City University of Hong Kong CLASS CLASS
Making Sense of Grammar
1 like 0 dislike
78 views
為何日期以介系詞 on 來標示?
asked Mar 14, 2018 in Questions about English Grammar by admin (25,170 points) | 78 views

1 Answer

0 like 0 dislike

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

Related question: In, on, at 等介系詞如何應用於抽象概念?

https://goo.gl/oFy8eX

answered Mar 15, 2018 by admin (25,170 points)
edited Mar 26, 2018 by admin

799 questions

1,025 answers

3 comments

5,514 users

799 questions
1,025 answers
3 comments
5,514 users