英文比一比:「instead」和「instead of」的用法及差異

    

「instead」和「instead of」的用法及差異

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instead」和「instead of」是否常在英文閱讀中混淆你許多呢總是搞不懂何時可以只用單詞「instead」?何時該用片語「instead of」?今天小編聽重點整理讓你一次搞懂用法:
 
副詞 instead可置於句中、句首、句尾,表「(不是…)而是…;反而…」。
It might rain tomorrow, so let's hold the barbecue indoors instead.
明天可能會下雨,那我們改在室內烤肉好了。
 
Terry didn't go to school this morning. Instead, he stayed at home and slept.
= Terry didn't go to school this morning; instead, he stayed at home and slept.
泰瑞今早沒去學校,反而在家睡覺。
 
 
片語 instead of 當介係詞使用,表「並非…;而不是…」,可置於句首或句中,接名詞或動名詞。
Jimmy is disappointed that he only got a score of 90 instead of 100 on his English test.
吉米很失望它英文考試只拿到90分而不是100分。
 
Instead of watching TV, Nathan is reading a book in his room.
納森在房間看書,並不是在看電視。
 
 
instead 和 instead of也可以互換使用喔!
She didn't get in trouble. Instead, she started a global movement and got invited to speak to the US government.
= Instead of getting in trouble, she started a global movement and got invited to speak to the US government.
不過她沒有惹上麻煩,反而開啟了一個全球性的社會運動,並受邀去跟美國政府講話。
 
 
 
 
 

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