Would Always

型態

would always + 原形動詞

例句:

  • David would always play basketball at weekends when he studied at a medical college in New York. (大衛在紐約唸醫學院時週末常常打籃球)
  • Would David always play basketball at weekends when he studied at a medical college in New York? (大衛在紐約唸醫學院時週末常常打籃球嗎?)
  • David would not always play basketball at weekends when he studied at a medical college in New York. (大衛在紐約唸醫學院時週末不常打籃球)

用法:過去的習慣

與 used to 和過去簡單式一樣,”would always” 是在表示一種已在過去終止的舊習慣。它用來敘述過去不斷重複或重複很多次的動作,但現在通常不做了。然而,與 used to 和過去簡單式不同的是,would always 是指某人樂於或自願做那個動作,而且有時是在表達對該習慣感到厭煩或感到有趣。它也經常表示該舊習慣做過頭了。若要表達相反的概念,我們可以用 “would never” 來表示某人過去從不做某事,但現在卻做了。

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