十组让人抓狂的“双胞胎”词汇

发表于:2014-01-23 15:56 [只看楼主] [划词开启]
       在英语的学习中,我们常会遇到英语中的“双胞胎”,Engua总结了一些容易混淆的单词,和大家一起分享!
       1. Loose 和 lose
  错:I always loose the product key。
  对:I always lose the product key。
  2. It's 和 its (严格拼写是 its')
  错:Download the HTA, along with it's readme file。
  对:Download the HTA, along with its readme file。
  错:The laptop is overheating and its making that funny noise again。
  对:The laptop is overheating and it's making that funny noise again。
  3. They're 和 their 和 there
  错:The managers are in they're weekly planning meeting。
  对:The managers are in their weekly planning meeting。
  错:The techs have to check there cell phones at the door, and their not happy about it。
  对:The techs have to check their cell phones at the door, and they're not happy about it。
  4. i.e. 和 e.g
  错:Use an anti-spyware program (i.e., AdAware)。
  对:Use an anti-spyware program (e.g., AdAware)。
  注:i.e. 意为“that is”;e.g. 意思是 “for example。” 二者后面都要加逗号。
  5. Effect 和 affect
  错:The outage shouldn't effect any users during work hours。
  对:The outage shouldn't affect any users during work hours。
  对:The outage shouldn't have any effect on users。
  对:We will effect several changes during the downtime。
  注:Impact 不是动词。你可以考虑用 affect 来代替:
  错:The outage shouldn't impact any users during work hours。
  对:The outage shouldn't affect any users during work hours。
  对:The outage should have no impact on users during work hours。
  6. You're 和 your
  错:Remember to defrag you're machine on a regular basis。
  对:Remember to defrag your machine on a regular basis。
  错:Your right about the changes。
  对:You're right about the changes。
  7. Different than 和 different from
  错:This setup is different than the one at the main office。
  对:This setup is different from the one at the main office。
  对:This setup is better than the one at the main office。
  8. Lay 和 lie
  错:I got dizzy and had to lay down。
  对:I got dizzy and had to lie down。
  对:Just lay those books over there。
  9. Then 和 than
  错:The accounting department had more problems then we did。
  对:The accounting department had more problems than we did。
  注:当一个句子以 If 开头时,你并不需要接着来一个 then,Then 完全是多余的:
  错:If you can't get Windows to boot, then you'll need to call Ted。
  对:If you can't get Windows to boot, you'll need to call Ted。
  10. Could of, would of 和 could have, would have
  错:I could of installed that app by mistake。
  对:I could have installed that app by mistake。
  错:I would of sent you a meeting notice, but you were out of town。
  对:I would have sent you a meeting notice, but you were out of town。
  这十组词汇看上去简单,但实际运用确实发现很多学生误用和混用。
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