(A)8. According to the weather report,____ over the next few years.
(A) the weather is unlikely to improve
(B) it is unlikely that the weather improve
(C) the weather unlikely improves
(D) the weather will unlikely improve
See the description of "likely" on Dec. 23, 2009.
(1) likely是代表一種期望的「預測性的可能」。後面可加不定詞片語(to V片)或that子句(that S' +V')，也可以用 very 修飾。
a. 人/事物 be (very) likely to V~
b. It is likely that S + will + V~
So does "unlikely."
(C)4.These people are worried_____.
(A) their future (正確是about their future)
(B)what can they eat (正確是 about what they can eat)
(C)about how they are going to survive
(D)about that they don't have enough money (正確是刪去about)
1. worry (be worried) about N.
2. worry (be worried) (about) what-clause. (多半不加 about)
3. worry (be worried) that S + (may) + V
See the following examples:
The teacher worried that these problems might be too hard for her students.