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教你如何区分 except 和 accept

 

内容简介

单词 “except” 和 “accept” 的拼写都包含 “-cept”,发音也非常相似,所以不少人会将它们混淆。其实,“except” 和 “accept” 的意思大有不同。看主持人 Roy 的讲解,学习辨析这两个易混词之间的区别。

文字稿

Hi, I'm Roy and today I'm going to tell you when we use except and when we use accept.

These words can be confusing, but they have very different meanings.

Except means 'excluding or not including'.

I love all types of film except horror films.
That means the only type of film I don't like is horror.

I don't drink coffee except the one I have in the morning.
So I only have one cup a day in the morning.

Accept means 'to say yes to something'.

Dan asked me to go for a coffee and I said yes.
I accepted Dan's offer.

You can also accept a situation that is often negative.

He accepted his ex-partner had met someone else.

I'd love to stay longer except we only have a minute.

Bye.

用法总结

1 “Except” 的意思是 “除……之外,不包括”。

I love all types of film except horror films.

I've visited all parts of the UK except for Wales.

I will buy all of these except that one.

2 “Accept” 的意思是 “接受”,它可以表达 “同意,接受” 他人的邀请或建议,也可以表达 “接受,面对”(不好的)事情或状况。

I accepted Dan's offer.

She accepted the pay rise.

He accepted his ex-partner had met someone else.

You need to accept the fact that your plan has failed.

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