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Making Sense of Grammar
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將 Be 動詞和 get 當作被動句的主要動詞有何差異?
asked Mar 6, 2018 in Questions about English Grammar by admin (23,690 points)

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Be 動詞通常用來表達狀態連結,所以在被動句中使用 Be 動詞強調的是結果狀態;若要表達「動態式」的被動,可以用 get 來取代 Be 動詞,這樣的用法強調的是事件的出現:

動態事件 John got killed in the accident.

→ 結果狀態 He was killed in the accident.

動態事件 Mary got promoted yesterday.

→ 結果狀態 Mary was promoted yesterday. 

answered Mar 6, 2018 by admin (23,690 points)
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