arrive get reach 有什么区别

英语里表示“到达”意思的有*arrive*、*reach*和*get*三个单词,有时还能互换。 它们在用法上有如下区别: 一、 *arrive*是不及物动词,表示“到达、抵达某地(尤指行程的终 点),后常接介词at 或in,一般in接大地方,at接小地方,若是地点副词, 则不需用介词。例如: Do you know what time the plane *arrive* in Moscow? 你知道飞机什么时候抵达莫斯科? They arrived at the station at 8 this morning. 他们今天早晨八点到达车站的。 Her mother saw her when she arrived home .她到家时她妈妈看见了她。 二、 *reach*是及物动词,直接接宾语,无须介词,和*arrive*一样,属 正式用语。例如: When she reached home,her mother asked,“Have you got everything?”当她回到家时,她妈妈问道,“所有的东西都买了吗?” They reached Beijing on February 17. […]

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the use of increase

increase a)noun: 1. When you are talking about a thing that has increased, the most usual preposition to use after increase is in . Don’t say ‘an increase of something’, say an increase in something : There has been a 2% increase in the rate of unemployment. 2. Remember: when increase is followed by an […]

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Commonly Confused Word Pairs for ESL Learners

from:http://esl.about.com/cs/vocabulary/a/a_confused.htm Here are some of the most commonly confused English word pairs. They have been chosen especially for ESL learners. The list is not complete, if you have any commonly confused words that you feel should be included. Send me an esl.guide@about.com. beside / besides beside: preposition meaning ‘next to’, ‘at the side of’ Examples: […]

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