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charge / take charge/ in charge 用法

January 18th, 2015

charge-battery

charge 是常見的”一字多義”類型,現在大家一起來看看charge的三個常見用法及片語整理。

1. charge (v) (n) 收費  to ask an amount of money for something

How much do you charge for gel nails? 指甲光療的收費多少?

 

2. charge (v) (n) 充電  to put electricity into an electrical device such as a battery

Learn how to charge your vehicle’s battery yourself by following some simple steps.

學習用透過以下簡單的步驟來汽車充電 DIY。

 

3. charge (v) 正式起訴 to make a formal statement saying that someone is accused of a crime

He has been charged with sexually assaulting a female.

他被指控性侵一位女性。

 

用在片詞上意思又不一樣囉!

實用片語集

in charge / take charge of (phr.) 負責

He is taking charge of the expansion plan. 他負責這項擴建計書。

You are in charge of making the dessert.  你負責甜點的部分。

 

考試技巧補充

take charge 較常出現的同義字是manage.  在Longman 進階版TOEIC 聽力考題(p.43)裡就出現過一題:

Q: Who will take charge of the project?

(A) I’ll pay cash. (用”收費”混洧考生)

(B) They won’t take more than necessary. (答非所問)

(C) She wants to manage it. (正確答案)

Enjoy!

Claire

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photo credit: https://forums.oneplus.net/threads/correct-way-to-charge-battery.49885/page-2

definition: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/

 

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