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Aid与Aide差异及使用方法详解

February 28, 2020

英语中充斥着听起来相似且且拼写也很相似的单词。今天要讨论的两个单词也不例外。

Aid和Aide是两个同音单词,这意味着它们的发音相同,拼写也很相似,不过含义却不同。

## Aid和Aide有什么区别?

在这篇文章中,我想谈谈这两个词之间的区别:Aid与Aide。我将详细介绍它们的定义和用法。另外,在文章结尾,我将为您提供一个技巧来住这两个单 词的区别。

##何时使用Aid?

Aid是什么意思? Aid可以用作名词和动词,其一般含义与物质帮助或协助(尤其是经济的)有关。

Aid作为名词:

* If you cannot afford college, you can apply for financial aid.
* The troops gave aid to the civilians caught up in the war zone.
* The pledge of additional aid came as diplomats reported progress toward a deal that officials believe will minimize future warming and spare the planet from the most calamitous environmental impacts of climate change. –The Washington Post* If you cannot afford college, you can apply for financial aid.
* The troops gave aid to the civilians caught up in the war zone.
* The pledge of additional aid came as diplomats reported progress toward a deal that officials believe will minimize future warming and spare the planet from the most calamitous environmental impacts of climate change. –The Washington Post

Aid作为动词:

* Politicians across the country sought to aid veterans get proper health care.
* The American Red Cross aided the victims of the natural disaster.
* Shattenkirk made it 2-0 with a power-play goal at 7:42 into the second period, aided by a screen from David Backes in front. –USA Today

Aid也可以用来表示帮助某人做某事的机器或设备。

* A hearing aid.(助听器)
* A visual aid.  (助视器)
* A mobility aid. (行动辅助器)

##使用Aid的常用短语

To Aid and Abet::鼓励或协助某人做错或违法的事情。

* He aided and abetted the crime.

In Aid of:支持;以筹集资金为目的。(主要用在英国)

* The canned-food drive in aid of the homeless.

##何时使用Aide?

Aide是什么意思? Aide是助理或助手。 Aide仅用作名词,通常指重要人物的助手,尤其是政治领袖。

* His top aide said there was nothing to worry about.
* One aide blasted the mayor for his failure to “manage the homeless crisis” and vowed the state would “step in.” –New York Post

Aide很可能是Aide-de-camp的缩写,它是法语词汇,意为军官充当高级官员的助手(副官)。

* He was an aide-de-camp to Gen. William Henry Harrison in the War of 1812 and edited his father’s writing. –Time Magazine* He was an aide-de-camp to Gen. William Henry Harrison in the War of 1812 and edited his father’s writing. –Time Magazine

## Aide的复数是什么?

Aide的复数是Aides,请勿与疾病Aids(爱滋病)相混淆。

##记住差异的技巧

这里有一个有用的技巧,您可以用来记住写作中的Aide与Aid。

如果您有太多的事情要做, 则需要helper(助手),然后则可能会得到Aide。 Aide和helper都带有“ E”。

你还需要记住Aide不能用做动词,所以通常在文章它的出现形式是:

* An aide
* The aide

##总结

是用Aide还是Aid?当然,这取决于上下文。

Aid是某种形式的帮助或协助。军事Aid,金融Aid。它可以是动词或名词。

Aide通常是重要人物的助手或助手。它只用作名词。