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Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 2 decades ago

英文 / 部分詞後面需加的 V 要用單數還是複數? 超難

1. Behind the city library (stand) a couple of apartment omplexes.

2. A list of the reporter's masterpieces (is) given in the catalogue.

為什麼括號裡的動詞一個是用複數形一個是用單數形?

我要怎麼判斷後面的動詞需用單數形還是複數形呢?

Update:

是筆誤沒錯…讚喔

Update 2:

那為什麼 a list 是用單數?

Update 3:

list不是目錄嗎?

A list of the reporter's masterpieces (is) given in the catalogue.

整句話是什麼意思?

Update 4:

還是不懂,a list 後面的動詞是用單數?

list不是清單嗎?清單不是應該是很多樣東西,所以要用複數嗎

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  • ?
    Lv 5
    2 decades ago
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    1.Behind the city library stand( a couple of apartment complexes).

    主詞是apartment complexes,中文為兩棟公寓建築,因為是兩棟,所以動詞用複數

    a couple of 是一形容詞片語,說明主詞apartment complexes是兩棟

    2.A list of the reporter's masterpieces is given in the catalogue.

    主詞是a list,後面的of the reporter's masterpieces是用來補述list的內容為何物,所以用動詞用單數

    我想omplex應該是complex的筆誤吧。

    2005-12-15 21:27:25 補充:

    A list of the reporter's materpieces is given in the catalogue.

    整句的翻譯為:

    在這個目錄裡有一份關於這位記者傑出作品的清單。

    清單只有一份,所以加不定冠詞a,清單裡面可以有很多的作品名稱,所以materpieces用複數。

    如果將句子簡化來看,其實只要

    A list is given in the catalogue.

    但是為了讓讀句子的人可以同時了暸list裡面內容,所以再後面加of the report's masterpieces形容詞片語補述,就成為你所看到的句子了。

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  • 2 decades ago

    「a list」就是「一張清單」,當然是單數啦,難道一本書有很多字,也要用複數嗎?

  • 2 decades ago

    1. Behind the city library (stand) a couple of apartment complexes.

    句子是倒裝句,句意:幾個apartment complexes站在市立圖書館的後面.

    a couple of apartment complexes stand behind the city library

    真正的主詞是apartment complexes

    a couple of 是一個片語,意思是幾個、兩三個

    a couple of + 複數N +複數動詞

    既然主要主詞的意思是幾個N,所以動詞是複數的。

    2. A list of the reporter's masterpieces (is) given in the catalogue.

    A list of the reporter's masterpieces is given in the catalogue.

    句意:一個記者作品的清單被登記在目錄裡.

    這句的主詞是a list,是什麼樣的list呢?是有這個記者的傑作的list

    這種句型是N1 of N2 V...

    主要主詞是N1,N2是用來修飾N1,所以動詞是跟隨N1的。

  • Anonymous
    2 decades ago

    1. Behind the city library (stand) a couple of apartment omplexes.

    這是一句倒裝句

    所以主詞是a couple of apartment omplexes 所以其實stand是配合這一句

    so也可以寫成

    A couple of apartment omplexes stand behind the city library.

    2.A list of the reporter's masterpieces (is) given in the catalogue.

    {{A list of the reporter's masterpieces}}指的是一件事

    所以一件事是主詞

    所以用單數動詞 因為只有"一"件事

    這樣了解嗎??

    希望對你有幫助囉!

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