new or fresh information; reports of recent events
person, thing, event, etc. that is interesting enough to be reported as news
"they awaited news of the outcome"
"the news of my death was greatly exaggerated"
"we watch the 7 o'clock news every night"
"it was news to me"
"the judge conceded the newsworthiness of the trial"
"he is no longer news in the fashion world"
There are bad news from Palermo.
I have some terrible news for you.
出自： E. Albee
The worst news of all was the fall of gallant Saragossa.
出自： J. Rathbone
The Times was..born when there was a lot of news around.
出自： P. Howard
误 We've heard all the newses on the radio.
正 We've heard all the news on the radio.
误 The news are inspiring.
正 The news is inspiring.
误 How happy I was at these news.
正 How happy I was at this news.
析 news前面可用表示单数意义的修饰词(如this, that等)修饰,不可用表示复数意义的修饰词(如these, those, several等)修饰。表示“一则或一条消息”可说, a(n) item〔piece 〕 of news。
误 I have a number of good news to tell you.
正 I have a lot of〔lots of〕 good news to tell you.
析 news前面可用修饰不可数名词的短语(如a great deal of, a lot of等)修饰,不可用修饰可数名词的短语(如a number of等)修饰。
误 Do you have the newest news?
正 Do you have the latest news?
析 表示“最新消息”一般说the latest news,不说the newest news。