小維 asked in 社會與文化語言 · 1 decade ago

試問以下兩個單字有何差異?

who can distinguish the differences between embrace and hug?

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  • Pong
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    1 decade ago
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    embrace:

    vt. (及物動詞 transitive verb)

    擁抱

    They embraced each other warmly.

    他們相互熱烈擁抱。

    包括,包含

    The cat family embraces lions and tigers.

    貓科包括獅和虎。

    抓住(機會等);欣然接受(提議等)

    She embraced his offer to help her with her English.

    她欣然接受他幫她學習英文的提議。

    信奉;皈依

    People in this region embraced Christianity at the turn of the century.

    這一地區的人在本世紀初開始信奉基督教。

    圍住,環繞

    vi. (不及物動詞 intransitive verb)

    (相互)擁抱

    n. (名詞 noun)

    擁抱;懷抱[C]

    She held her son to her in an affectionate embrace.

    她親切地將她兒子摟在懷裡。

    hug:

    vt. (及物動詞 transitive verb)

    緊抱;擁抱;懷抱

    They hugged each other for the success.

    他們為成功而互相擁抱。

    (熊用前腿)抱住[O]

    抱有,堅持(觀點等)

    She hugged her belief in ghosts.

    她堅持相信有鬼。

    緊靠;緊靠...前進

    The road hugs the side of the mountain.

    公路緊挨山邊。

    vi. (不及物動詞 intransitive verb)

    緊抱在一起;相互擁抱

    The old friends hugged when they met.

    老朋友重逢時緊緊擁抱。

    擠在一起

    n. (名詞 noun)

    緊抱;擁抱[C]

    She gave her son a hug and put him to bed.

    她擁抱了一下兒子,然後讓他上床睡覺。

    2008-02-25 00:23:08 補充:

    簡單的說,其實這兩個字是可以通用的

    只是在用法方面不一樣而已!!

    Source(s): 字典, 自己
  • 1 decade ago

    simple but hard.

    embrace:

    I look it up in the merriam-webster dictionary, it said

    1 a: to clasp in the arms : hug website:

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embrace

    And the other one

    hug:

    1: to press tightly especially in the arms

    website: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hug

    Time: embrace is dated before hug.

    Place:

    embrace is originated from Anglo-French embracer

    hug is originated from Scandinavian

    ^^"

    reference.

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