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单词释义 纠错+ 生词本
adv.以前
adj.以前的
n.(Ago) (美)阿戈(人名)
怎么记 纠错 +补充
词根a(经、由)+ go走动→本义“走过的,经历过”的意思→之前
对比ago 从现在往前推算一段时…
单词例句
That was a year ago.
那是一年之前。
I went there 3 years ago.
三年前我去过。
辨析记忆
ago / before
这两个副词均含“……以前”之意。
ago → 指从现在起往前推算一段时间,始终置于所修饰的词之后,与一般过去时连用。
before → 或指从过去某一时间起向前推算的若干时间的以前,通常与过去完成时连用;或泛指以前,并不具体指若干时间以前,可使用现在完成的或过去时;还可指从将来某一时间起的若干时间以前。
考试真题例句(机器翻译仅供参考)

六级The last time I was in the hermitage, three months ago

上一次我在隐居地是三个月前

四级Barley was an unexpected find: the crop was domesticated in Western Eurasia and didn't become a staple food in central China until about 2,000 years ago, according to the researchers.Based on that timing, they indicate barley may have 34 arrived in the re

大麦是一个意外的发现:据研究人员称,这种作物是在欧亚大陆西部驯化的,直到大约2000年前才成为中国中部的主食。根据当时的时间,他们指出,大麦可能已经有34种进入了欧洲大陆

四级Years ago, the government made money by selling public lands, but most of the best public lands have now been sold.

几年前,政府通过出售公共土地赚钱,但现在大部分最好的公共土地都被出售了。

六级And if you suspected that the workplace had gotten more stressful than it was just a few decades ago, you're right.

如果你怀疑工作场所的压力比几十年前更大,你是对的。

高考Almost a month ago, he bought popular word game that used little pieces of wood with different letters on them.

大约一个月前,他买了一款流行的文字游戏,游戏中使用了一些小木片,上面有不同的字母。

六级Not so long ago, people would have turned up their noses at that kind of dedication to the job.

不久前,人们会对这种对工作的奉献嗤之以鼻。

考研Even in traditional offices, "the lingua franca of corporate America has gotten much more emotional and much more right-brained than it was 20 years ago," said Harvard Business School professor Nancy Koehn.

哈佛商学院教授南希·科恩(Nancy Koehn)说,即使在传统的办公室,“美国企业界的通用语也比20年前更加情绪化、更加右脑。”。

四级We went there about ten years ago for our honeymoon.

大约十年前我们去那里度蜜月。

高考Years ago, I was asked to write 102 essays on the great ideas of some famous authors.

几年前,我被要求就一些著名作家的伟大思想写102篇文章。

考研A century ago Octavia Hill launched the National Trust not to rescue stylish houses but to save“the beauty of natural places for everyone forever”.

一个世纪前,奥克塔维亚·希尔成立了国家信托基金会,目的不是拯救时髦的房屋,而是“为每个人永远保存自然之美”。

高考I was able to buy it a little over a year ago because I had my relatives give me money for my birthday instead of clothes that wouldn't fit.

一年多前,我买了它,因为我的亲戚给了我生日礼物,而不是不合身的衣服。

六级Let's face it, it wasn't too long ago that the idea of working from anywhere and at anytime was some form of a distant utopian dream,and yet now we can perform almost any office-based task from any location in the world as long as we have access to the in

让我们面对现实吧,就在不久前,随时随地工作的想法还只是一个遥远的乌托邦梦想的一种形式,而现在我们可以在世界上任何地方执行几乎任何基于办公室的任务,只要我们能够访问in

高考Five years ago, when I taught art at a school in seattle, I used tinkertoys as a test at the beginning of a term to find out something about my students.

五年前,当我在西雅图的一所学校教艺术时,我在学期开始时用tinkertoys作为测试来了解我的学生。

四级That's the conclusion of a new study that finds that Earth's oceans now 26 absorb heat at twice the rate they did 18 years ago.

这是一项新研究的结论,该研究发现地球海洋现在吸收热量的速度是18年前的两倍。

六级We can make a very good estimate from the fossil record that humans probably evolved naked skin around a million and a half years ago and meanwhile they mostly lost their coat of fur.

我们可以从化石记录中做出一个很好的估计,人类大概在一百五十万年前进化出了裸露的皮肤,而与此同时,他们大部分都失去了皮毛。

六级One hundred years ago, "Colored" was the typical way of referring to Americans of African descent .

一百年前,“有色人种”是指非裔美国人的典型方式。

六级Writing was only invented 5,500 years ago

写作是5500年前才发明的

高考My goal was to lose 150 pounds in one year and raise $50,000 in support of a movement founded 30 years ago to end hunger.

我的目标是在一年内减掉150磅,筹集5万美元,以支持30年前发起的消除饥饿运动。

高考Thus humans who lived a million years ago, despite their big brains and sharp stone tools, lived in constant fear of meat-eating animals.

因此,生活在一百万年前的人类,尽管他们有着巨大的大脑和锋利的石器,却一直生活在对肉食动物的恐惧之中。

考研After bills, Tony has £60 a week to spend, £40 of which goes on food, but 10 years ago he was earning £130,000 a year working in corporate communications and eating at London's best restaurants at least twice a week.

在比尔之后,托尼£每周花60英镑,£其中40个用于食物,但10年前他还在挣钱£每年有13万人在公司通讯部工作,每周至少在伦敦最好的餐厅就餐两次。

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