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灵感是“inspiration”还是“aspiration”?看了就会了

2019-01-11 08:14:43  每日学英语

 

英语中有很多单词或词组长得很相似,

但意思却是大不相同。

但这些词却让

众多刚接触英语

或是正在努力学习英语的小伙伴们

很是头疼~

今天我们就一起来学习一组

容易混淆的单词“inspiration”和“aspiration”的不同以及用法~

 

辨析

 

Inspiration /ˌɪnspəˈreɪʃn/

 

Inspiration /ˌɪnspəˈreɪʃn/

n. 灵感;启发灵感的人(或事物)
 

It refers to the process that takes place when sb. sees or hears sth. that causes them to have exciting new ideas or makes them want to create sth., especially in art, music or literature; or refers to a person or thing that is the reason why sb. creates or does sth.

它指的是当某人看到或听到某事物时,尤其是在艺术、音乐或文学的创作过程中,会让其有激动人心或想创造某事物的新想法;或指某人创造或做某事的原因。
 

Poets usually drew their inspirations from the countryside.

诗人们通常从乡村中得到灵感。
 

His girlfriend is the inspiration for his heroine in his new novel.

他的女友是他新小说中女主人公的原型。

辨析

 

Aspiration /ˌæspəˈreɪʃn/

 

Aspiration /ˌæspəˈreɪʃn/

n. 强烈的愿望;渴望,抱负,志向
 

It refers to a strong desire to have or achieve sth.

它指的是实现或达到某个目标的强烈愿望。
 

At first, nobody realized his political aspirations.

第一开始,大家都没有意识到他的政治抱负。
 

She has the aspiration to be a famous singer one day.

她心怀着有一天成为著名歌星的愿望。

辨析

最后总结一下,

“inspiration”是名词,

表示“灵感;启发灵感的人(或事物)”;

而“aspiration”则是名词,

“强烈的愿望;渴望,抱负,志向”之意

辨析