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Post time 2008-1-13 14:55:45 |Display all floors
Outbreaks of violence are common in Mogadishu as insurgents fight the Ethiopian backed interim Somali government.
在Mogadishu地区反政府武装经常同由Somali government.依靠的Ethiopian人发生暴力冲突。我想不起来了backed后面要加by吗?好象被动语态都要的吧!

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这里的soak怎么翻译呢?
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Post time 2008-1-14 08:07:24 |Display all floors
Originally posted by happykang at 2008-1-13 02:55 AM

Outbreaks of violence are common in Mogadishu as insurgents fight the Ethiopian backed interim Somali government.
在Mogadishu地区反政府武装经常同由Somali government.依靠的Ethiopian人发生暴力冲突。我想不起来了backed后面要加by吗?好象被动语态都要的吧!

动词的被动语态后面不错要加 by,但这里的 backed 是起另一种作用,与 Ethiopian 连在一起(写作 Ethiopian-backed 就更清楚)作为 interim Somali government 的状语:

the Ethiopian(-)backed interim Somali government
= the interim Somali government (which is) backed by the Ethiopian (government).



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