make sb feel brave enough or confident enough to do sth; promote
give active approval to; support; foster
"I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom"
"His financial success encouraged him to look for a wife"
You have..encouraged me when I'd nearly given up.
出自： J. Rhys
Mr. Blake was encouraged in his work by his superior.
We were encouraged with his great success.
误 We encourage that the students ask questions.
正 We encourage the students to ask questions.
正 We encourage the students' asking questions.
误 It's encouraged that the inflation rate has dropped.
正 It's encouraging that the inflation rate has dropped.
误 All of us could not hold ourselves in when we heard the encouraged news.
正 All of us could not hold ourselves in when we heard the encouraging news.
误 He feels encouraging with the progress he has made.
正 He feels encouraged by the progress he has made.
误 They are encouraging to speak out their opinions.
正 They are encouraged to speak out their opinions.
析 encourage的现在分词encouraging常可用作形容词,表示“令人振奋的”“令人鼓舞的”,在句中作定语或表语,用作表语时表示主动的含义,句子的主语一般为物或代词it; 过去分词encouraged也可用作形容词,在句中作表语,含有被动意义,句子的主语一般为人。