當形容詞用的過去分詞 pp. 有被動、已經、感到……的意思。
*我不會照顧正在哭的嬰兒。 I can’t take care of a crying baby. 主動正在哭的 我父親是一位退休的將軍。My father is a retired general. 已經退休的 這是一項令人振奮的消息。This is a piece of exciting news. 令人振奮的 激動的暴民縱火燒大樓。 The excited mob set fire to the building. 感到激動的 口語英文比較難。 Spoken English is more difficult 被說的
22. defy odds phr. 對抗困難 23. goofy adj. 傻的、逗趣的 24. elated adj. 興高采烈的
When Bopsy was 25 wheeled downstairs, he was met by the members of Fire Station 1 and their truck — renamed “B1” for “Bopsy 1.” The firefighters then took the ladder and raised it as high as it would go. One of them climbed to the top.