? asked in 社會與文化語言 · 1 decade ago

continue 和 maintain的用法有何不同?

題目: During the experiment, a constant temperature of 28C was ____

while the amount of sunlight was gradually increased.

(A) maintained

(B) performed

(C) continued

(D) expanded

Answer: (A)

(C)為什麼不能選?兩個的用法差別在哪?

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  • Peter
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    1 decade ago
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    maintain 為維持某一種狀態 (為靜態的)

    continue 為持續某一件事或行為 (為動態的)

    題目中恆溫28度C為一種狀態, 故用maintain

    參考以下例句:

    During the experiment, the bottle was continuously heated to maintain a 60C environment for the reaction to take place.

    實驗過程中, 持續加熱瓶子以維持60度C的環境讓反應得以進行.

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