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妮妮君612 發問時間: 社會與文化語言 · 8 年前

fear terrify frighten scare的問題

Spider seems to be feared.

swimming seems to be interesting.

如果要把terrify ,frighten ,scare,放在be的後面,

應該要用ing 還是加ed.

2 個解答

  • 8 年前


    Ving 是令人... 所以通常是形容事物 The spider is frightening to me. 蜘蛛令我害怕。

    V p.p. 是 被動,被... 所以通常是形容人 I am scared by the spider. 我被蜘蛛嚇壞了。


    The bandit was terrifying. 強盜令人害怕。

    The bandit was terrified by the shadow. 強盜被黑影嚇了一跳。

    上頭所說可以適用於絕大部份的 現在分詞,過去分詞,當作形容詞使用的狀況。

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  • 8 年前

    You cannot ask question this way, because there is NO set rule what form it needs to take. In your own two examples, you already point out two different ways. Therefore, it depends up the context of the sentence.

    2012-07-15 23:47:34 補充:

    for example:

    Spider seems to be feared (terrified, frightened, scared).

    2012-07-15 23:49:46 補充:

    But if you change the sentence as:

    It is scaring (frightening, terrifying) to touch a spider.

    2012-07-16 01:22:51 補充:

    now, you tell me when I shall use P.P. and V-ing?

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