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易混淆的英语单词用法:Quiet, Quit, 和 Quite的区别

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Quiet, quit和 quite看起来、听起来都有几分相像,但这些英语单词的用法和意义是完全不同的。

易混淆的英语单词用法:Quiet, Quit, 和 Quite的区别 - 中加雅思•留学(sino-ielts.com)




Quiet, Quit, 和 Quite的定义


Quiet,名词,安静、沉寂(如"the quiet of a summer evening"  - 夏夜的宁静)。作为形容词时quiet意味着平静或静止。作为动词时,quiet意味着变得安静(如 "He tried to quiet the crowd"  - 他试图让群众安静下来)。

Quit,动词,意思是退出、离开(如 "I plan to quit my job" - 我打算辞掉工作)。

Quite,副词,意思是完全,在相当程度上地(如 "The test was quite difficult" – 这个测试相当难)。



Quiet, Quit, 和 Quite英语单词用法例句


例1:My mother was quite tired and needed a quiet place to take a nap.(我的母亲是非常累了,需要一个安静的地方打个盹。 )


例2:She asked the boys to quit playing games. (她让男孩们别玩游戏。)

例3 "[B]ecause Bailey yelled so loud, the minister's wife came out and asked Uncle Willie to quiet us down." (因为Bailey大喊大叫的,部长夫人走了出来,让威利叔叔叫我们别吵。) - 来源:Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Random House, 1969

例4"Two of the men from Washington snored weakly and one of the Air Force sergeants snored very loudly as if he enjoyed snoring and was going to do as much of as he wanted. Then the snoring became a part of the plane sounds, and everything was quiet." (那两名来自华盛顿的男子微弱地打着鼾,其中一名空军警长打得很大声,就想他很享受一样,要打多大声就有多大声。周围的一切都很安静,只有鼾声跟飞机引擎声生生不息。) - 来源:Martha Gellhorn, "Miami—New York." The Atlantic Monthly, 1948

例5"The boy wanted to quit because the work was so hard and the hours were so long and the pay was so small." (这个男孩想要辞职,因为工作太累了,工作时间长由不得钱。)- 来源:Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse Five. Delacorte, 1969



Quiet, Quit, 和 Quite英语单词用法之成语


1. Peace and Quiet清净

peace和quiet都是只从噪声、压力中脱身。


2. So Quiet You Could Hear a Pin Drop

静得能听到针掉在地上,意味着非常安静


3. Quit While You're Ahead
意味着停止做一些已经令人满意或已完成的事情。



Quiet, Quit, 和 Quite英语单词用法习题


(a)What Henry needed was a little peace and _____.

(b)He _____ his job and moved to the woods.

(c)Now he is _____ content.

(d) "The boy slipped out the door, quick and _____ as a cat." – 来源:Robert Penn Warren, "Christmas Gift." The Virginia Quarterly Review, 1938

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