f asked in 社會與文化語言 · 5 years ago

序數前不是一定要加the嗎??

Switzerland and Singapore were at the top of the rankings last year as well. Finland fell this year to fourth from third last year, while Germany was fifth, down from fourth last year. Japan moved up to sixth, from ninth last year.

為什麼這篇中的fifth, sixth前都沒有加the

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  • Beth
    Lv 7
    5 years ago
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    名次通常不加 the.

    Blackley won first prize in an essay competition.

    Britain has dropped from second to third place in the league.

    Source(s): 新觀念英文法 P528 特殊句型與慣用語
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