08/Dec/12/Fri Today's English ( 同格の of )

Good morning all,
TGIF ( Thanks God It's Friday ) !!
It is good weather with a blue sky this morning and
it is relatively warm with the morning lows of 10 degrees
and daytime highs will be about 15 degrees.
Here is today's english!
Seq# 40 (unit 214)
All living creatures depend for their existence on the
chemical elements of oxygen and hydrogen. in a word,
they can't exist without water.
( 水なしには 生存できない - 水の 大切さ! )
Words,Phrases & Patterns
> living ; (名詞の前で用い) 生きている,
> creature ; 生物
> depend ( for A ) on B ;( Aを) Bに 依存する
> oxygen ; 酸素
> hydrogen ; 水素
> in a word ; = in short, 要するに
> exist ; 生存する
ここで of は 前置詞で 名詞と 名詞の間で つまり ...という
の意味の 同格 を表します。 この ofは (...の) の 意味では
参考で of 後ろに 同名詞 が くることも あります。
名詞 of 名詞 ; 同格の of ( = , つまり ....と いう )
名詞 of 同名詞 ; 同格の of ( = , つまり....するという )
都市(名前が)....という, 年(が)...という と 表現したい
場合は, 同格の of  を 使って みてください。
(a) the city of Los Angeles
(b) at the age of 17
(c) the habit of speaking English
(d) his dream of winning a gold medal
Have a great day today!!!
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is
superior to all other countries because you were
born in it.
-- In the Chapter 11 of ALL-IN-ONE  --
No challenge, No chance!!!
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