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被動句該怎麼用:主詞是物體的句子都要用被動句型表示嗎?
asked Apr 23, 2018 in Questions about English Grammar by admin (23,690 points)

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描述物體的狀態改變,有兩種觀點:
1. 外力的改變:The surface of the land was changed by the earthquake. → 地表被改變
地貌不會自己改變,是被改變的
2. 自身的現象:The land was sliding and flowing downward. → 土地崩塌滑動
土壤自身崩解鬆塌而移動動
要強調物體是經歷外力改變時,就會選擇被動式;若要強調自然現象本身的改變,即可用主動。這兩種觀點直接影響到動詞的選擇,有些動詞就是用來表達事件自身的現象,是主動的觀點,無須被動。

answered Apr 23, 2018 by admin (23,690 points)
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