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易混淆的英语单词用法:Forth 和 Fourth的区别,简单英语单词记忆法

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Forth 和 Fourth的是同音词:发音一样,但这两个英语单词用法却不一样。

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




Forth 和 Fourth的定义


Forth,副词,指在以后的时间、地点或命令。常用的表达为 "and so forth" 何 "back and forth."

Fourth,形容词,指第三和第五之间的序数。Fourth也可以指车辆上音乐的音调或装备。



Forth 和 Fourth英语单词用法例句


例1:"The instant she decided to move, her bottled excitement burst forth." (她决定搬家的那一刻,她高兴爆了。) - 来源:John Updike, "Incest." The Early Stories: 1953-1975. Knopf, 2003

例2:"Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans." (就让“火炬已经传给了新一代美国人”的话在这个地方从这一刻流传开吧,传给朋友或者敌人。) - 来源:President John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, 1961

例3:"Upon first contact, the smell was acrid and offensive, but by the second or third whiff it was acceptable enough, and by the fourth or fifth, downright agreeable." (第一次接触时,气味刺鼻而且令人反感,但是第二次或第三种味道是可以接受的,而第四次或第五次则完全可以接受。) - 来源:Tom Robbins,  Jitterbug Perfume.Bantam,1984

例4:"But now in her second job, in her fourth year of teaching in the Midwest, Zoë was discovering something she had never suspected she had: a crusty edge, brittle and pointed." (但在她现在的第二份工作中,在中西部教学的第四年,Zoë发现了一些她从未怀疑过的东西:一个脆弱的边缘,脆弱且尖锐。) - 来源:Lorrie Moore, "You're Ugly, Too." The New Yorker, 1990




Forth 和 Fourth英语单词用法之成语


1. “and so forth”这样的表达以为着等等,还有很多一样的东西——
【例:】The user can select a background picture from a large gallery of settings (forests, fields, town squares, construction sites, underwater scenes, and so forth); one's own pictures can also be imported. – 来源:(Robert J. Porter, "Superheroes in Therapy." Using Superheroes in Counseling and Play Therapy. Springer, 2007
【译:】用户可以在设置库中的大量图片(森林,田野,城镇广场,建筑工地,水下场景等)选择背景图片  ;也可以导入自己的图片。


2. to hold forth是指讲述某件事(通常要讲很久)
【例:】"When the boys were young we used to lie with them at night, one of us to each of them, and as I'd hum wordless lullabies to mine, his warm head pressed against my chest, across the room my husband, suddenly expansive, would hold forth on basic facts about the world: the longest river, highest mountain, fastest man." – 来源:Katharine Haake, That Water, Those Rocks. University of Nevada Press, 2002
【译:】“当孩子们还小的时候,晚上我们常常和他们一起躺着,我们每个人都和他们一起躺着,当我哼着摇篮曲时,他温暖的脑袋紧靠着我的胸膛,在另外一个房间,我的丈夫突然说了许多关于这个世界的东西:最长的河流,最高的山峰,最快的人。

3. to set forth表示开始旅程或解释或呈现的一些信息。
【例:】"The first time I ever set forth on the streets of Paris, I was with a friend, a woman who occupied a high position in the international organization for which I worked." - 来源:Mary Ladd Gavell, "The Rotifer." Psychiatry, 1968
【译:】我有史以来第一次和我的朋友在巴黎的街头,我跟她同在一个国际组织工作,不过她职位很高。




Forth 和 Fourth英语单词用法习题


(a) "Scouting rises within you and inspires you to put _____ your best."
(Juliette Gordon Low)

(b) Jake's _____ grade class was given an assignment to draw something interesting that can be found inside the house.

答案
Forth
fourth

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