CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
- paragraph (n.)
- late 15c., from Middle French paragraphe "division of text" (13c., Old French paragrafe), from Medieval Latin paragraphus "sign for start of a new section of discourse" (the sign looked something like a stylized letter -P-), from Greek paragraphos "short stroke in the margin marking a break in sense," also "a passage so marked," literally "anything written beside," from paragraphein "write by the side," from para- "beside" (see para- (1)) + graphein "to write" (see -graphy).
- 1. Look at the information that precedes the paragraph in question.
- 2. The length of a paragraph depends on the information it conveys.
- 3. The second paragraph startled me even more than the first.
- 4. The critic's review of the play was just a paragraph of bile.
- 5. The first line of each paragraph should be indented.
[ paragraph 造句 ]