Q: shrub
A: It's a small plant. All these things are shrubs.


Q: shrub を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: To the gardener, you might say, “Please trim the shrubs.”
“The ball landed in the shrub.”

It’s actually pretty rare to use “shrub” (singular). One tends to refer to “shrubs”, a group of low, dense plants. “Shrubbery” is also common, and means the same as “shrubs”.


Q: shrubs と bushes はどう違いますか?
A: A shrub can be taller than a bush, but not as tall as a tree, and have thicker foliage than a bush. A shrub can be groomed, pruned, and shaped, while a bush is usually left to grow wild.
Q: to prune a shrub と to trim a shrub はどう違いますか?
A: Very similar. Pruning might imply that you are focused on shaping it to look differently, whereas trimming it suggests you are intending to cut it so its smaller
Q: shrub と bush はどう違いますか?
A: No difference:)


Q: I will bring you up to speed while we finish planting the shrubs

Can I rephrase it to:
I would help you to speed up if we finished planting the shrubs?
A: To "bring someone up to speed" means to tell someone about something or describe a process to someone so that they know about it. Here I presume it means that Austin will tell the other person how to prepare a site whilst they are planting the shrubs.
Q: Pluck out the wild shrubs around the plants.
correct this sentence please
A: ‘Pluck out the weeds around the plants’ sounds more natural :)
Q: shrink shrub この表現は自然ですか?
A: What are you trying to say?
Q: "Then some shrubs nearby rustled."
(This sentence is a quotation from a novelization of the good dinosaur.)

I have a question.
Which is 'nearby' adjective or adverb?
"Then some shrubs rustled nearby."
Does this sound strange?
A: I would say its an adjective because it is describing the shrubs, which are a noun.
I think it would be phrased better as "Then some nearby shrubs rustled."
But you could use both.