Engage 的常見用法



動詞 “engage” 的意思都與 “和他人互動” 有關,比如,動詞 “engage” 可以表示 “使(某人)感興趣” 或 “聘用”;在正式語境中,動詞短語 “engage in” 指 “參與(活動)”,看影片,學習 “engage” 的四個常見用法。


1. 用 “engage” 指 “吸引住(某人),使(某人)感興趣”。

  • You really know how to engage people – you’re really interesting!
  • As an experienced presenter, he’s very good at engaging the audience.

2. 用 “engage” 表示 “僱傭,聘用”。

  • We’ve engaged someone to help us with our accounts.
  • We had to engage a team of 20 cleaners to clean the building.

3. 用動詞片語 “engage in” 表示 “參與,參加(活動)”,這是一個正式用語。

  • She liked to engage in extreme sports.
  • He denies engaging in any criminal activity.

4. 用動詞片語 “get engaged” 表示 “訂婚”。

  • He’s just got engaged – he’s really excited!
  • She is getting engaged to her former colleague.