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fundamental和elementary用法上有什么区别
asked Mar 11, 2019 in Questions about English Grammar by 118070100229cjr (340 points) | 288 views

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elementary只有形容词的性质,强调的是初级的,基础性的东西,一般和难易有关,
比如我们常常说的,elementary school 小学,elementry students 初级学生/入门的;

fundamental作形容词的时候强调的是重要性,根基作用等,是指重要程度即非常重要,如The fundamental cause of his success is persistence.
fundamental作名词的时候就是指基本的法则、原则、基础。在第一题里,显然需要一个名词

answered Mar 14, 2019 by 116030300312fb (8,840 points)

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