【英文寫作】老是分不清as long as, as soon as嗎? 常見的「as」的6種用法和5個相關片語一次破解!

 

「As」究竟有多少意思呢? as long as, as soon as老是分不清嗎? 不用擔心小編幫你整理了「As」的6種常見的意思用法、還有相關片語as far as, as if 等一次破解!

首先先來複習「As」到底有多少種意思,不說你都來不知道它有以下6種常見不同意思的用法吧!

1. 作為…(介係詞)

She works as a waitress.

她的工作是作為一個服務生。

 

2. 用於比較;指稱程度 (adv.)

I can't run as fast as you.

我不能跑得像你一樣快。

 

3. 因為…(連結詞conj.)

As it was getting late, I decided to book into a hotel.

由於現在越來越晚了,我決定預約一家旅店。

 

4. 如同…(連接詞)

He got divorced, (just) as his parents had done years before.

他離婚了,就如同他雙親幾年前一樣。

 

5. 當…時候 (連結詞conj.)

He gets more attractive as he gets older.

當他變老時顯得更有魅力。

 

6. 雖然 (連結詞conj.) = Although

Angry as he was, he couldn't help smiling.

雖然他很生氣但他還是忍不住地笑了。

 

常見的四個由「 As 」所組成的連接詞/片語:

1. As long as 只要…

又可以進一步細分為三種意思:

(1) 只要(在一段時間內)…就會…

I’ll remember you as long as I live. 

只要我還活著,我就會一直記得你。

 

(2) 只要(達成某件事)…就可以

B as long as A (只要達成A, B就可以成立)

we can play, as long as it doesn't rain. 只要不下雨, 我們就能玩。

I’ll help as long as you be quiet. 只要你安靜我就會幫你。

 

(3) 長達...(時間)

用以誇飾或強調時間的「長度」,可以翻譯成根本長達...(時間)

The conference could be as long as four hours.

這個研討會根本就會長達四小時。

 

 

2. As soon as 一…就…

I'll tell him as soon as I see him. 我一見到他就告訴他

 

3. As well as (conj.) 也;又

She is a talented musician as well as being a photographer. 

她不但是攝影師還是個很有才華的音樂家。

 

4. As far as (conj.) 達到...的程度;就…而言

As far as I can know, this is the best choice we have now.
這是目前就我知道我們最好的選擇。

 

5. As if 好像, 似乎;彷彿 (= as though)

用於陳述語氣和虛擬語氣。陳述語氣通常是描述一個人的狀態;而虛擬語氣則是表示與事實相反。

I felt as though I'd been lying in the sun for hours.

我感覺就像我已經在陽光下躺了幾小時。

They stared at me as if I was crazy.

他們看著我就好像我已經瘋了一樣。

 

想看更詳細的解釋和例句可以參考以下的影片:

English Grammar Lesson - Using 'AS'

參考資料: 全民學英文「as long as」 怎麼使用?!

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