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acquire,gain,obtain三者之间的用法有什么区别
asked Mar 11, 2019 in Questions about English Grammar by 118070100229cjr (340 points) | 1,782 views

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acquire v.多指经过努力逐步获得才能、知识、习惯等,也可用于对财物等的获得,该词强调"一经获得就会长期持有"的含义。

obtain v.获得,买到,用于正式语体中。

gain v.指通过较大努力获得某种利益或好处;亦可指军事上的武力夺取等。

answered Mar 14, 2019 by 118030200315wlp (940 points)
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obtain 是 get 的同义词,不过更加正式

gain 与 obtain 相比更强调获得的过程付出较大努力;另外还可以用于表示强行占取

acquire 强调获取的过程是缓慢的、连续的、一点一点获取的。经常和 knowledge, skill 等搭配

answered Mar 14, 2019 by 116030300312fb (8,840 points)

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