动词修饰语主要修饰动词。主要是为了解释动词“how,” “when,” “where,” “why,”,通常这种词都是副词或类似副词的短语。



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副词

动词前

FREQUENTLY, I walk to the store.

I FREQUENTLY walk to the store.

动词后

I walk to the store FREQUENTLY.


介词

动词前

On  Mondays, I walk to the store.

动词后

I walk to the store On Mondays.


主从连词

动词前

WHEN my  car is broken, I walk to the store.

动词后

I walk to the store WHEN my car is broken.




而作为从句一般打头的引导词有:because, although, if, unless, while, so that, while

有些动词修饰语可能适用于动词和动词的主语,在这些情况下,我们必须确保主语及和修饰语同样有意义。


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现在分词

动词前

WHISTLING  “Beat It”, I lifted the weight.

动词后

I lifted the weight, WHISTLING “Beat It”.


介词+动名词

动词前

BY  CONCENTRATING, I lifted the weight.

动词后

I lift the weight BY CONCENTRATING.


不定式表目的

动词前

TO FREE  my leg, I lifted the weight.

动词后

I lifted the weight TO FREE my leg.


 

 

动词修饰语和名词修饰语不同的是动词修饰语不必紧贴着动词,距离可以比较远。但为了避免句意上的问题我们还是建议两者距离最好不要太远:

  ◆ Wrong: The nameless symphony was at last performed, decades after it was composed, yesterday.

  ◆ Right: The nameless symphony was at last performed yesterday, decades after it was composed.



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