1 Over time vs. Overtime
Over time 隨著時間
【例句】His passion for his job faded away over time.
【例句】She has so much work that she has to work overtime every day.
2. Be out of time vs. Timeout
Be out of time 沒有足夠的時間
【例句】I’d like to have every student talk about their opinion but we are out of time.
【例句】One of the players was injured, so the coach called a timeout.
3. Come back vs. Comeback
Come back 回來；重新流行
【例句】The father promised to come back to visit his daughter.
【例句】We can tell that denim jacket is coming back by observing the outfit of most teenagers.
【例句】The actress made a comeback at the age of fifty.
4. Take sb out vs. Takeout
Take sb out 帶(某人)出去
【例句】My mom took me out to the department store.
【例句】I want to order Chinese takeout tonight.
5.Take (sth) over vs. Takeover
Take (sth) over 接任
【例句】He took over as chairman a year ago.
【例句】The enterprise plans to get involved in a takeover this year.
6. Sleep over vs. Sleepover
【例句】Her mother didn’t allow her to sleep over before she was twenty.
【例句】She hosted her first sleepover on her 10th birthday.
7. Take sth away vs. Takeaway
Take sth away拿走
【例句】You can take these books away. I don’t need them anymore.
【例句】Mom didn’t want to cook last night, so we ordered a takeaway.