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

誤解的字彙 G 為開頭的字彙

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gag  gaga
gag (GAG) (noun)
Something that is put into or over a person’s mouth in order to keep him or her from speaking or calling out: “The hostage had a gag put over her mouth so she couldn’t yell for help.”
gag (GAG) (verb)
To censor or to prevent anyone from speaking freely or expressing an opinion: “The government was trying to gag the press from revealing any more political corruptions.”
gag (GAG) (verb)
To cause to choke, to retch, or to undergo a regurgitative spasm: “The odor in the house made her gag.”
“The sausage apparently got stuck in Art’s throat and he could only gag on it until it came out.”
gag (GAG) (noun)
Something said or done to make people laugh: “The comedian had people laughing as he told one gag after the other.”
gaga (GAH GAH) (adjective)
1. Completely enthusiastic, excited, or infatuated about or in something or someone: “Rhoda’s son is gaga about the new neighbor’s daughter.”
“Why are so many people so gaga about that movie?”
2. Crazy, silly, or foolish: “It has been said, that a lot of people were gaga about President Obama; especially, right after his election.”
“Polaroid Goes Gaga in that Lady Gaga will be in charge of directing Polaroid creatively, and she will also be in charge of working with them on a co-branded line, a Polaroid-branded sub-brand with a Lady Gaga twist to it.”

gage 及 gauge
gage (GAYJ) (noun)
1. Something that is given or left as security until a debt is paid or an obligation is fulfilled: “Billy signed a gage stating that he would repay the loan.”
2. A glove or other object that is thrown down or offered as a challenge to fight: “The knight threw his glove down at the feet of the other warrior as a gage to challenge him to a duel.”
gage (GAYJ) (verb)
To offer something as security against a debt or other obligation: “Laura promised to gage her necklace in order to reimburse the expenses of the trip.”
gauge and/or gage (GAYJ) (noun)
1. A measuring instrument for determining and indicating a quantity; such as, the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.; estimate, judge, appraise, ascertain: “James, do you have the proper gauge to measure the distance to the top of that hill?”
2. Measuring instrument, measuring device, standard, criterion: “This gauge registers the pressure in pounds.”
3. Size, measurement, internal diameter, inner measurement, inner dimension: “What gauge is that cannon?”

gait  gate
gait (GAYT) (noun)
The manner or mode of movement of a person or an animal; such as, a horse: “Sharon watched the gait of the horse carefully.”
gate (GAYT) (noun)
An entrance, exit, or passageway: “The gate opened automatically when the car came close.”

galley 及 gallery
galley (GAWL ee) (noun)
1. The kitchen and equipment on a ship, airplane, or train: “The galley on the ship was well equipped for the chef who loved to cook.”
2. In printing and publishing, a single column of type set or the initial print or proof made from the column of type set: “The editor checked the galley for spelling and factual errors.”
gallery (GAWL uh ree) (noun)
1. A room or building for the purpose of exhibiting works of art: “The gallery just off the main street was renowned for its fine exhibitions of paintings.”
2. A platform or construction in an auditorium which provides seating for an audience, often with inexpensive seats: “The students always bought their tickets so they could sit in the gallery of the

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