「多久」英文怎麼說?How far 和 How long 英文用法大解析!

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“How far”與”How long”這兩種開頭的疑問句你能區分清楚嗎?又該在什麼時候選用哪個呢?你或許知道”How far is your home?”是在詢問你家的路程,但是你該怎麼回答才是正確的呢?

Let’s talk的英文老師特地整理出了 9 組”How far”與”How long”開頭的問句及回答,相信經過反覆的練習之後,你也能準確無誤的使用囉!

1. How far……

用來詢問兩地之間的「距離」。

ex. How far is your office from your home? My office is 5 kilometers away from my home.

(從你家到你辦公室有多遠?從我家到辦公室 5 公里遠。)

ex. How far is the cinema? It is a mile away from here.

(電影院多遠?從這裡到電影院 1 英里)

ex. How far will you drive to reach the station? About 35 kilometers.

(你還要開多遠才會抵達車站?大約 35 公里。)

“How far”也可以用來形容做一件事到什麼”程度”。

ex. How far will John go to convince Maria to marry him?

(John 要做到什麼程度才能說服 Maria 嫁給他?)

ex. How far would you go to keep your parents happy?

(為了讓父母過得幸福,你願意做到什麼地步?)

2. How long……

用來詢問花費多少”時間”。

ex. How long have you been waiting? I have been waiting for 15 minutes.

(你等多久了?我已經等 15 分鐘了。)

ex. How long is the movie? It is for 2 hours.

(這部電影多長?會持續 2 個小時。)

ex. How long will it take to reach the station? It will take 45 minutes to reach.

(到車站要多久?花 45 分鐘會抵達。)

ex. How long is John going to wait for Maria’s answer? He is going to wait for 2 weeks.

(John 要等多久才能等到 Maria 的答覆?他要等 2 個禮拜。)

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