关于外刊中两个小句子的疑惑

Millions of Chinese college students and other wannabe entrepreneurs bought into the image he cultivated, of a humble teacher turned philanthropic tech titan with a splash of cultural cool.

请问老师,逗号后为什么有个of,应该不是millions of 的省略吧,后面是单数啊。

Similarly, in his 20 years running GE, Jack Welch earned a reputation (since disputed) for red-toothed success, but was too cold-blooded to mesmerise the masses.

请问老师,括号里怎么理解,如果since后面是过去式,那前面应该是完成时啊,前面用了earned

感谢老师为我解惑!

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最佳答案 2021-03-05 21:37

1 Of介词短语是image的定语,由于image带有定语从句,故用逗号分隔,以避免误读。

2 since disputed(过去分词)放在括号里是起补充说明作用,并不是真正的时间状语。所以谓语动词用一般过去时。句子中有时间状语in his twenty years running…

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  • 树屿牧歌 提出于 2021-03-05 19:33