中文沒有區分可數與不可數的習慣,

像是家具、麵包,在我們眼中似乎都是可以數出來的一件、一片,

但在英文確是放在不可數的欄位。而一群魚、一群昆蟲、一群螞蟻…

雖然中文都「一群」,但在英文中卻用了不同的單位詞!

小編為大家大彙整,輕鬆表格讓你一次搞定單位量詞!

用於可數、不可數名詞:

All / Any enough / Less / a lot of / lots of / more / most / no / some / enough / a lack of / plenty of / heaps of / a load of / loads of / tons of

舉例:

They massacred all the prisoners. ( 他們殘殺了所有的俘虜。)

They diced away all their money. ( 他們擲骰子把錢都輸光了。)

After all, we have plenty of reasons not to. ( 畢竟,我們總有很多理由不說實話。)

She has plenty of imagination. ( 她的想像力非常豐富。)

We can overcome any difficulty. ( 我們能戰勝任何困難。)

This coupon can be redeemed at any of our branches. ( 這種息票可以在我們的任何支行兌現。)

用於可數名詞:

many / Both / (a) few / fewer / several / a couple of / hundreds of / thousands of / none of

舉例:

After a few drinks, he always becomes boastful about his experience. ( 幾杯酒下肚,他總要口出大言,吹噓自己的經歷。)

He tossed off several papers in half an hour. ( 他在半小時之內就看完了幾份報紙。)

He usually sits in the sun for a couple of hours in the morning. ( 他早上通常在太陽下坐幾個小時。)

用於不可數名詞:

a little / (not) much / a bit of / a good deal of / a great deal of

舉例:

This awareness will help you enjoy a bit of happiness, whose life gratifies you! ( 這種意識能幫助你享受更多一點生命本身帶來的快樂。)

Many times, you see users create a visual requirement that cause a good deal of development effort. ( 您經常會看到使用者創建視覺化需求需要做大量的開發工作。)

常見的「群」量詞

a crowd / group of people 一群人

a herd of cattle / elephants 一群牛 / 象

a flock of sheep / bird / geese 一群羊 / 鳥 / 鵝

a brood of chickens 一群雞

a flight of bird 一群飛鳥

a swarm of insects 一群昆蟲

a colony of ants 一群螞蟻

a school of fish 一群魚

a pack of dogs 一群狗

a pride of lions 一群獅子

a skulk of foxes 一群狐狸

a cluster of stars 群星

a gang of bandits 一幫匪徒

a flight of stairs 一段階梯

a pack of lies 連篇謊言

a clump/complex of buildings 一群建築物

不可數名詞搭配的單位詞:

a piece of paper / cake / furniture 一張紙 / 一塊蛋糕 / 一件家具

a carton of milk 一盒牛奶

a box of rice 一箱米

a box of soap 一塊肥皂

a loaf of bread / toast 一條土司

a slice of bread / cake 一片麵包 / 蛋糕

a bar of candy / chocolate 一塊糖果 / 巧克力

a barrel of oil 一桶油

a drop of blood 一滴血

a bucket of water / sand 一桶水 / 沙

a head of cattle 一頭牛

a grain of salt 一粒鹽

a blade of grass 一根草

a nugget of gold 一塊黃金

a piece of land 一塊地

a round of applause 一片掌聲

a ton of oil 一噸油

加油!試試看每個量詞都造個句子,這樣記得更順更快噢:)

Source:  British Council  冠詞、限定詞和量詞  英文單位量詞也不少 

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