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Is an acre a mile long?

Miles and acres measure entirely different things. Miles are units of length and acres are units of area. If you think of a piece of land in the shape of a square and measures one mile on each side then its area is one square mile. In terms of acres the area is 640 acres.

Why are there 640 acres in a square mile?

An acre is one chain by ten chains, that’s 22 yards by 220 yards. Hence the square mile (1,760 yards x 1,760 yards) can be divided into 80 x 8 = 640 one-acre rectangles of 22 yards x 220 yards each (i.e., 1 chain x 1 furlong each; “furlong” derives from “furrow long”).

How many miles is 5 clicks?

Table describing the Value of “How far is a Click/Klick“:

1 Click 0.62 Mile 1000 Meters
5 Click 3.11 miles 5000 Meters
6 Click 3.73 miles 6000 Meters
7 Click 4.35 miles 7000 Meters
8 Click 4.97 miles 8000 Meters

Where does the phrase hand and foot come from?

The literal origin of the phrase comes from horse racing. To want a run for your money is to want a horse that you have placed a bet on to participate in the race. Sometimes a horse is withdrawn from a race after bettors have already placed money on it; those bettors did not get a run for their money.

What does it mean to wait on someone hand and foot?

: to provide everything that someone needs or wants : to act as a servant to (someone) I can’t stand the way they wait on her hand and foot! She waited on her children hand and foot.

Why do we say hands down?

The true source, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is horse racing. The earliest examples of the phrase come from 19th century sporting papers where horses win races “hands down,” meaning that victory is so secure that the jockey can relax and drop the reins before crossing the finish line.

What does it mean to wait on someone?

or wait upon. 1. To serve the needs of someone or something; be in attendance on someone or something: The clerk waited on a customer.

Do you wait for someone you love?

That’s fine, it happens. Hearts have a strange way of getting fixated on somebody in particular and ignoring everybody else. In these situations, it’s perfectly ok to wait a while for the other person to become available or make a move on you. Until then however, you should really be open to meet other people.

Is true love worth waiting for?

True love will hold you when you need it most. True love will enter your life as long as you know that it will come to you. Because you know that you deserve it. Please understand, that true love is worth the wait.

What does dont wait on me mean?

“Don’t wait for me” can be just that, a statement made to another person(s) with a genuine spirit of altruism. That is, they genuinely do not want you to put yourself out by waiting for them. “Don’t wait for me” can be just that, a statement made to another person(s) with a genuine spirit of altruism.

Is saying wait rude?

“Wait a minute” is rude. Generally speaking, it’s more polite to say what you need, rather than to give an order.

What does it mean when a girl says Don’t wait on me?

When a girl says don’t wait for me, what does it mean? It literally means do not wait for her. You’re the one who has the context, so you figure out the rest.

What’s the difference between wait on me and wait for me?

Yes, it’s the same. “wait for me” is the standard form. “wait on me” is used by some speakers, and may be more prevalent in certain regions. Note that “wait on” can also have a completely different meaning of “serve”, usually in the sense “serve with food/drink”, sometimes extended to other services performed.