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Hai,everyoneEmotion: smile

i have some questions about the word "dead" here.

The first question,
does the word "dead" mean that not able to be used anymore/finished when using in informal/spoken English?

For examples:1) A dead match. (that means it's unable to be used anymore,right?)
2) A dead battery. (that means as same as above,right ? )

But as far as i know that "dead" can mean not working because of lack of power.

For examples:
1) My cellphone is dead. (that means i has run up the power of my phone,right? )

Therefore,i'm wondering that if i say this cellphone is dead,
does it mean it's unable to be used anymore/broken or it's has run out of power ?

Thanks in advanceEmotion: happy
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My cell phone is dying - I'm about to run out of battery life. It's probably making that chirping noise that many of them make when the battery is low.

My cell phone is dead - the batter is completely discharged.

I see no difference in your London example, but please start a new thread the next time you have an unrelated question.
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Does the word "dead" mean that not able to be used anymore/finished when using in informal/spoken English?
For examples:1) A dead match. (that means it's unable to be used anymore,right?- Right; it's life is over)
2) A dead battery. (that means as same as above,right ?-- Yes, except that it may be able to be recharged; it 's life is over for the moment, at least. )

But as far as i know that "dead" can mean not working because of lack of power.
For examples: 1) My cellphone is dead. (that means i has run up the power of my phone,right?-- Yes, its batteries are dead. )

Therefore,i'm wondering that if i say this cellphone is dead,
does it mean it's unable to be used anymore/broken or it's has run out of power ?-- It could mean either. You may have to explain it to the listener.
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If so,how to express a cellphone is unable to be used anymore or it's run out of power in general and in formal ?

if i say the phone went dead,what's the difference compared to the phone is dead ?

By the way,who can tell me what's the difference between this both sentences as shown as below.

1) I am likely to be in London this autumn.
2) I may be in London this autumn.

Thanks in advance,too.
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my cellphone is dying or my cellphone is dead,any difference ?
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Can you tell me how to express a cellphone is unable to be used anymore or it's run out of power in general and in formal ?

if i say the phone went dead,what's the difference compared to the phone is dead ?
Something was going on when it happened, compared to a simple past event.

I couldn't call her because my phone is dead.
I was right in the middle of our conversation and my phone went dead.

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Something was going on when it happened, compared to a simple past event.Sorry,i can't catch your meaning a bit,can you explain further,because my English is poor...sorry

I was right in the middle of our conversation and my phone went dead.i can't make sense if it,can you explain,thanks for your help.[Y]

i also very like this pandaEmotion: smile
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The phone is dead. I can't use it now.
The phone was dead. I couldn't use it at some time in the past.
The phone went dead. At some time in the past, something has happening and the phone died during that other event.

I can't call her. The phone is dead.
I couldn't call her. The phone was dead.
I was talking to her when the phone went dead.
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