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英文语言逻辑练习:What is that? and What is that for? [Copy link] 中文

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1. (text) What is that?

(= That is / identifies what?)

(The "what" is receiver of "that is / identifies")
(The "that" is agent of the "is / identifies")

2. (text) What is that for?

(= That is / exists for what?)

(here, the "for" shows purpose)

(The "what" is agent of the "that is / exists".)

(The "that" is receiver of the "is / exists".)


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