【看演說,學片語】Ellen DeGeneres 畢業演說

 

幽默的 Ellen Degeneres 不僅擁有自己的節目、高知名度,她直率樂觀的態度也一直頗受觀眾喜愛。身為一個成功的名人,她會對畢業生們有怎樣的忠告與分享呢?看看她在杜蘭大學為畢業生致詞的演講,你會稍微明白應該要用怎樣的態度對待人生。

演講中 Ellen 提到三個片語--look up「查詢」、look at「看著」、look back on「回顧」。雖然這三個片語都有 look 這個字,但是後面的介係詞不同,整個意思都會不一樣喔!接下來讓我們學學那些很常見,且都有 look 這個字的片語吧!

 

look 片語

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 look after someone / something 照顧某人 / 照看某事物

Our neighbor will be on a vacation for a month, so they need someone to look after their pet.
(我們的鄰居要旅行一個月,所以他們需要有人幫忙照顧他們寵物。)

 

look forward to something 期待某事物

The kids are all looking forward to the field trip next week.
(孩子們都很期待下禮拜的遠足。)

 

 look down on someone 輕視某人

My mom always tells me that I should never look down on anyone.
(我媽媽總是跟我說,我永遠都不該輕視任何人。)

 

 look into 調查、研究

The police are still looking into the murder case.
(警方仍在調查那起謀殺案。)

 

look on 觀望

How could you stand there looking on when your brother was bullied by those boys?
(你弟弟被那些男孩霸凌時,你怎麼可以只站在那裡觀望?)

 

look ahead 為將來打算

I would like to look ahead to next year and begin planning now.
(我想要為未來一年打算,並且現在開始計畫。)