2009年02月16日

ALL IN ONE 142

142動名詞の否定形

I contemplated doing new business.
(contemplate = consider)

It is wrong to commit suicide.

He was in the depths of sadness in those days.

Which do you like hope or despair ?

She was not very happy at the prospect of never being rich.

It is difficult for them to regain their reputation

<Vしないこと>
動名詞を否定形に変える場合、動名詞の前にnotやneverを置く。

Would you mind not being noisy ?
うるさくしないでいただけますか?

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ALL IN ONE 141

141動名詞:前置詞の目的語

In addtion to being a doctor,she is a housewife.
(in addtion to = besides)(to以下が明白なら省略してin addtionで使う)

He is a noted pianist.
(noted = famous)

I wanted to be a philosohper when I was a high-school student.

That man is a distinguished doctor.
(distinguished = successful and respected)

He wanted to be a authority on economics.

Do you like Greek legends,folk tales,myths,fables and so on.

<be used toとused to>

I am used to playing golf.
私はゴルフをすることに慣れています。

I used to play golf.
私はかつてゴルフをしていました。

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