「provide」正確用法是?跟offer差在哪?

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👨‍🏫 Hiya, everyone! 我是英文庫的Ken,今天要來介紹provideoffer的用法。在中文 的翻譯中,這兩個字都有「提供」之意,不過它們的差別到底在哪呢?讓我們來看看它們的異同之處吧!

provide的用法

💁‍♂️provide意思是提供,最簡單的說法是:

✵ provide something 提供~

Please provide your name.

請提供您的名字。

The talk provides useful information.

這個演講提供有用的資料。

The talk provides useful information about diabetes.

這個演講提供有關糖尿病的有用資料。

💁‍♂️provide 也有以下的説法,提述向誰提供東西,記得要在人物前加個 for 哦!

✵ provide something for somebody 提供(物)給(人)

The school provides a bus service for its students.

這所學校為它的學生提供公車服務。

He provided useful advice for us.

他向我們提供有用的忠告。

The government provides financial assistance for the disadvantaged in society.

政府想社會裡弱勢社群提供財政協助。

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💁‍♂️另一種說法,一樣表示提供誰某物,記得要在物品前面加個 with 哦!

✵ provide somebody with something 提供(人)(物)

The school provides its students with a bus service.

這所學校為它的學生提供公車服務。

He provided us with useful advice.

他向我們提供有用的忠告。

The government provides the disadvantaged in society with financial assistance.

政府想社會裡弱勢社群提供財政協助。

 

演練小站

造句練習:

  1.  the regulations / consumers / some protection / provide
  2.  the report / little evidence / provide / not / his claim
  3. the charity / food and shelter / provide / the needy

Answer Key:

1. The regulations provide consumers with some protection. / The regulations provide some protection for consumers.

2. The report provides little evidence for his claim.

3. The charity provides food and shelter for the needy. /The charity provides the needy with food and shelter.

 

Offer 的用法

💁‍♂️offer 其中一個意思跟provide一樣:

✵ offer something 提供~

 The club offers a variety of facilities.

這個俱樂部提供各色各樣的設施。

This region offers some of the best food in the country.

這個地區提供這個國家一些最好的食物。

He is happy to offer advice.

他樂意提供忠告。

💁‍♂️offer 也有以下的説法,後面加兩個受詞(two objects),第一個受詞語是somebody(人),第二個受詞是something(物)

✵ offer somebody something 提供(人)(物)

They offer us (O1) the chance to buy their apartment (O2).

他們向我們提供機會去購買他們的公寓。

The company offered him(O1) a good job(O2).

這家公司向他提供一份好的工作。

The charity offers the disadvantaged(O1) help(O2).

這家慈善機構想弱勢社群提供幫助。

 

💁‍♂️另一個説法如下:

✵ offer something to somebody 提供(物)給(人)

⚠別忘了要在人物的前面加上to 哦!

They offer the chance to buy their apartment to us.

他們向我們提供機會去購買他們的公寓。

The company offered a good job to him.

這家公司向他提供一份好的工作。

The charity offers help to the disadvantaged.

這家慈善機構想弱勢社群提供幫助。

演練小站

造句練習:

  1. she / me / a cup of coffee / offer
  2. the leaflet / no information / offer / the opening hours
  3. his parents / support / offer / him / always

Answer Key:

1. She offers me a cup of coffee. / She offers a cup of coffee to me.

2. The leaflet offers no information on the opening hours.

3. His parents always offer him support. / His parents always offer support to him.

 

And we are finished!🔚

👨‍🏫 以上就是 provide/offer 的用法介紹,希望同學都理解了。學習語言沒有捷徑,多聽、多說、多讀就對了!如果往後遇到其他的英文相關問題,英文庫隨時歡迎你來拜訪哦!See you~ 😉

Ken

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