2008年8月6日 星期三

Studio ClassRoom - place

  1. place競賽中的名次,排名多少

  2. Michael Phelps placed 5th
    placed third排名第3
    get the first place in a race比賽中獲得第一名
    calculate to 3 places of decimals算到小數第三位
    World Bank rates Singapore No. 1 place for business
    世銀公佈營商環境排新加坡列榜首

  3. in the first place首先,一開始

  4. I don't want to go there in the first place.
    我原本不想去的.
    What were you doing over there in the first place?
    你之前在那裏做些什麼?
    In the first place,we should talk about the problems.
    首先,我們應該談談這個問題。
    It wasn't my idea to go to that school in the first place. My father shoved me in.
    我進那所學校根本不是我的意思,是我父親硬要我去的。

    in the first place不論用於句首或句末,皆當修飾語用。用於句末當"起先""原本"。
    但用於句首時意指"第一次""首次",常與"in the second place"其次,in the third place"再次"共用,也可省略成in the first。

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