動詞 stop 後面跟著動名詞或不定詞意義是不一樣的。
The air conditioner has stopped working.
I stopped to get some drink at Hi-Life while I walked home.
- If you cry wolf too often, people will stop to believe you.
- If you cry wolf too often, people will stop believing you.
- I couldn't stop to laugh.
- I couldn't stop laughing.
I've stopped _______ things that I can’t truly afford.
(A) buying (B) to buy
The last time she walked past the flower shop, she stopped _______ the roses.
(A) to smell (B) smelling
I stopped _______ meat about two years ago. Now I am a vegetarian.
(A) to eat (B) eating
We stop _______ the sunsets. We fall asleep to the sound of the ocean.
(A) watching (B) to watch
The passersby were in a hurry, and only a few stopped _______ as the musicians played.
(A) to listen (B) listening
I stopped _______ in fairy tales when I was nine years old.
(A) to believe (B) believing
While walking down the street, I saw an old friend. I stopped _______ hello.
(A) saying (B) to say