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為何日期以介系詞 on 來標示?
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on 在空間概念中為「在接觸表面上」的意思,在時間概念中也用於標示時間上的接觸面,有「在明確時日上」的含意。而日期的意義就在於提供一個可以放置事件的接觸面,作為明確又方便指認的時間單位:

on Monday

on Monday afternoon

on March 17th

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answered Mar 15, 2018 by admin (25,240 points)
edited Mar 26, 2018 by admin

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