Saturday, 30 November 2013

Fairly 相當, Rather 相當


Fairly 相當, Rather 相當

你知道如何使用這兩個詞嗎?

Fairly 的意思是“相當”,它是與正面的詞語一起使用,如good, nice等。

而且Rather 也是意味著“相當”,它是用來表示失望和批評,如bad, stupid 等。

例子:

Jobs is a fairly interesting film.
喬布斯是一個相當有趣的電影。

It's a rather boring book I ever read.
這是我曾經讀過的一本相當無聊的書。

Mark is fairly clever, but I am rather stupid.
馬克是相當聰明的,但是我就相當笨。

詞彙 1. Fairly 相當 2. Rather 相當 3. criticism (n. 批評)
類別: Adverb 副詞


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< English Version>

Fairly / Rather

Do you know how to use these two words?

Fairly means 'to a certain extent' and it is linked to positive words such as good, nice and so on.

And, rather also means 'to a certain extent'However, it is used to indicate disappointment or criticism.

Here're some examples:

Jobs is a fairly interesting film.

It's a rather boring book I ever read.

Mark is fairly clever, but I am rather stupid.