動詞片語 ( 2 )

fail to ~   未能

例:Tom failed to answer Prof. Lee’s question . ( 湯姆未能回答李教授的問題。)

【同】be unable to ~

例:Though Mr. Wang can speak English , he is unable to teach . ( 雖然王先生會說英文,卻不會教。)

【比】never fail to ~   一定會 …..

例:Prof. Lee never fails to be punctual for class . ( 李教授上課從不遲到。)


happen to ~   剛巧 ….

例:I happened to be broke when Mary asked me to take her to a dinner . ( 當瑪麗要我帶她去吃晚餐時,我剛好沒錢了。)

【同】chance to ~

例:On my way home I chanced to see the accident . ( 在回家路上我剛巧看到這場車禍。)


come to ~   如此認為 ( 只能以 it 為主詞 ) ; 甦醒 ; 逐漸 …..

例:It suddenly came to me that I should stop playing around . ( 我突然認為我應該停止鬼混了。)

       Tom finally came to after the artificial respiration . ( 實施人工呼吸後湯姆終於甦醒過來。

【同】come round

例:You will come to like Mr. Chao , because he is very gentle . ( 你會逐漸喜歡趙傳,因為他很溫柔。)


manage to ~   設法

例:Tom managed to save $5,000 to buy a camera . ( 湯姆設法存五千元,買了一部相機。)


tend to ~   易於;傾向於

例:People tend to be forgetful . ( 人皆易於健忘。)

【同】be inclined to ~ ;be prone to ~ ;be apt to ~

例:Weak children are apt to catch a cold . ( 體弱的小孩易於感冒。) 閱讀全文 動詞片語 ( 2 )

形容詞片語 ( 1 )

be able to ~     能夠

例:Tom is able to do the work . ( 湯姆能做這工作。)

【同】be competent to ~ ; be capable of ~

例:Nancy is competent of work as a secretary . ( 萳西能勝任秘書的工作。)

        I am capable to handling difficult situations . ( 我能處理困難狀況。)

【反】be unable to ~    不能

例:Mary is unable to teach English . ( 瑪麗不會教英文。)


be about to ~     即將要 …..

例:I was about to leave when Mary came . ( 我正要離開時,瑪麗就來了。)

【同】on the brink of ~ ; on the verge of ~

例:I knew Nancy was on the brink of crying though she was trying to hold it back . ( 雖然萳西努力克制自己,但我知道她快哭出來了。)

       This company was on the verge of bankruptcy when Tom promised to to help . ( 當這家公司正面臨破產邊緣時,湯姆答應幫忙。)


 be apt to ~     易於 , 傾向於

例:This child is so weak that he is apt to catch a cold . ( 這個小孩身子太弱以致於很容易感冒。)

【同】be prone of ~ ; be inclined to ~

例:Peter is a teacher and I am inclined to believe every word he says . ( 彼得是老師,我很容意相信他說的每一句話。)


be angry with ~     生氣 ( 對人 )

例:I am angry with Nancy , because she double-crossed me . ( 我氣萳西,因為她騙我。)

【比】be angry at ~  生氣 ( 對事物 ) 

例:Tom’s father is very angry at Tom’s failure in the entrance exam . ( 湯姆的父親對湯姆入學考試失敗非常生氣。) 閱讀全文 形容詞片語 ( 1 )

動詞片語 ( 1 )

agree with ~     贊成 ( 某人 )

例 : I agree with you on this point . ( 在這一點上我贊同你 )

see eye to eye with ~    看法相同 

例 : I see eye to eye with you on this point . ( 在這一點上我和你看法相同 )

disagree with ~  不同意 ( 某人 )

例 : I disagree with you on this point . ( 在這一點上我不贊同你的看法 )

           disagree to ~  不同意 ( 某事 )

例 : I disagree to your proposal . ( 我不同意你的提議 )

agree to ~  贊成 ( 某事 )

例 : I agree to your proposal . ( 我贊成你的提議 )


call on ~   拜訪 ( 人 )

例 : I will call on you sometime next week . ( 我下週將找個時間去拜訪你 )

visit  拜訪 ( 人或地方 )

例 : I will visit you when I get to Taipei . ( 我到台北時,將會前來拜訪您 )

call at ~  拜訪 ( 地方 )

例 : I will call at your office tomorrow . ( 我明天去你辦公室拜訪 )


call off ~  取消

例 : The meeting has been called off . ( 會議已取消 )

cancel

例 : The party has been cancelled . ( 宴會取消了 )


call up ~  打電話

例 : He called me up from the airport .  ( 他從機場打電話給我 )

】telephone sb.

           ring sb. 閱讀全文 動詞片語 ( 1 )