互相勾結

2018.05.11


政府和發展商共同開發新界的農地,叫做「官商合作」還是「官商勾結」?兩個或以上的個人或團體一起去做一件事,叫做「合作」;「合作」去做壞事,就叫做「勾結」。


合作,動詞是cooperate,名詞是cooperation;與某人合作,說cooperate with:


一、He promised to cooperate with the police.(他承諾與警方合作。)


二、They are cooperating on a new project.(他們在合作進行一項新計劃。)


三、We could not have succeeded without your cooperation.(沒有你的合作,我們不會成功。)


由35個已發展國家組成的「經濟合作與發展組織」(簡稱「經合組織」),英文是Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development,簡稱OECD。


勾結,動詞是collude,名詞collusion;同樣,與某人勾結是collude with:


四、Trump denied that his election campaign colluded with Russia.(特朗普否認他的競選團隊與俄國勾結。)


五、Several people colluded in the murder.(這兇殺案有幾個人合謀。)


六、People suspect that the government and the developers are in collusion.(人們懷疑政府與發展商勾結。)