「ゴージャス」 is an English word used in Japanese, and usually it means something like 「素晴らしい」. In Japanese, 「ゴージャス」 has a much wider meaning than it does in English. I also think that it is a word that is taught in high school English, but without much explanation of how to use it. That means that sometimes Japanese people use "gorgeous" in strange ways in English.
When you say "gorgeous" in English, what do English speakers understand?
"Gorgeous" has two was of being used in English:
The mistakes that people make often result from them thinking, "In Japanese, I would say 「素晴らしい」 or 「すてき」 in this case, so I must be able to say "gorgeous", because my dictionary says "gorgeous" means 「素晴らしい意」 or 「すてき」." The problem is that often an English to Japanese dictionary will not tell you everything about how to use a word.
There are two things to remember about using the word "gorgeous" in English:
When people say "gorgeous" in English, they often mean one of the following words:
"Gorgeous" does not mean "expensive".
Next time you want to say "gorgeous", try using one of the above words like this:
Here are some examples of unnatural sentences using "gorgeous" found on the internet:
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