In the eyes of the tiger, both a human and a rabbit are edibles, and it may even think rabbit is way more delish than human flesh. However, Just because the tiger pegs them as food items doesn’t mean a human is biologically the same as a rabbit. Just because the tiger favors rabbit over … Continue reading A Human or a Rabbit?
The verb to happen means to be witnessed or to be experienced. (a) An accident happened. = (b) An accident was witnessed / was experienced by someone. As you may have noticed, despite the active verb form, Sentence (a) already conveys a connotative passive sense as in Sentence (b). So it wouldn't make sense to … Continue reading Why is “to happen” an intransitive verb?
Key takeaways: An adjective only modifies nouns (or pronouns): She is a beautiful girl. The girl is beautiful. She is beautiful. An adverb modifies anything but nouns (or pronouns): She sings beautifully. (verb + adv.) She sings incredibly beautifully. (adv. + adv.) His job is undeniably important. (adv. + adj.) Jim is standing right behind the tree. … Continue reading Adjectives or Adverbs? 形容詞還是副詞?