twcwayne asked in 社會與文化語言 · 1 decade ago

請問 restrain 和 constrain 有何不同意義

這兩者在做動詞用時,它們的字義幾乎相同,但是一定有一些些微的差異,可以請哪位高手告訴我嗎?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    restrain和constrain都是限制的意思

    但是constrain多了一點''被強迫、不得不''的意思

    像是...要是你因為材料不足,而被限制無法製作物品,這時候你就會用constrain而不是用restrain

    restrain就純粹只是''限制''而已囉

    我建議你可以再去看看英英字典

    他會有英文解釋和英文例句

    可以幫助你了解

    Source(s): 自己
  • 1 decade ago

    restrain (vt.) <restrain sb/sth (from sth/doing sth)>

    :hold back sb/sth from movement or action;

    keep sb/sth under control or in check

    抑制或遏制某人/某事物;管制; 約束

    constrain(vt.) (formal use)

    : make (sb) do sth by strong (moral) persuasion or by force

    (文) 力勸, 強迫(某人)做某事

    Source(s): Oxford Dictionary
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