#otherwise的用法与例句#

   

otherwise 作,意为“否则;不然”,相当于 or或 if not.如:

We’ll go early,otherwise we may not get a seat.

我们得早点去,要不然就没有座位了.

I was ill that day,otherwise I would have taken part in the sports meet.那天我病了,否则我会去参加运动会的.

 

otherwise 作,意为“用别的方法;不同地;在其他方面;除此之外”,相当于in another way或apart from .如:

He is rich,but otherwise an unhappy man.

他有钱,但在其他方面是个不幸福的人.

He is naughty,but otherwise a nice boy.

他很调皮,但除此之外他是个不错的男孩子.

They should have been working,but they were otherwise engaged.

他们本应该在工作,但他们正忙别的事.

 

[拓展] and otherwise 等等;及其他

or otherwise 或相反;或其他情况

 

[例句] In the kindergarten,the children learn singing,dancing,drawing and otherwise.

孩子们在幼儿园里学唱歌、跳舞、画画等等.

Fine or otherwise,we shall have to go.

不管天气好不好,我们非去不可.

 

[小试] 将下列句子翻译成英语.

1.你最好现在就走,要不然就赶不上火车了.

2.我们当时不知道你遇到了困难,要不然我们会帮助你的.

3.幸亏他提醒了我,要不然我就忘了.

4.租金很贵,但房子倒是很好.

Key:

1.You’d better go now,otherwise you’ll miss the train.

2.We didn’t know you were in trouble at that time,otherwise we would have given you a hand.

3.He reminded me of what I should otherwise have forgotten.

4.The rent is high,but otherwise the house is fine.

   

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