Spark off 引起,引發

A small sparkler
Image caption Sparklers are great fun at bonire night parties

今日短語

動詞短語 'spark off' 意思是引起,引發。

例句

Their decision sparked off a protest because people were very angry.

If I comment on my girlfriend's new haircut it might spark off an argument.

這個詞也可以用來形容引起人們積極的活動。

The documentary sparked off an interest in astronomy.

請注意

'Spark off' 這個動詞短語也經常以被動語態出現。

例句

The interest in the magic coin was sparked off by a demonstration of the game at a technology conference.

The argument was sparked off by his comment about Mary's haircut.

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