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total or totally? 走路完全是浪费时间 which expression is right, please? walking is a total waste of time. or Walking is totally a waste of time?
Oct 27, 2016 1:51 PM
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Either would be used in US spoken English. :)
October 27, 2016
"Walking is a total waste of time" is the better option.
October 27, 2016
都可以的,total = 形容词 , 形容名词或代名词 ; totally = 副词,形容动词与形容词。 第二句没有那么好是因为你那句话的动词是'is' , totally 变得在形容‘is'= '是’, 所以没有那么好,因为你想强调的是‘完全浪费时间的一个动作’, 所以用形容词比较好
November 12, 2016
thank you! how should I express with "totally" in such a meaning?
October 27, 2016
I would say : " walking is a total waste of time "
October 27, 2016
catkon
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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