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宜靜 asked in 社會與文化語言 · 1 decade ago

關於while的用法

1. Some people work better to music while others do not.

2.Some people like cream and sugar in their coffee,while others like it black.

Q.為什麼兩句中,一個的while前面有逗點,而另一個沒有。

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  • 1 decade ago
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    第一句沒有逗點的原因是,它的子句"while others do not"很短,所以可以不用逗號隔開,但是用逗號隔開可以讓讀者一眼就很清楚,所以說有沒有用逗號都是正確的喔。而第二句因為句子偏長,如果不用逗點隔開,讀者閱讀此文句會比較辛苦,有逗號也較清楚。

    其他像連接詞"and"也是差不多的用法。簡單來說第二個句子短時,有人會不用逗點,也是正確的寫法。

    例如:

    I love swimming but my sister doesn't.

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