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Making Sense of Grammar
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The chairs are moved. 

The chairs are moving. 

I moved the chairs. → The chairs are moved. 椅子被移动了 →移动椅子的人其实是我,只是没有讲出来。

The chairs are moving. 椅子在移动。→ 椅子自己有操控力,不受外力影响的情况下,自己移动起来。这要不是《哈利波特》的魔法场景,就是闹鬼了。

——劉美君. (2012). 英文文法有道理! 重新認識英文文法觀念. 聯經.

answered Oct 22, 2020 by Ariel (17,790 points)

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