专八改错练习第五篇

专八改错练习第五篇: .
studying the clues buried by words._ 1_
These philologists, such as the language detectives
arecalled, have tr
the word trail back from peoples in Europe,
India,’ South Africa, the Americas,
and the Pacific islands in a tiny nameless, and
Burasia 5000 to 6000 years ago, before the dawn of
writing history.
Since a long time scholars have been puzzled over the difference of words in different languages. In Dutch,old Irish, athir; in Persian, pidar;in the Sanskrit These words all sounded likely and meant the same thing- “father Where did it happen that widely separated peoples used such coincidences. Towards the end of the 18 century it dawned on scholars that perhaps from some common language.
参考答案及解析(反白可见):
,将by 改为in
(be) buried in 意思为“ 被-所掩盖,掩蔽于..”
2.将such去掉
在这里as是连词,引导状语从句..
以便和前文的from构成搭配“ .r….,表示“ …….
4.将writing 改为written^
.将Since改为For
因为since做介词,表示“自…起”之意时,后面一般
不跟表示一段时间的名词.
从后面的例子我们可以看出,作者在这里讲述的是文字的惊人
的相同之处,而不是不同之处.
7.将likely改为alike
likely意思为“ 很可能的”,不做“相同的, 相似的”解.

  1. 将where改为why
    这里不是问地点而是问原因,从后面的because也可以看出.
  2. 将close改为副词closely
    因为形容词close不能修饰过去分词related.
    10.将18改为18th.
    The more so because“father” was but one of a host
    of such coincidences.
    这句话的the more so because是什么意思呢,以为人家出
    版社错了,不过看两本资料都这么写.有谁看得懂么?还是说真的
    原来the more so because意思为:更何况.

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