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- Continual --- 不受歡迎的事連續發生
E.g. Her continual demands on me were affecting my work performance.
- Continuous --- 某事連續發生
E.g. We spent the summer in a state of continuous excitement.
What Increases Goes UP
- Figurative meaning: If someone runs up bills or debts, they start to owe a lot of money because they fail to pay their bills.
- E.g. She ran up a mobile phone bill of 2000 dollars.
Assimilation同化 (/x/ + /j/ = /y/)
1. /s/ + /j/
- this year
- bless you
2. /z/ + /j/
- as usual
- here’s yours
3. /t/ + /j/
- I’ll meet you there.
- Don’t you know it?
- Black and blue --- 傷痕累累 (bruise)
She was black and blue all over after falling downstairs.
- A black day --- 不吉利的日子 (a sad, unpleasant day)
It was a black day for all Japanese when the earthquake a
1. 出面天氣點呀? How’s the weather like out there? (wrong)
- Correct versions:
~ What’s the weather like out there?
~ How’s the weather out there?
- Appropriate responses:
~ It’s a beautiful/sunny day.
~ It’s hot o
There are many words in British and American English which sound the same and have the same meaning but are spelt differently.
any more anymore
I can’t put up with the naughty boys any more/anymore.
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