Pengertian, Penggunaan, dan Contoh Kalimat Adjective “Sure”

Pengertian Sure

Sure adalah adjective (kata sifat) yang berarti “certain; without any doubt” (yakin, tanpa keraguan). Kata yanf sering menempati posisi setelah linking verb ini (predicative adjective) dapat diikuti that-clause, infinitive, question word/whether, atau prepositional phrase “of/about + something”.

Contoh Kalimat Sure

No Contoh Kalimat Sure
1 Are you sure?
(Apakah kamu yakin)
2 I’m sure (that) he’s not a bad person.
(Saya yakin bahwa dia bukan orang jahat.) sure + that-clause
3 The team is sure to win the tournament.
(Tim tersebut yakin akan memenangkan turnamen tersebut.) sure + infinitive
4 I’m not sure how to pronounce his name.
(Saya tidak yakin bagaimana melafalkan namanya.) sure + question word
5 She is not sure whether her decision is right or wrong.
(Dia tidak yakin apakah keputusannya benar atau salah.) sure + whether
6 They aren’t really sure about that yet.
(Mereka belum benar-benar yakin tentang itu.) sure + about

Beberapa Idiom dengan Sure

Idiom Contoh Kalimat
be sure to do something
(digunakan untuk mengingatkan seseorang untuk melakukan sesuatu)
Be sure to turn off the light before you leave.
(Jangan lupa untuk mematikan lampu sebelum kamu pergi.)
for sure [informal]
(tanpa ragu)
There are chances for sure.
(Ada kesempatan-kesempatan pastinya.)
sure thing [informal]
(digunakan untuk mengatakan “yes” terhadap permintaan seseorang)
  • A: Can you help me fix this? (Dapatkah kamu membantu saya memperbaiki ini?)
  • B: Sure Thing (Ya)

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Semoga penjelasan materi sure ini bermanfaat dan mohon maaf jika ada kekurangan.

References:

  1. Sure. http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/sure_1. Accessed on December 7, 2016.
  2. Sure. http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/sure. Accessed on December 7, 2016.
  3. Be Sure to Do Something. http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/be-sure-to-do-something. Accessed on December 7, 2016.
  4. Sure Thing. http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/sure+thing. Accessed on December 7, 2016.

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2 thoughts on “Pengertian, Penggunaan, dan Contoh Kalimat Adjective “Sure””

  1. Dania Hasna Ningtyas says:

    Mba Wilma punya buku grammar seperti yang sudah tertulis di websitenya ini ga? Thanks infonya

    1. Wilma Yulia says:

      gak ada Dania :(

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