a very high hill, usually of bare or snow-covered rock
line of mountains
"a batch of letters"
"a deal of trouble"
"a lot of money"
"he made a mint on the stock market"
"see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"
"it must have cost plenty"
"a slew of journalists"
"a wad of money"
Mountains of..meaningless, commercial tripe.
出自： S. Kauffmann
The gaze of both men swept the mountain of paper.
出自： D. Francis
Try harder..to overcome the mountain of debt.
误 Mountain Tai is the highest that I've ever climbed.
正 Mount Tai is the highest mountain that I've ever climbed.
析 Mount和Mountain都表示“山”,但mount的文学语气重,并多用在专有名词中; 而mountain是一般用语,另外,在表示“某某山”时,它们的位置也不一样,分别应该说Mount×和×Mountains。
误 We plan to go to a mountain.
正 We plan to go to the mountains.
析 “爬山”是go to the mountains,不能用单数a mountain,在需用单数时,可加具体的山名。
误 Cold weather does not kill these hardy plants on the high mountains.
正 Cold weather does not kill these hardy plants in the high mountains.
误 We were living at the mountain's foot.
正 We were living at the foot of the mountain.