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單元2:Tricky Words容易混淆的字詞

This is a book worth reading.(123RF)
This is a book worth reading.(123RF)
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單元2:Tricky Words容易混淆的字詞

worth vs. worthy

*worth(名詞)

用法:worth + N/Ving

意思:價值(多少錢);值得⋯⋯

例句:The toy is worth $ 1,000.(這玩具要1,000元。)

例句:The book is worth reading.(這本書很值得看。)也可寫成 This is a book worth reading.(這是一本很值得看的書。)

*worthy(形容詞)

用法:be worthy of + N / be worthy to + 被動式

意思:值得⋯⋯

例句:His performance is worthy of great praise.(他的表現值得好好讚賞。)

例句:The book is worthy of being read.(這本書很值得看。)= The book is worthy to be read.(常用被動式表達)◇