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student 發問時間: 社會與文化語言 · 5 年前

The usage of "pants"

在中文裡,一件褲子就是一件,是一個單數的概念,可是在英文中 即便是一條褲子卻是複數"pants"。

那麼假設A指著放在房間的 "一件" 褲子問:

A: Whose pants are these?

B: They are Jane's pants.

請問文法上用字OK嗎?

若有其他更好的表達方式也請補充,謝謝!

已更新項目:

如果在店內試穿一件褲子,可否說:

These pants are too long for me. I want try another one.

謝謝!

2 個已更新項目:

漏打字母,謝謝更正!^^

I want to try another one.

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  • 5 年前
    最佳解答

    那麼假設A指著放在房間的 "一件" 褲子問:

    A: Whose pants are these?

    B: They are Jane's pants.

    請問文法上用字OK嗎?

    B: they are Jane's pants. (OK)

    B: they are Jane's (Good)

    B: these/those are Jane's (best).

    如果在店內試穿一件褲子,可否說:

    These pants are too long for me. I want to try another one. (X)

    These pants are too long for me. I want to try another pair. (better)

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