動詞 stand 的五個常見用法

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相信不少英語學習者都知道,“stand” 作動詞時可用來表示 “站立”。除此以外,“stand” 還有不少動詞用法。怎樣用它表示 “受不了某人或事”?哪個包含 “stand” 的說法可以表示 “自力更生”?看影片,跟主持人 Tom 學習 “stand” 的五個常見動詞用法。

文字稿

‘Stand’ has many meanings in English.

Let’s learn a few. Most commonly, ‘stand’ is a verb which means ‘to be in a vertical position on your feet’.

I am standing at my desk.

We can also use ‘stand’ as a transitive verb which means ‘to endure’.

My phone can stand a lot of damage.

We can also use ‘can’t stand’ for things which are difficult to endure or really annoying.

I can’t stand the noise in my office.

We can also use ‘stand’ to describe the action of buying something nice for someone.

I will stand you dinner this evening.

Finally, to ‘stand on one’s own feet’.

This is a fixed expression which means ‘learn to be independent’.

Your parents might say, “it’s time you got a job and stood on your own two feet.”

用法總結

1. “Stand” 作動詞時最常用的意思是 “站立”。

  • I am standing at the window.
  • Stand up when he enters the room.

2. “Stand” 也可以作及物動詞使用,意思是 “經受住,承受住”。

  • My helmet can stand a lot of damage.
  • The car couldn’t stand the impact.

3. 搭配 “can’t stand” 表示 “受不了,忍耐不了人或事”。

  • I can’t stand the noise in my house.
  • I can’t stand mushrooms.

4. 動詞 “stand” 也可以表示 “請客,請某人吃飯”。

  • I left my wallet at home, so could you stand me my lunch?
  • I really appreciated your help today. How about I stand you dinner after work?

5. 固定表達 “stand on one’s own (two) feet” 的意思是 “自食其力,自力更生”。

  • He needs to learn to stand on his two feet.
  • I learnt to stand on my own two feet when I left home.