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單字區分 居住~live dwell inhabit....

請問 live /dwell/ inhabit /reside

這四個單字同樣都有"居住" 的意思

有啥麼差別的 在用法上可以互通嗎?

可否舉例說明 謝謝

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  • 響古
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    1 decade ago
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    live如果是暫時的住該用stay (不及物動詞)

    Where do you live ? 你住那兒 ?

    dwell用作住遠不及live普通(不及物動詞)

    inhabit棲息.佔據(及物動詞)

    Various kinds of fish inhabit the sea. 各種魚類棲息於海內.

    reside遠不及live普通(不及物動詞)

    They are residing abroad in South Americal.

    他們住在國外在南美洲.

    Source(s): 文馨當代英文辭典
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