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你被“双胞胎”词汇混淆了吗?

发表时间:2015-07-12内容来源:VOA英语学习网
1. Loose 和 lose 错:I always loose the product key. 对:I always lose the product key. 2. It's 和 its (严格拼写是 its') 错:Download the HTA, along with it's readme file. 对:Download the HTA, along with its readme file. 错:The laptop is overheating and its making that funny noise again. 对:The laptop is overheating and it's making that funny noise again. 3. They're 和 their 和 there 错:The managers are in they're weekly planning meeting. 对:The managers are in their weekly planning meeting. 错:The techs have to check there cell phones at the door, and their not happy about it. 对:The techs have to check their cell phones at the door, and they're not happy about it. 4. i.e. 和 e.g 错:Use an anti-spyware program (i.e., AdAware). 对:Use an anti-spyware program (e.g., AdAware). 注:i.e. 意为“that is” ; e.g. 意思是 “for example” 二者后面都要加逗号。 5. Effect 和 affect 错:The outage shouldn't effect any users during work hours. 对:The outage shouldn't affect any users during work hours. 对:The outage shouldn't have any effect on users. 对:We will effect several changes during the downtime. 注:Impact 不是动词。你可以考虑用 affect 来代替: 错:The outage shouldn't impact any users during work hours. 对:The outage shouldn't affect any users during work hours. 对:The outage should have no impact on users during work hours. 6. You're 和 your 错:Remember to defrag you're machine on a regular basis. 对:Remember to defrag your machine on a regular basis. 错:Your right about the changes. 对:You're right about the changes. 7. Different than 和 different from 错:This setup is different than the one at the main office. 对:This setup is different from the one at the main office. 对:This setup is better than the one at the main office. 8. Lay 和 lie 错:I got dizzy and had to lay down. 对:I got dizzy and had to lie down. 对:Just lay those books over there. 9. Then 和 than 错:The accounting department had more problems then we did. 对:The accounting department had more problems than we did. 注:当一个句子以 If 开头时,你并不需要接着来一个 then,Then 完全是多余的: 错:If you can't get Windows to boot, then you'll need to call Ted. 对:If you can't get Windows to boot, you'll need to call Ted. 10. Could of, would of 和 could have, would have 错:I could of installed that app by mistake. 对:I could have installed that app by mistake. 错:I would of sent you a meeting notice, but you were out of town. 对:I would have sent you a meeting notice, but you were out of town. 这十组词汇看上去简单,但实际运用确实发现很多学生误用和混用,词迷们快来学习一下吧。 来自:VOA英语网 文章地址: http://www.tingvoa.com/html/20150712/260296.html