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英语语法巨匠夸克《英语语法大全》重点选载(英汉对照)-01
作者:姬林武  文章来源:整理  点击数  更新时间:2015-01-20  文章录入:admin  责任编辑:admin

 

Exceptionally, certain short prepositional phrases may also premodify an adjective in attributive position: (www.yywords.com)

在例外的情况下,某些短的介词短语也可以前置修饰一个处于定语位置的形容词

a by no means irresponsible action

an action (which is) by no means irresponsible

Compound modifiers usually denoting measurements may have either attributive or postpositive position (note also the foot -feet shift):

通常表示度量的复合修饰语可以放在定语的位置上,也可以放在所修饰的成分后面(同时注意footfeet的变化):

a 5000-foot high mountain (www.yygrammar.com)

a mountain (which is) 5000 feet high

Note We find the postposition of adjectives in poetry in cases where attributive position is the norm elsewhere in the language, eg:

注:我们可以看到,英语中,在其他地方按规范处于定语位置上的形容词,在诗歌里却往往置于它所修饰的名词之后。如:

Ben Battle was a soldier bold... (Thomas Hood)

 

(待续)

 

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