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young,youngster,youth的区别及例题

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young/youngster/ youth 辨析:

这组词都有“青年,年轻人”的意思。其区别是

young是形容词,它可以和man, woman, person等连用,表示“男霄年”“女青年”青年人”;它还可以和定冠词连用,从而名词化,表示据有年轻这一特征的人。

youngster是可数名词,尤指天真活泼的男孩和少年。

youth是青年男女的统称,它除了用作集体名词外,还可用作普通可数名词,尤指十多岁的男青年、小伙子,有时含有贬义。例如:

She looks young for her year.她看起来比她的岁数年轻。

Jack is a lively youngster.杰克是个活泼的少年。

He rode the youngster on his back.他让小孩骑在他背上。

The youth of our country have lofty ideas. 我们国家的青年有崇高的理想

She was being chatted up by a youth when I arrived on the scene我一到那儿正好撞见有个小伙子在和地搭讪。

测试:

用 young, youngster或 youth的适当形式填空:

①The _______ man graduated from a prestigious university.

@The fight was started by some _______who had been drinking

③ These_______are advancing towards maturity.

(答案:① young ② youths ③youngsters)

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