「That was uncalled for.」是什麼意思?

2018/07/30 10:10
Sammy 老師
分類: 好用句

這句話不太容易猜它的意思

uncalled for基本上是不必要的、不恰當的意思

That was uncalled for. 的時候有兩種情況

一是當我們說了冒犯別人的話而道歉時

會說:Sorry, that was uncalled for.

意思是「抱歉,我剛剛那樣講不太恰當/沒有必要」

二是當別人說了冒犯我們的話,要表達抗議時,也會說That was uncalled for.

意思就是「你剛剛那樣講不太恰當/沒有必要」

用過去式的原因是因為它是針對剛剛講出來的話



 
 

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