Standard of Living / 生活水平 vs. Quality of Life / 生活質量

Standard of Living vs. Quality of Life: What's the Difference? Amy Fontinelle Source: https://www.investopedia.com/articles/financial-theory/08/standard-of-living-quality-of-life.asp Standard of living refers to the level of wealth, comfort, material goods and necessities available to a certain socioeconomic class or geographic area. Quality of life, on the other hand, is a subjective term that can measure happiness. The two terms … Continue reading Standard of Living / 生活水平 vs. Quality of Life / 生活質量

et cetera (etc.)

etc.(注意縮寫末尾有一個句點)是大家在寫作中比較常用的一個来自拉丁语的單詞,其含義相當於中文的「等等」,放在列舉的一系列事物的末尾處。 它的全稱是 et cetera,縮寫和全稱都讀作 /et ˈsedərə/。 其中,et = and;cetera = the rest。 因此,etc. = and the rest。 所以不可出現「and etc.」的寫法,那樣將等于「and and the rest」,犯了重複 and 的錯誤: ✅ apples, oranges, bananas, etc. ❌ apples, oranges, bananas, and etc. etc. 和逗號連在一起時不可省略句點: ✅ etc., ❌ etc, etc. 和句號連在一起時只保留一个句點: ✅ etc. ❌ etc.. 用法舉例: Human beings engage in various sorts of … Continue reading et cetera (etc.)