讀取中

正在加載···

學習專欄

【多益混淆字】likely、probable、possible 和 maybe,都是「可能」哪裡不一樣?

文末還有超擬真多益小測驗,幫助你釐清盲點喔!
Aug.16,2021
 高效學英文 Joyce 
收藏文章
【多益混淆字】likely、probable、possible 和 maybe,都是「可能」哪裡不一樣?
likely、probable、possible 和 maybe 這四個單字都表示「可能」,那到底哪裡不一樣、多益又怎麼考呢 一起來學習吧!
>> 多益閱讀攻略,看完再也不會寫不完,答題又快又精準!(上篇)

likely、probable、possible 和 maybe 這四個單字都表示「可能」,那到底哪裡不一樣、多益又怎麼考呢surprise一起來學習吧!

 

likely (a.) 可能的
有兩種用法:

It is likely that...  很可能⋯⋯

  • It is likely that the plan will fail.
    很可能這個計畫會失敗。

主詞 + be likely to V ⋯⋯ 可能會⋯⋯

  • The plan is likely to fail.
    該計劃可能會失敗。

 

probable (a.) 可能的
只有一種用法:

It is probable that... 很可能⋯⋯

  • It is probable that the plan will fail.
    很可能該計劃會失敗。

enlightened沒有 sb/sth is probable to... 的用法哦!

 

possible (a.) 可能的

It is possible that...  可能⋯⋯

  • It is possible that the plan will fail. 
    該計劃可能會失敗。

It is possible for sb to V  某人有可能⋯⋯

  • It is possible that Peter will change his mind.
    = It is possible for Peter to change his mind.
    彼得有可能會改變念頭。

enlightened沒有 sb/sth is possible to 的用法哦!

 

【多益混淆字】likely、probable、possible 和 maybe,都是「可能」哪裡不一樣?

maybe (adv.) 也許

enlightenedmaybeperhaps 一樣,都是要放在句首的副詞哦!
  • Maybe the plan will fail.
    = Perhaps the plan will fail.
    也許該計劃會失敗。

 

總整理~

表達「可能」,你可以說:

  1. It is likely / possible / probable that...
  2. It is possible for sb to V
  3. sth/sb is likely to...
  4. Maybe... / Perhaps...

 



cool 最後來個小測驗吧!

Large publishing groups are ------- to have large sales departments with substantial central sales support and administration teams.

(A) likely
(B) probable
(C) possible
(D) maybe

答案是 (A)!be likely to V 很可能會⋯⋯。
大出版集團很可能都有編制大的業務部,這些業務部可提供大量的中央銷售支援以及行政團隊。

都學會了嗎?一時有點難全部吸收的話,也是很正常ㄉ!只要多看多用,就會越來越熟悉囉~

 

 

多益題庫現在買3本享75折!(baffled)今年參加考試通過了還可退還書款喔!報名到8/23為止,(clock)快提醒朋友不要忘了報名嘿~

>> 多益閱讀攻略,看完再也不會寫不完,答題又快又精準!(下篇)

likely、probable、possible 和 maybe 這四個單字都表示「可能」,那到底哪裡不一樣、多益又怎麼考呢surprise一起來學習吧!

 

likely (a.) 可能的
有兩種用法:

It is likely that...  很可能⋯⋯

  • It is likely that the plan will fail.
    很可能這個計畫會失敗。

主詞 + be likely to V ⋯⋯ 可能會⋯⋯

  • The plan is likely to fail.
    該計劃可能會失敗。

 

probable (a.) 可能的
只有一種用法:

It is probable that... 很可能⋯⋯

  • It is probable that the plan will fail.
    很可能該計劃會失敗。

enlightened沒有 sb/sth is probable to... 的用法哦!

 

possible (a.) 可能的

It is possible that...  可能⋯⋯

  • It is possible that the plan will fail. 
    該計劃可能會失敗。

It is possible for sb to V  某人有可能⋯⋯

  • It is possible that Peter will change his mind.
    = It is possible for Peter to change his mind.
    彼得有可能會改變念頭。

enlightened沒有 sb/sth is possible to 的用法哦!

 

【多益混淆字】likely、probable、possible 和 maybe,都是「可能」哪裡不一樣?

maybe (adv.) 也許

enlightenedmaybeperhaps 一樣,都是要放在句首的副詞哦!
  • Maybe the plan will fail.
    = Perhaps the plan will fail.
    也許該計劃會失敗。

 

總整理~

表達「可能」,你可以說:

  1. It is likely / possible / probable that...
  2. It is possible for sb to V
  3. sth/sb is likely to...
  4. Maybe... / Perhaps...

 



cool 最後來個小測驗吧!

Large publishing groups are ------- to have large sales departments with substantial central sales support and administration teams.

(A) likely
(B) probable
(C) possible
(D) maybe

答案是 (A)!be likely to V 很可能會⋯⋯。
大出版集團很可能都有編制大的業務部,這些業務部可提供大量的中央銷售支援以及行政團隊。

都學會了嗎?一時有點難全部吸收的話,也是很正常ㄉ!只要多看多用,就會越來越熟悉囉~

 

 

多益題庫現在買3本享75折!(baffled)今年參加考試通過了還可退還書款喔!報名到8/23為止,(clock)快提醒朋友不要忘了報名嘿~

作者

高效學英文
Joyce
學習英文,不僅有益生涯發展,更能開闊你的視野、培養更廣袤的世界觀:)對學習專欄有任何疑問或想法,歡迎來信:service@ivy.com.tw