The news was of importance to him. 該新聞對他來說很重要
=The news was important to him.
This river is 40 miles in length.
=This river is 40 miles long.(這條河有40哩長)
The road is 20 meters in width. 這條路20公尺寬
in breadth =broad (闊) , in height =tall (高)
in depth =deep (深)
We waited for the manager with patience.
= We waited for the manager patiently.我們耐心地等那位經理
Kate called your name in public.
=kate called your name publicly.(Kate 公開地辱罵你)
in surprise =surprisedly(吃驚地)
in amazement =amazedly(驚訝地)
in private= privately(私下地)
in time =early enough (及時地)
She broke the vase on purpose.
She broke the vase intentionally.(她故意打破花瓶)
on duty(值班) on schedule (按照預定地)
Tony found his mother's secret by chance.
=Tony found his mother's secret unexpectedly.(Tony意外地發現他母親的祕密)
by accident=accidently (意外地)