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《兰登书屋韦氏美语学习词典》用法的一个问题 [Copy link] 中文

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《兰登书屋韦氏美语学习词典》在解释"may"一词时,注释说:"imperative, infinitive, and participles lacking.",不知这是什么意思?


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may [1] (may) auxiliary v. pres. <may;> past <might;>
imperative, infinitive, and participles
lacking
1. (used to express possibility): It may
rain. You may have been right.
2. (used to express opportunity or
permission): You may enter.
3. (used to express contingency, esp. in
clauses indicating condition,
concession, purpose, result, etc.):
strange as it may seem; Let us concur so
that we may live in peace.
4. (used to express wish or prayer): Long
may you live!.
5. Archaic. (used to express ability or
power.).

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may [1] (may) auxiliary v. pres. <may;> past <might;>
imperative, infinitive, and participles
lacking
1. (used to express possibility): It may
rain. You may have been right.
2. (used to express opportunity or
permission): You may enter.
3. (used to express contingency, esp. in
clauses indicating condition,
concession, purpose, result, etc.):
strange as it may seem; Let us concur so
that we may live in peace.
4. (used to express wish or prayer): Long
may you live!.
5. Archaic. (used to express ability or
power.).

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