A: Can you help me? What does this mean?

B: Sure, it means…

A: But somebody told me it actually means…

A: Can you help me? What does this mean?

B: Sure, it means…

A: Ok, I see, thanks. Somebody told me it actually means…is that right?

## 其他港式英語常見錯誤及解釋

### 1.

A: What time do you want to meet?

B: Because I have to work today, so let’s meet at 19:00.

「Because」及「so」不應同時使用，在同一句子裡只可二選其一。以英語為母語的人士也會用「well」或「hmm」等字作開首，讓對方知道你聽到他的說話及正在思考中。你亦可於回答時說「Does that work for you?」以表示善意。

A: What time do you want to meet?

B: Well, I have to work today, so let’s meet at 19:00. Does that work for you?

B: Hmm…I have to work today. Could we meet at seven?

### 2.

A: Ok, I see, is that what you mean?

B: No no no no!

A: Ok, I see, is that what you mean?

B: Errr, no, not really – what I meant was…

B: Well, not exactly, no. I meant…