For / During (Preposition)

Pengertian For dan During

For dan during adalah preposition (kata depan) yang digunakan untuk menyatakan waktu (time expression). Keduanya kata ini dapat berarti “selama”.

Walaupun for/during sama-sama dapat berarti “selama”, namun penggunaannya sangat berbeda.

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Penggunaan dan Rumus For dan During

For

For digunakan dengan periode waktu (period of time) untuk menyatakan durasi (berapa lama) sesuatu terjadi. Period of time berupa noun phrase.

for + period of time (noun phrase)

Contoh forperiod of time:

  • for an hour
  • for three days
  • for two weeks
  • for a long time
  • for many years

During

During digunakan dengan noun (atau noun phrase) untuk menyatakan kapan sesuatu terjadi.

during + noun / noun phrase

Contoh duringnoun (phrase):

  • during class
  • during the summer
  • during World War II
  • during the meeting
  • during the sand storm

Preposition ini khusus digunakan ketika dua hal terjadi pada waktu yang sama.

Contoh Kalimat For dan During

No Contoh Kalimat For dan During
1 She has been driving for an hour through the rain.
(Dia telah mengemudi selama satu jam melalui hujan.)
2 We only talked on the phone for five minutes.
(Kita hanya berbicara di telepon selama lima menit.)
3 They have lived in this small town for more than a year.
(Mereka telah tinggal di kota kecil ini selama lebih dari satu tahun.)
4 The student was falling asleep during class.
(Siswa itu sedang tertidur selama pelajaran.)
5 She will be very fussy during the meeting.
(Dia akan sangat cerewet selama pertemuan tersebut.)
6 My windows were protected during the sand storm.
(Jendela-jendela saya dilindungi selama badai pasir tersebut.)

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Table of Contents:

  1. Preposition of Time
  2. During vs. For

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References:

  1. Prepositions of Time — for, during, while. http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/490/grammar/prepositions-time-for-during-while.htm. Accessed on February 15, 2013.
  2. Preposition Use – for / while / during. http://esl.about.com/od/grammarintermediate/a/prepositions_for_while_during.htm. Accessed on February 15, 2013.
  3. Understanding When, While, and During. http://people.rit.edu/kecncp/Courses/Materials/Grammar/When,While,During.doc. Accessed on February 15, 2013.

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