example是什么意思，英语单词Special, Specific, Particular, Certain的区别
Special usually is used in the positive connotation to express something is better than others.
You are very special to me.
Birthday is special compared to an ordinary day for all of us.
Specific usually relates to detail or information. Something specific means something meets some special requirement or conditions.
Do you have any specific plans for this weekend?
Do you have any specific thing you want to talk about?
Particular usually implies something is not general, and it has some characteristics that make it unique than others in some way. It has kind of a negative connotation.
I don't like that particular clothes.
You can find him in that particular time almost every day.
Certain means to be sure about something.
The girl is certain the girlfriend he likes.
I am waiting for a certain person.