Equality or Equity

  • equality = 平等 = the quality or state of having the same rights, social status, etc.
  • equity = 公平 = fairness or justice in the way people are treated.
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Of 的特殊用法&慣用語

Of 除了影片中介紹「… 的」之外,還有一些奇怪用法。好消邊是,這些 of 的特例皆從影片裡的三原則演生。例如 He is a man of heart. = 一個有好心腸的人(從 made of 規則衍生)。本文將持續蒐集各種範例供讀者學習進而內化。

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Sea Shanty (The Wellerman) + May 旦願

歌詞「Soon May the Wellerman Come」中的 May 意思並不是「或許」而是「旦願」,其文法結構類似 Long may the Queen reign. Ref.。相關用法可以參考 → 祝福–英語的講法 How to Wish Luck?🔗 ← 本文將介紹這首活力四射歌曲的含意及其背景。

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條件句 (just) in case, lest, for fear that = 以防 + should = 不小心

本文詳細介紹「未來的條件語氣 (CM1)」,比較 if = 如果 vs (just) in case (that) / for fear (that) / lest = 以防。及其常見搭配字 should = 不小心。關於 CM1 請參考 → 假設 & 條件語氣 Subjunctive + Conditional Mood🔗

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