十大常見英語用詞錯誤

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十大常見英語用詞錯誤
1. Looselose
錯:I always loose the product key.
對:I always lose the product key.

2. It'sits (嚴格拼寫是 its')
錯:Download the HTA, along with it's readme file.
對:Download the HTA, along with its readme file.
錯:The laptop is overheating and its making that funny noise again.
對:The laptop is overheating and it's making that funny noise again.

3. They'retheirthere
錯:The managers are in they're weekly planning meeting.
對:The managers are in their weekly planning meeting.
錯:The techs have to check there cell phones at the door, and their not happy about it.
對:The techs have to check their cell phones at the door, and they're not happy about it.

4. i.e.e.g.
錯:Use an anti-spyware program (i.e., AdAware).
對:Use an anti-spyware program (e.g., AdAware).
注:i.e. 意為 "that is"; e.g. 意思是 "for example." 二者後面都要加逗號.

5. Effectaffect
錯:The outage shouldn't effect any users during work hours.
對:The outage shouldn't affect any users during work hours.
對:The outage shouldn't have any effect on users.
對:We will effect several changes during the downtime.
注:Impact 不是動詞. 你可以考慮用 affect 來代替:
錯:The outage shouldn't impact any users during work hours.
對:The outage shouldn't affect any users during work hours.
對:The outage should have no impact on users during work hours.

6. You'reyour
錯:Remember to defrag you're machine on a regular basis.
對:Remember to defrag your machine on a regular basis.
錯:Your right about the changes.
對:You're right about the changes.

7. Different thandifferent from
錯:This setup is different than the one at the main office.
對:This setup is different from the one at the main office.
對:This setup is better than the one at the main office.

8. Laylie
錯:I got dizzy and had to lay down.
對:I got dizzy and had to lie down.
對:Just lay those books over there.

9. Thenthan
錯:The accounting department had more problems then we did.
對:The accounting department had more problems than we did.
注:當一個句子以 If 開頭時,你並不需要接著來一個 then. Then 完全是多餘的:
錯:If you can't get Windows to boot, then you'll need to call Ted.
對:If you can't get Windows to boot, you'll need to call Ted.

10. Could of, would ofcould have, would have
錯:I could of installed that app by mistake.
對:I could have installed that app by mistake.
錯:I would of sent you a meeting notice, but you were out of town.
對:I would have sent you a meeting notice, but you were out of town.

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