a number of 跟 the number of不同處

請問a number of 跟 the number of不同處在哪裡?

那一個後面要加複數阿?

我被搞混了!!

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  • 王大
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    請問a number of 跟 the number of不同處在哪裡?

    那一個後面要加複數阿?

    我被搞混了!!

    a number of: 許多的; 若干的, 之後接可數名詞的複數形, 視為複數

    例: I have a number of friends. 我有許多朋友

    the number of: 數 (量 ); 總數, 視為單數

    例: The number of colleges has increased in Taiwan recently. 近來, 在臺灣的大學數目已增加

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