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whether与that均可引导名词从句,该如何区别呢?
asked Mar 11, 2019 in Questions about English Grammar by 118030600205yh (150 points) | 2,627 views

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关于whether和that两者引导主语从句,其区别主要应从句意来考虑:whether表示“是否”,由它引导的主语从句的意思通常是不确定的;that 引导主语从句时,本身没有词义(that在其他名词性从句中也没有词义),但是由that引导的整个主语从句的意思通常是确定的。

answered Mar 14, 2019 by 118030200315wlp (940 points)
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if可以在大部分情况下用,但是whether只能用在”whether... or not”的句式中
answered Mar 19, 2019 by 118060100108wyf (160 points)

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