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


1.With a stroke of genius whiteout was invented.


這裡的 a stroke of 我查奇摩字典是突來一擊,但英文老師給的意思


2.take + N for granted = take it for granted that S + V


3.strive for + N 和 strive to VR 這兩個用法是對的嗎?

4.The gold digger`s dream turned out to be a wild goose chase.

這裡的 a wild goose chase 翻成白忙一場 , 那每個句子用到白忙一場

都可以用 a wild goose chase 嗎? 這是固定片語用法嗎? 還是這句子


5.Every team member needs to pitch in to beat the odds.

這裡的 beat the odds 翻成勝算機會 , 這是固定片語用法嗎? 還是這


6. scores of + 複數N 是數十個還是二十個以上?

那 dozens of + 複數N 是數十個嗎?

7.我在英文書上看到 a ten-story building 有這種用法嗎?

要翻成什麼才好? story 有這樣用的嗎?


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  • 1 decade ago
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    1. Edison said that genius was 99% perspiration and 1% inspiration.


    a stroke of genius和a stroke of luck不同的地方就是a stroke of luck是靠運

    氣;而a stroke of genius是99%的努力,1%的靈感。

    2. take it for granted文法是對的。(本句的take是當作及物動詞,it是受詞)

    3. strive for:for 是介系詞,介系詞後面要接名詞。

    strive to: to後面接原型動詞是不定詞的用法。

    4. a wild goose chase是亂追一通的意思,當然抓不到鵝,也就是白忙一場,所以用到白忙一場的意思時,都可以用。

    5. beat the odds是打敗機率努力勝出的義思,是固定片語用法。

    6. scores of , dozens of, thousands of, millions of …..

    scores, dozens, thousands, millions…都是當作代名詞使用,都是許多的意思並沒有一定的數目。

    7. a ten-story building


    a ten-story building是一棟10層樓的建築物。

    Source(s): 英文法:只是一些規則而已
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