Soal Eminent vs. Imminent

Materi Eminent vs. Imminent

Eminent dan imminent merupakan adjective (kata sifat) yang hampir sama pelafalannya namun tidak dapat digunakan interchangeably (dapat dipertukarkan) karena berbeda maknanya.

Eminent bermakna “famous or respected” (terkenal atau terhormat) atau “conspicuous, outstanding or noteworthy” (menonjol, luar biasa, atau patut diperhatikan), sedangkan imminent bemakna “impending” (akan segera terjadi).

8 Contoh Soal Eminent dan Imminent

Pilihlah kata yang tepat untuk melengkapi kalimat di bawah ini.

  1. Polar bears are in … danger of extinction.

  2. Many … philosophers lived in French.

  3. The victims deserve to be treated with … fairness.

  4. A financial crisis is …

  5. Benjamin Franklin was both an … statesman and clever inventor.

  6. An agreement between the two governments appears to be …

  7. He had … skill in mechanics and mathematics.

  8. The walls and ceilings are in danger of … collapse.

Jawaban

  1. imminent
  2. eminent | famous or respected
  3. eminent | conspicuous, noteworthy, or outstanding
  4. imminent
  5. eminent | famous or respected
  6. imminent
  7. eminent | conspicuous, noteworthy, or outstanding
  8. imminent

Materi Eminent vs. Imminent

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References:

  1. Eminent. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  2. Imminent. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  3. Eminent. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/eminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  4. Eminent. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/eminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  5. Imminent. http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/imminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  6. Imminent. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/imminent. Accessed on July 21, 2015.
  7. Eminent and Imminent: Answers to Practice Exercises. http://grammar.about.com/od/alightersideofwriting/a/eminentgloss_2.htm. Accessed on July 21, 2015.

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