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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.

P.S.

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.

Update:

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

我的意思是..獨行俠是屬於"不與他人來往"還是屬於"像英雄那種的獨行"呢?

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  • 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.

    『我是個獨行俠。雖然我是獨自一人,但我不覺得孤單。』

    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 ~

    謝謝分享~

  • Louis
    Lv 7
    7 years ago

    http://oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictio...

    可以上這個牛津網路字典去查你需要的解釋

    2014-01-11 12:04:35 補充:

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/alone

    這個網路字典也很好用.

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