英文有唔同詞性,咁你又知唔知有咩字同時可以做動詞、名詞,而個意思係差天共地㗎呢?有時睇reading時可能淨係知個字用於動詞時嘅意思,要更加掌握篇reading講緊咩,就認識埋佢用於名詞時嘅意思啦!

 

1. Refuse

較常見:(verb) 拒絕

He refuses to answer to the questionnaire as he is in a hurry.

由於他在趕時間,因此拒絕回答問卷。

 

較不常見:(noun) 垃圾、廢料

Kitchen refuses such as food waste is a major component of municipal solid waste in Hong Kong.

廚餘垃圾是香港都市固體廢物的主要成因。

 

2. Air

較不常見:(verb) 說出

Customers can air their views through the suggestion boxes.

客戶可以通過意見收集箱發表意見。

 

較常見:(noun) 空氣

This room has problems with ventilation. I have to go outside for some fresh air.

房間的通風不太好,我要到外面呼吸新鮮空氣。

 

3. Address

較不常見:(verb) 應付

The government should address the problem of the rise in domestic violence cases.

政府應該要著手處理家庭暴力個案數目增加的問題。

 

較常見:(noun) a)地址 b)正式的演講

a) We have moved. Please mail this letter to our new address.

我們搬家了,請將這封信郵寄到我們的新地址。

b) The judge is going to deliver an opening address at the beginning of the trial.

法官將在審判開始時發表開幕詞。

 

4. Contest

較不常見:(verb) 駁斥、質疑

The tennis player contested with the judge’s decisions that the ball has gone out of bounds.

網球運動員對裁判判決球出界一事提出異議。

 

較常見:(noun) 比賽

Winning this beauty contest has built her a greater sense of confidence.

贏得選美比賽一事讓她變得更加自信了。

 

5. Draw

較常見:(verb) 畫

He has drawn a beautiful picture

他畫了一幅美麗的圖畫。

 

較不常見:(noun) 平局

The football match ended in a draw last Monday.

這場足球比賽在上週一以平局告終。



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