16.2 后置定语 

 

后置定语位于所修饰的名词之后。可以充当后置定语的词语有形容词、副词、介词短语、分词、不定式和从句。 

 

1) 形容词作后置定语 
Who is the greatest poet alive? 谁是当今世界上最伟大的诗人? 
There is something important in today's newspaper. 今天报纸上有条重要新闻。 
Are there any tickets available? 还有票吗? 

 

2) 副词作后置定语 
The people there are very friendly. 那里的人们非常友好。 
The design above is made by Mr. Brown. 上述的图样是由布朗先生制作的 

 

3) 介词短语作后置定语 
The weather in that area is very hot. 那个地方的天气很热。 
The day after tomorrow will be sunny. 后天晴天。 

 

4) 现在分词作后置定语 
There was a girl sitting there.有个女孩坐在那里 
They lived in a room facing the east. 他们住在一间朝东的房间里。 

 

5) 过去分词作后置定语 
Most of the people invited to the party were famous scientists.  

受邀到会的大部分是著名的科学家。 
Who were the so-called guests invited last night?  

昨晚被邀请参加你的晚会的那些所谓的客人是谁呀? 

 

6) 不定式作后置定语 
The next train to arrive was from New York. 下一列到站的火车是从纽约开来的。 
He has too many things to do. 他要做的事太多了。 
There is nothing to worry about. 没有什么可担忧的。 
The time for everyone to arrive is 8 p.m. 各人应到的时间是上午8点。 

 

7) 从句作后置定语 (详见定语从句)