每天学个英语知识点 Participle Clauses 分词从句

When I was reading the news I found that I don’t understand the sentence of “having given up hope of…” Does it mean that Mr Jones has to give up hope of…? Could you please elaborate the structure of this sentence?

Kristy, Hong Kong

In this week’s Question and Answer of the Week, Jean and Catherine answer a question from Kristy in Hong Kong.

Kristy has asked a question about something she read in the news:

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Newsreader: Mr Jones saw lorry drivers fall asleep in their cabs, having given up hope of getting out of the queue during the night.

What does the phrase ‘having given up hope’ mean?

Learn a useful way to talk about cause and effect relationships between events that happened in the past.

And try to practise with Jean when Catherine asks her to join two sentences together with a participle clause.

如果大家有英语学习上的问题,请随时给我们发微博 或通过邮件发送你的问题。我们的邮箱是questions.chinaelt@bbc.co.uk.

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