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 )〉