最让人抓狂十组英语“双胞胎”词汇

发表于:2015-03-20 10:12 [只看楼主] [划词开启]

  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. 

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