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Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 8 years ago

What I see 文法

今天看到這樣的句子覺得很疑惑 煩請解答謝謝~

What I see are flowers in the vase..

What I see is flowers in the vase.

請問哪一個正確 或者都錯誤 ??

Update:

他應該要表達的是 : 我所看到的是 花插在花瓶~

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  • 8 years ago
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    >請問哪一個正確 或者都錯誤 ??

    其實是兩者都對 。看一下主詞和主詞補語,根本可以互調。

    What I see is/are flowers in the vase.

    Flowers in the vase are what I see. (Flowers 當主詞就只能用 are)

    What I see is lots of people with ideas...

    (http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/blog/2011/oc...

    WHAT I SEE ARE CLOUDS GOING BEHIND THE MOON!!!

    (號稱拍到飛碟的youtube 影片)

    2012-05-14 01:41:41 補充:

    Whoosh! If what he saw were clouds moving behind the moon, then the "moon" had to be something else.

  • 8 years ago

    is才是對的

    原因在於意思是說我看見一件事情

    雖然花有很多朵

    我看到的是『花在花瓶裡』這一件事

    所以用單數is

  • 8 years ago

    I think, this kind of sentence shall depend upon the meaning of the sentence.

    In the questioned sentence, it is the flowers, so "what I see are ..."

    2012-05-14 00:36:02 補充:

    another example:

    what I see now is all about tips.

    Here, it is "all about tips", not "tips".

    2012-05-14 00:37:05 補充:

    By the way, when "all" is used to represent "all of it", "everything" or "the only thing", it is singular, for example:

    All I eat is lettuce.

    2012-05-14 00:41:25 補充:

    when "all" indicates "all of them" it is plural, for example:

    All the men I date PREFER slender women with big appetites.

  • 阿霹
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    What I see is flowers in the vase. 恐怕是對的

    What I see 類似這樣的主詞 幾乎都視為單數

    What matters is the British people and British jobs.朗文字典有這樣的句子

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