前置限定词

前置限定词一般会接不定冠词 + 形容词 + 名词,表达对名词的看法。such 和 what 都会表达出惊喜或其他情感。

举例
  • What a lovely day!
  • She's such a beautiful woman.
  • You can't imagine what an incredible meal I just ate.
  • I've had such a good time today!

rather 和 quite 均为评论性字词,对修饰名词的形容词表达某特性的程度。两者表达的可能是失望丶喜悦等情感,这要视形容词而定。在英式英语中,rather 被用作前置限定词。而在美式英语中,rather 仅被用作副词。以下的例句均属于英式英语。

举例
  • It was quite a nice day.
  • He's had quite a bad accident.
  • It's rather a small car.
  • I've just met rather a nice man.