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Do these verbs convey the same meaning, please? If so, which one is more used by the natives? are the following examples correct, please?
The pole is tilted/inclined/leaning towards the fence.
She's tilting/inclining/leaning toward the other candidate this year.
The dog tilts/inclines its head when it's confused and trying to understand the owner's commands.
She leaned/tilted/inclined her head on my shoulder and cried.
I don't know why people like to tilt/incline/lean the head when posing for a photo.
The wall is dangerously tilted/inclined and may fall at any time now.
In the first, is the pole touching the fence or holding it up? If so, I was using 'leaning against'.
Thanks a lot.
The sentence "She's tilting toward the other candidate this year." was extracted from Dictionary.com but I noticed that you didn't agree with it. Do you think that using "tilt" here is far-fetched?
That is because the word "tilt" in that sentence means: thrust at someone with a lance or other weapon; it is meaning that she is aiming to upset the other candidate's campaign.