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Sunday, December 28, 2014

CONFUSED WORDS DALAM BAHASA INGGRIS

Contoh kalimat, confused words dalam bahasa Inggris. Banyak sekali penggunaan kata seperti kata penghubung, kata keterangan, kata ganti dan sebagainya yang salah atau kacau (confused) diterapkan dalam bahasa inggris. Beberapa contoh kasus penggunaan kata yang sering kacau, tidak tepat (confused) dalam kalimat bahasa Inggris dan sering kita jumpai.


AS & LIKE

AS: SEPERTI
Salah: You don't play the game like he does.
Benar: You don't play the game as he does.

LIKE: SEPERTI
Salah: She doesn't look as her mother.
Benar: She doesn't look like her mother.

As adalah kata penghubung yang diikuti kata benda, atau kata ganti (sebagai subyek) ; sedangkan like adalah kata sifat yang diikuti oleh kata benda atau kata ganti (sebagai obyek).

Contoh lain:
Do as I say.
Do it like this.
He works as a servant (he is a servant).
He works like a servant (He is not a servant).


SO & SUCH

SUCH: Sedemikian

Salah: I have never seen so large animal before.
Benar: I have never seen such a large animal before.

Catatan:
So adalah kata keterangan yang menjelaskan kata sifat atau kata keterangan lain ; sedangkan such adalah kata sifat yang menerangkan kata benda.

Contoh lain:
He is so busy that he can't leave the office.
He is such a busy man that he can't leave the office.


FOOL & FOOLISH

FOOL: Orang bodoh
Salah: He said to me: You are fool.
Benar: He said to me: You are a fool.

FOOLISH: Bodoh.
Salah: He said to me: You are a foolish.
Benar: He said to me: You are foolish.

Catatan: Fool adalah kata benda yang harus dinyatakan dengan kata sandang; sedangkan foolish adalah kata sifat.


BECAUSE OF & DUE TO

BECAUSE OF: Karena
Salah: He was absent due to illness.
Benar: He was absent because of illness.

DUE TO: Karena
Salah: His absence was because of his illness.
Benar: His absence was due to his illness.

Catatan: Because of adalah kata sambung; sedangkan due to adalah kata sifat.

Contoh lain:
The play was cancelled because of rain.
The cancellation of the game was due to a heavy rain.


ALTHOUGH & IN SPITE OF

ALTHOUGH: meskipun, walaupun
Salah: Although sick, he came to school.
Benar: Although he was sick, he came to school.


IN SPITE OF: meskipun, walaupun

Salah: In spite of he was sick, he came to school.
Benar: In spite of his sickness, he came to school.

Catatan: Although diikuti oleh noun/pronoun (sebagai subyek): sedangkan in spite of diikuti oleh noun/gerund.

Contoh lain:
Although he was tired, he went on working.
In spite of being tired, he went on working.


LOSE & LOOSE

LOSE: hilang
Salah: Be careful not to loose your money.
Benar: Be careful not to lose your money.

LOOSE: lepas, dilepas

Salah: The horse was lose in the field.
Benar: The horse was loose in the field.

Catatan: Lose adalah kata kerja, sedangkan loose adalah kata sifat.


AS FAR AS & UNTIL

AS FAR AS: Sampai
Salah: Go until the station and turn right.
Benar: Go as far as the station and turn right.

Catatan: until (sampai, hingga) hanya digunakan untuk waktu.

Contoh lain:
I had to walk as far as the main street.
We waited for him until 12 a.m. last night.
I can't finish this work until next week.


BEEN & GONE

BEEN: berada (pernah pergi)
Salah: Have you ever gone to Bali?
Benar: Have you ever been to Bali?

Salah: Father has gone to Bali twice.
True: Father has been to Bali twice.

Catatan:
Been menyatakan bahwa suatu ketika pernah berada/ pergi ke Bali (sekarang tidak lagi berada di Bali).

Perkecualian:
Father has gone to Bali. (Ayah sedang berada di Bali atau sedang dalam perjalanan menuju Bali).


FORGOT & LEFT

Salah: I forgot your book at home.
Benar: I left your book at home.

Catatan:
Forgot melupakan sesuatu dalam alam pikiran; sedangkan left artinya meninggalkan (lupa untuk membawa).


EVER & ONCE

EVER: pernah
Salah: I ever went abroad.
Benar: I once went abroad.

Catatan: ever tidak digunakan dalam kalimat positif, maka sebagai gantinya digunakan kata once (suatu ketika).

Contoh:
I once met a man named Ardyan.
I once drank champagne.

Sampai disini dahulu, Contoh kalimat, confused words dalam bahasa Inggris, semoga bisa berjumpa kembali dilain kesempatan.

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