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2021.02.26 23:31

Common Mistakes#1 常见的错误#1

“Chatted”

首先这个词 “chatted” 是正确的,

可是在日常交流中很多本地人不会用(其实我从来没有听到有人说过这个话... 有可能吧),比如: “i chatted with my mum”,我们会说 “i spoke with my mum” 或 “I had a chat with my mum”,当你听到很多本地人用英语说话的时候,会发现这个词不经常用的,因此我推荐一下你们小心翼翼地看到语境,培养合适的语感,总之我建议一下你们用别的话:spoke with, had a chat with, talked to, 等等。

“I play my phone” ✘

必须加上 “on”,在这儿“on” 是个介词,用来表示一个器件或机器(比如:手机,电脑等), 像 “use” 一样相似的意义,要看语境,也能说 “use”。

My favourite movie will be on tonight. (不能用 “use”)✔
今晚我最爱的电影会上映。

She has been on the computer all morning. (能用 “use”)✔
她整个早上用电脑了。

She has been using the computer all morning. ✔

A: What are you doing?
A: 你在做什么?
B: I'm just on my phone, and you? ✔
B: 我只是在玩儿手机,你呢?

那我什么时候能说“play”呢?“play” 表示为了娱乐或享受你参加一个活动,因此我们能说 “I'm playing music”(音乐是个活动),可是不能说 “I'm playing phone” (手机不是个活动),应该是说 “I'm playing on my phone”。

She is playing games on her phone. ✔
她在玩儿手机游戏。

She plays basketball. ✔
她经常打篮球。

She plays with her friends. ✔
她跟她的朋友一起在玩儿。
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Comments

  • Coco 2021.02.26 23:33

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    Thanks! It’s really helpful. Small details matters:)
  • Lulu 2021.02.26 23:33

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    非常有用,谢谢!
  • Han 2021.02.26 23:34

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    @Coco You're welcome. I've seen these mistakes quite often so I thought I'd share some tips. Glad you found it useful!
  • Han 2021.02.26 23:34

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    @Lulu 不客气!
  • 妃妃 2021.02.26 23:47

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    I think it's very helpful too😃
  • Han 2021.02.26 23:48

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    @妃妃 haha that's great 😄
  • Alice has no idea. 2021.02.27 00:43

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    👍👍👍👍I have been struggling with "I played on the phone" or "I play my phone". Sometimes "I played with my phone."😝😂. But now, problem has been solved!🌹🌹
  • Molly 2021.02.27 01:06

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    👍👍
  • Keil 2021.02.27 02:58

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    语言文化的差异 中国人不会刻意地说:我用我的手机玩游戏 而是简单地说:我玩手机 或 我玩游戏 中国人说的玩手机,不一定是玩游戏,更多的是看手机获得信息 玩:在中文有些太多的意思 玩耍 玩火 玩手机 玩弄感情 玩月 玩游 还有名词 比如古玩 所以一对一地翻译玩和play 难免太简单,这里有着十万八千里的文化差异😂
  • Claire 2021.02.27 03:33

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    😍I get it
  • Yvonne 2021.02.27 03:57

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    Is it Ok to say “I’m using my phone”😂
  • Alicia 2021.02.27 04:48

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    悄悄掏出我的小本本记下来👌🏻
  • Han 2021.02.27 06:52

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    @Alice has no idea. That's great. Glad I could help! 😄😜
  • Han 2021.02.27 06:53

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    @Yvonne "I'm using my phone" is perfectly fine haha 😉
  • Yvonne 2021.02.27 07:51

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    @Han Thanks!
  • 我是一个憨憨 2021.02.27 10:21

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    Thanks, I'm playing on my phone. I'm just on my phone
  • Jane 2021.03.01 03:59

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    Omg! I've been always doing this the wrong way. Thank u for sharing✨
  • Han 2021.03.01 09:36

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    @Jane you're welcome! Glad I could help 😄
  • Elsa 2021.03.06 23:47

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    You post is quite helpful!Is this right?↓ Nowadays it seems I take too much time on the phone.And now,I’m on my phone in my bed!
  • Han 2021.03.06 23:55

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    @Elsa Thanks. Glad you found it useful :) Nowadays, it seems (like) I "spend" too much time on "my" phone. If you use "the", natives will think you're referring to "calling" someone. And, now I'm on my phone in bed. ✔
  • Elsa 2021.03.07 00:07

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    @Han Got it!Thank you so much 🙏
  • Han 2021.03.07 00:21

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    @Elsa no problem, you're welcome!

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