丶hy asked in 社會及文化語言 · 8 years ago

second guess 用法

The boss was angry that staff were second-guessing his decisions.爲什麽guessing是加 ing 而不是加 ed ?

The president is upset that the press second-guessed his new policy.爲什麽guessed加 ed 不是 ing ?

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
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    second guess 用法

    這兩句用ing或ed與否是和動詞的時式有關。

    動詞加ing成為現在分詞(present participle),前面加verb to be即is, are,was, were等是現在/過去進行式(present/past continuous tense)時的寫法。

    動詞加ed是規則動詞過去式(regular past tense)的寫法 。

    (1)The boss was angry that staff were second-guessing his decisions.波士(The boss)因職員(staff)正在馬後炮批評(were second guessing)他先前的决定(decisions)而發怒(was angry),因為是進行式所以用guessing(加 ing) 而不是加 ed.

    (2) The president is upset that the press second-guessed his new policy.總统(president)因新聞界(the press)先前馬後炮批評(second guessed)他的新政策(new policy).因為是過去式,所以用guessed(加 ed) 而不是加 ing.

    2012-12-01 11:56:16 補充:

    上面(2)加回"而不快( is upset)"

    The president is upset that the press second-guessed his new policy.總统(president)因新聞界(the press)先前馬後炮批評(second guessed)他的新政策(new policy)而不快( is upset),.因為是過去式,所以用guessed(加 ed) 而不是加 ing.

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