must表示“偏偏”用法

发布时间:2022-04-25T19:00:24 英语语法

must表示“偏偏”用法

请看下面这道考题:

We were ready to leave, but the baby _______ catch cold.

A. must                 B. may              C. can              D. have to

此题最佳答案是A。must在此表示“偏偏”,句意为:我们刚准备好要走, 可孩子偏偏得了感冒。

下面我们就来分析一下must表示“偏偏”的用法:

一、表示巧合

说明某事发生得不早不迟,就在某个当紧的时候,多指某些不受欢迎的事情的发生。如:

The car must break down just we were starting our holidays. 我们刚刚开始休假,汽车偏偏坏了。

John must choose the day I had company coming, to start painting the bathroom. 约翰偏偏选择我有客人来这天油漆浴室。

Must you worry her with questions, just when she is busy cooking dinner? 她正忙着做饭你干吗偏偏问她问题?

Just when we are ready to go away for the holidays, the baby must catch measles. 我们正准备出去休假,偏偏宝宝又出麻疹了。

Just when I was busy, the neighbor must come and chatter. 正当我忙碌的时候,邻居偏偏过来聊天。

二、表示固执

指主观上的偏执或固执,常可译为“偏”“偏要”。如:

Why must she be so nasty to me? 为什么她偏对我这样恶劣?

Why must you be so stubborn? 你为什么偏要这么固执?

Everybody else accepts the decision. Why must you be so bloody-minded? 别人都同意这个决议,你为甚么偏要故意刁难?

After I gave her my advice,she must go and do the opposite. 在我给她出主意之后她偏要反着干。

有时可译为“非要”“非得”“硬是”“硬要”等。如:

Must you make so much noise? 你就非得弄出这么大的声音吗?

Why must you always interrupt me? 你为什么硬是老要打断我?