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Paul asked in 社會與文化語言 · 7 years ago

Alone、Lone、Lonely ...

How to differentiate the three words : alone and lone and lonely.

because the three are adjective vocabularies,

so I don't know how to use the three words.If you can,

please give some examples for me,thanks for your help.


The answers can use Chinese or English to answer,

this is my first time using English to ask the question,

if you don't understand sections of question,welcome massage for me.


After party time,I took a bus alone,that time I felt lonely,and I think I may be a lone this,right? And the "lone wolf" belong to more negative vocabulary?


3 Answers

  • Beth
    Lv 7
    7 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    我大概只能給你一些我自己的感覺, 我用這三個單字照個句子:

    I am a lone wolf. Although I am alone, but I don't feel lonely.


    lone 常用在名詞之前, 獨自一人的意思. 和alone意思很接近, 但不同的是 alone多用於be動詞後:

    If you talk about a lone person or thing, you mean that they are alone.

    lonely 則是『寂寞』的意思, 講的是心裡的狀態.

    2014-01-12 15:45:43 補充:

    lone wolf: a person who prefers to live, act, or work alone or independent of others.

  • 7 years ago

    Louis 大師 ~


  • Louis
    Lv 7
    7 years ago


    2014-01-11 12:04:35 補充:


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