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Fall hardest

發佈時間: 2018/12/07

升得快、跌得更快。現在遇上樓價調整,價格虛高且供應氾濫的細價樓和納米樓首當其衝,將會「跌得最甘」(fall hardest)。

Hard一字可以用作副詞(adverb),在上文提到的fall hardest中,hard解「劇烈地、嚴重地、急劇地」。例句︰Micro flats will fall hardest in the price slump.(在價格暴跌中,小型單位的跌幅將會最大。)When her dog died, she cried very hard for half an hour.(她的狗死了,她痛哭了半個小時。)

Fall on hard times指「經濟困難、生活艱難」。例如,We fell on hard times after my husband's company closed down.(我丈夫的公司倒閉後,我們陷入困境。)He fell on hard times due to a series of severe medical problems.(一連串嚴重的醫療問題使他陷入經濟困境。)

Fall for somebody解「愛上某人」,可以加上副詞hard,變成fall hard for somebody,加強語氣。例句︰I fell hard for him at the first sight and so did he.(我第一眼見到他就迷戀上他了,他也一樣。)

(本欄逢周一、三、五刊登)

撰文: Ally Dean's List級英文老師
欄名: WordDiscovery