As Well [As] 的故事

as well as = 以及、此外 = in addition to = not only but also。 注意,as well as 常常被拿來和 and 替換以避免一直重複使用 and。然而,事實上 as well as 的意思不全等於 and,用法也不同。

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As = 因為 = 當 VS because, since, for, when, while — 英語用法介紹

當「因為」使用時,As / Since 的理由很明顯,是一種補充語氣的用法。例如 We should head back since/as it’s starting to rain. 至於 for 則是用於文學體,會搭配一些文藝的用語。例如 Abigail lowered her head and wept, for she knew her Tom was dead. 正常狀況,就使用 because / because of / owing to / due to 例如 The concert has been cancelled owing to lack of interest. 如果要強調順序,可使用 as a result of / as a consequence of / in the wake of。口語上則可以說 thanks to = because of。詳細可參考 → 英語描述「因為&結論&因此&結果」

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