which matters a lot; having or likely to have great effect, value, or influence
having influence or power
"the important questions of the day"
"a significant change in tax laws"
"a significant change in the Constitution"
"a significant contribution"
"a crucial moment in his career"
"a crucial election"
"a crucial issue for women"
"an important official"
"the captain's authoritative manner"
"recited the decree with an important air"
"took long important strides in the direction of his office"
His work was the important thing, beside it all else was trivial.
出自： A. J. Cronin
It becomes so important to me that I see a whole stretch of days ruined if I do not get it.
出自： N. Mosley
误 It is important that we must study hard.
正 It is important that we (should) study hard.
析 在It is important that-clause的结构中, that从句中的谓语动词应该用虚拟语气,需用should+动词原形,或省略should直接用动词原形。
误 This is a important decision, so take your time in making it.
正 This is an important decision, so take your time in making it.
误 What the students do in their spare time is of great important.
正 What the students do in their spare time is of great importance.
析 be of后才可接名词,用来说明主语的性质、状态等,中间可以加great, little, no等以示程度。important是形容词,不能用great修饰。