Relate 相關 — Explained

Relate 最常見的用法是 relate A to B (把 A 連到 B),及其被動用法 A is related to B (A與B是相關的)。然而奇怪的是,這個字的「被動用法」在 Cambridge 字典中的定義卻與「主動用法」是一樣的,也就是說 A relates to B = A is related to B?如影片裡提到的「how this relates to…」,我們發現大部份狀況下似乎是如此。本文將介紹 relate 的完整用法,接著詳細討論看似意思相同,其實帶有「微差異 (subtle difference)」的奇怪狀況。

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Case Study — TOEFL Listening

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I find Frantzen to be a very accessible artist.I mean, some artists, to appreciate them, you have to know their life story. But here’s a little bit about Rose Frantzen’s life anyway.

這題 accessible 沒聽出來的話,可以注意到後面的 anyway,暗指了前面那句的意思是說不太需要知道。

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