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Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 9 years ago

請問owing to、on account of~

請問:

owing to

on account of

後面是加子句還是名詞呢?

謝謝!!

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  • 9 years ago
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    "to" and "of" in the phrases "owing to" and "on account of" are ALL prepositions (介系詞) . Therefore, they can only follow with a noun (名詞) or a noun phrase (名詞片語) as their objects (受詞).

    If you want to use a clause, you shall use

    since

    because of

    If you want to follow with a clause, then you shall use

    because that

    since

    If you want to have a clause to follow with, then you shall use

    because that

    since

    2012-11-02 06:27:06 補充:

    typo!,

    because of ==> because that !

    By the way, "because of" still needs to follow with a noun or a noun phrase!

    sorry for my carelessness!

    Source(s): self
  • 9 years ago

    PREpositions do not follow (with or without); they are followed.

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