學術寫作上常誤用及誤解的字彙 D 為開頭的字彙 Common Mistakes in Academic English Writing: Words Beginning with the Letter D

誤解的字彙 D 為開頭的字彙

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dairy 及 diary
dairy (DAIR ee) (noun)
Milk or a milk-products-producing enterprise; a milk store: “Tricia will walk to the local dairy to pick up some milk, cheese and ice cream.”
diary (DIGH uh ree) (noun)
A daily record written about by someone about his/her life: “For her birthday, Marilyn received a diary, a book in which she could write about the events of her life.”
“Elsa wrote regularly every day in her diary while she was traveling in Europe.”

dam 及 damn
dam (DAM) (noun)
1. A construction of earth, concrete, etc. which is meant to control a body of water: “The dam was built to control the flow of the river, unfortunately it is also endangering many buildings on the nearby land.”
2. A female parent which is a reference to a quadruped: “The racing sheet explained that Daisy was the dam of the winning horse, Tulip.”
damn (DAM) (verb)
1. To condemn to eternal punishment, to doom: “Some people believe that morale misconduct by those who commit such acts will damn them for eternity.”
2. To condemn as injurious, illegal, or immoral: “The speaker continued to damn drugs, alcohol, and smoking as destructive to the well-being of society.”
damn (DAM) (interjection)
Used to express anger, irritation, contempt, or disappointment: “When I hit my finger with the hammer, I shouted, damn! and then I painfully went to get a bandage.”

Dane 及 deign
Dane (DAYN) (noun)
An individual who lives in or is from Denmark, a country in Scandinavia: “Hans Christian Anderson was a famous Dane who wrote fairy tales for children.”
deign (DAYN) (verb)
To put aside the privileges of rank or position in a very condescending, superior manner; that is, to lower oneself to do something that one considers to be below his or her dignity: “Despite his misgivings, the mayor did deign to speak to the crowd at the tavern.”

days (DAYZ) (noun)
The periods of light between sunrises and sunsets: “For some reason, summer days are more desired than winter days.”
daze (DAYZ) (noun)
A stunned or bewildered condition: “Percy left the science class in a daze more than he had anticipated.”

dear 及 deer
dear (DEER) (adjective)
1. Expensive, loved, or precious: “The jewelry which Lorena inherited from her grandmother was very dear to her.”
2. With love and respect: “Karin lost her family, her home; everything that she held dear.”
3. Used when writing to address someone; such as, in a letter: “Dear Sir, Dear Jane, etc.”
deer (DEER) (noun)
A cud-chewing, herbivorous, hoofed quadruped: “The hikers saw a herd of deer in the meadow.”

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誤解的字彙 D

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