.
Q: I bought some pencils yesterday. と I bought pencils yesterday. はどう違いますか?
A: ううん, they both still show a vague amount unless you specifically say the number of pencils you bought
Q: I'll pencil it in と I'll write it down はどう違いますか?
A: They mean the exact same thing. (:
Q: smooth like a pencilpencil like smoothness はどう違いますか?
A: -ness は「〜さ」と言う意味ですね。

smooth like a pencil = 鉛筆のように滑らか

pencil-like smoothness (ちなみに「-」が必要ですよ)= 鉛筆のような滑らかさ


Q: pencils は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: QAの全文をご確認ください
Q: Mechanical pencil は 英語 (イギリス) で何と言いますか?
A: You say it like "mechanical pencil." It's exactly the same haha
We do have mechanical pencils by the way, we just call them "pencils" usually but if you want to use "mechanical pencil", people will understand what you mean :)
Q: シャーペン(mechanical pencil or automatic pencil) は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: Mechanical Pencil is used in the United States. Propelling pencil would be used in the U.K.
Q: a short pencil which is too short to grasp は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: I'd call it a stubby pencil.


Q: Put your pencil down.연필 내려놓으세요. put your pencil up. or hold your pencil. 연필 들으세요. この表現は自然ですか?
A: Great job!

Put your pencil down.
Pick your pencil up


Hold your pencil
Q: This is pencil. It is in glass for pencils. I love draw. この表現は自然ですか?
A: This is a pencil. It is in a container for pencils. I love to draw.
Q: What do they call "mechanical pencil", in the States?.
A: Certain places will call mechanical pencils as lead pencils. I currently live in California which does, while when I lived in Pennsylvania, my area there did not.
Q: Lead of a pencil have left in my feet.Should I go to hospital and remove it? この表現は自然ですか?
A: I have pencil lead lodged/stuck in my feet. Should I go to a hospital and have it removed?
Q: How can I read "pencil lead" ?
læd? lid?
A: In this case pencil lead rhymes with bed, head, said, red, dead, fed etc.