2017年2月21日火曜日

one of, if not 構文


one of the best things を強調すると、one of the best, if not the best, things となる。しかし the best of the best には及ばない。構文として使えるようにしておこう。必須。 3:55 he's one of the greatest world leaders, if not the greatest world leader, alive today. プーチン大統領は世界一の指導者かもしれないが、世界屈指の指導者であることは間違いない。

Whatever Happened To Steven Seagal?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMYPsmTrTFQ  0:22 what I've noticed on my visits to Mexican supermarkets though is that I'm always one of the only, if not the only, non Hispanic customer there.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gl95A6nb6w  14:14 Japanese knifes are some of the best in the world, if not the best.
Japanese Knife & Sword City: Seki Experience ★ ONLY in JAPAN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bU8zP659DEU  0;29 we have one of the most, if not the most, beautiful ski areas in the world.
Ice climbing in the Dolomites | Euromaxx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AT2wzQq7kx0  15;36 the best of the best

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ss6vmbtOvU8  0:38 people who are put next to the President of the United States are usually the best of the best.

参考リンク
http://bridge-english.blogspot.jp/2010/06/creme-de-la-creme.html  crème de la crèmeとは?
http://bridge-english.blogspot.jp/2014/12/cream-of-crop.html  cream of the crop

練習問題解答
a-4427 the best of the best