「讓我借住一晚嘛!」、「少說話多做事!」什麼?這兩句話可以用同一個片語表達?
手刀將這些up相關的片語學起來,讓你表達更精確、詞彙更多元!

put up

除了最熟知的「建造、放上去」之外還有什麼意思呢?

1.進行;表現

Mark put up a valiant fight for victory.(Mark 為了贏得勝利進行了英勇的奮鬥。)

Our team put up a splendid performance in this competition.(我們團隊在這場比賽中表現得非常好。)

2.忍受

要加with當連接詞喔!

How can you put up with that irritating habit of Peter’s?(你怎麼有辦法忍受Peter那惱人的習慣阿?)

3.讓別人借宿

常用put sb. up的形式。

Could you put me up tonight? I really have nowhere to go.(你家可讓我借宿一晚嗎?我真的沒有地方可去了。)

4.少說話,多做事

“Put up or shut up!” 叫別人坐而言不如起而行!千萬不要只有一張嘴

You keep saying you’re going to apply for an internship, well, put up or shut up!(你一直說你想要申請實習,那就去啊,否則就別再說了!)

take up

看到他不要只想到「拿起來」喔!

1.開始從事

I have taken up jogging because I want to improve my physical strength.(我開始慢跑,因為我想增強我的體力。)

2.繼續

Let’s take up the discussion in our next meeting.(我們下次開會再繼續這個討論。)

3.占據

My time is fully taken up by learning English with the VoiceTube APP.(利用 VoiceTube APP 學習英文佔據了我所有的時間。)

4.接受

Sally is always willing to take up challenges.(Sally 總是樂意接受挑戰。)

pick up

沒錯,就是「撿起來」跟「接電話」!你還講得出幾個意思呢?

1.接送

Her father always picks her up after school, even though it’s just a five-minute walk from home.(她爸爸總是來接她放學,即使這段路程只需要步行五分鐘。)

2.收拾、整理

Could you at least pick up all your toys?(你可以起碼收拾一下你的玩具嗎?)

3.使某人恢復精神

This video will definitely pick you up and make your day.(這部影片絕對會使你恢復精神並且讓你今天非常愉快!)

4.付錢

pick up the bill / tab

The company picked up the tab for his hotel room.(他的住宿是由公司出錢。)

文:Elena Chien

※本文獲「VoiceTube看影片學英語」授權轉載,原文:「借宿一宿」怎麼說?三個有關 up 的動詞片語,可不只一個意思喔!