on the basis of vs based on


비슷하지만, 차이가 있는 두 표현에 대해서 알아보겠다.


1.

a) Employers may not discriminate on the basis of race or sex.

b) Employers may not discriminate based on race or sex.

 

Only a) is correct.

 

2.

a) Discrimination based on race or sex is forbidden by law.

b) Discrimination on the basis of race or sex is forbidden by law.

 

Both are correct, but by convention, b) is used most often.

 

3.

a) The movie was based on Einstein's life.

b) The movie was on the basis of Einstein's life.

 

Only a) is correct.


결론

based on은 무엇에 기초를둔 설명을 의미한다.

on the basis of는 무엇에 근거한 주장이나 행동에 좀더 적합하다.



'영어 > 영문법' 카테고리의 다른 글

관계대명사: 계속적용법, 제한적 용법  (0) 2015.02.19
관계형용사 vs 의문형용사  (0) 2015.02.18
on the basis of vs based on  (0) 2015.02.01
would의 용법 4가지  (0) 2015.01.25
문법 약어 및 영어 표현  (0) 2015.01.24
assure, ensure, insure  (0) 2015.01.24

+ Recent posts