Adverb of Time: Pengertian dan Contoh Kalimat Bahasa Inggris

Pengertian Adverb of Time

Adverb of time adalah adverb (kata keterangan) yang digunakan untuk menyatakan waktu terjadinya suatu kegiatan atau peristiwa.

When merupakan kata tanya yang dapat digunakan untuk mengajukan pertanyaan untuk menunjukkan adverb of time.

Lihat juga:

Contoh kalimat adverb of time (kata keterangan waktu): I saw her yesterday. (Saya bertemu dengannya kemarin.)

contoh kalimat adverb of time (kata keterangan waktu)

  • A: When did you last see her?
    (Kapan kamu terakhir berjumpa dengannya?)
  • B: Yesterday.
    (Kemarin.)

Posisi Adverb of Time di dalam Kalimat

Adverb of time mungkin dapat menempati beberapa posisi di dalam kalimat, antara lain:

sebelum verb (kata kerja)

  • Tita finally told me what happened that day.
    (Tita akhrinya mengatakan kepada saya apa yang terjadi hari itu.)

diantara auxiliary verb dan main verb, atau setelah auxiliary verb yang pertama

  • That table has already been booked.
    (Meja itu sudah dipesan.)
  • They’ve already booked the table.
    (Mereka sudah memesan meja itu.)

di akhir atau awal kalimat

  • Today we see climate change everywhere.
    (Saat ini kita menjumpai perubahan iklim di mana-mana.)
  • I’m not cooking today.
    (Saya tidak akan memasak hari ini.)

Lihat juga:

Contoh Adverb(ial) of Time

Selain adverb, prepositional phrase seperti since … dan before … dapat pula menyatakan waktu. Adverb dan prepositional phrase yang menyatakan waktu tersebut disebut adverbial of time. Berikut beberapa contohnya.

  • two days ago (dua hari lalu),
    a month ago (satu bulan lalu)
  • already (sudah)
  • before dark, before midnight (sebelum gelap, sebelum tengah malam)
  • early (awal; sebelum waktunya)
  • finally (akhirnya; setelah waktu yang lama)
  • from … to/until … (dari…sampai)
  • in the 20th century (abad keduapuluh), in the past (di masa lalu)
  • last tuesday/week/month/year (selasa/minggu/bulan/tahun lalu)
  • later (nanti)
  • next week/month/year (minggu/bulan/tahun depan)
  • now (sekarang)
  • recently (baru saja)
  • since 1983 (sejak 1983), since yesterday (sejak kemarin)
  • then (pada saat itu (di masa lalu atau masa depan))
  • today (hari ini, pada saat ini)
  • tomorrow (besok), tomorrow morning (besok pagi)
  • tonight (malam ini)
  • yesterday (kemarin), yesterday morning/afternoon/night (kemarin pagi/siang/malam

Contoh Kalimat Adverb(ial) of Time

  1. I met her two days ago.
    (Saya bertemu dengannya dua hari lalu.)
  2. I received a package from Clara last week.
    (Saya menerima paket dari Clara minggu lalu.)
  3. Sorry, I can’t talk right now. I’m driving.
    (Maaf, saya tidak dapat berbicara sekarang. Saya sedang menyetir.)
  4. He recently discovered that his committed partner has been deceiving him.
    (Dia baru-baru ini menemukan bahwa rekannya yang berkomitmen telah menipunya.)
  5. The factory has operated since 1983.
    (Pabrik tersebut telah beroparasi sejak 1983.)
  6. She was poor then.
    (Dia miskin pada saat itu.)
  7. They’re arriving tomorrow.
    (Mereka akan tiba besok.)
  8. It rained heavily yesterday afternoon, but tonight the sky is clear.
    (Hujan lebat kemarin siang, tapi malam ini langit cerah.)

References:

  1. Adverb Placement. http://faculty.washington.edu/marynell/grammar/AdverbPl.html. Accessed on December 3, 2012.
  2. Adverbs. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/adverbs.htm. Accessed on November 3, 2018.
  3. Adverbs. http://webhome.broward.edu/~ydaniels/powerpoints/Adverbs.ppt. Accessed on December 3, 2012.
  4. Already – Definition and Synonyms. https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/already. Accessed on November 3, 2018.
  5. Definition of finally adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/finally. Accessed on November 3, 2018.
  6. Today. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/today. Accessed on November 3, 2018.
  7. Meaning of “then” in the English Dictionary. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/then. Accessed on November 3, 2018.
  8. Adverbs of Time. https://www.thefreedictionary.com/Adverbs-of-Time.htm. Accessed on November 3, 2018.

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17 thoughts on “Adverb of Time: Pengertian dan Contoh Kalimat Bahasa Inggris

  1. babon  

    Min what is the english of “finally, I get the English article I have been looking for” what min ??

  2. Wilma Yulia  

    Halo Julia..maaf baru balas 🙁

    * Finally dan eventually sama-sama dapat bermakna

    after a long time, especially when there has been some difficulty or delay https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/finally

    Posisi eventually bisa di awal, tengah, atau akhir kalimat, sementara finally tidak umum di akhir kalimat (https://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/finally-at-last-lastly-or-in-the-end).

    Eventually, I did get better and returned to work.
    I am sure that we’ll succeed eventually.
    Her constant campaigning eventually got her the nomination. Eventually, I did get better and returned to work. http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/eventually

    * Finally yang digunakan di awal kalimat yang berisi poin atau ide terakhir:

    We use finally or lastly, not eventually, to refer to the last item in a list or the last point in a discussion:

    Finally, I think that the best way of facing and dealing with situations like these, is, as I have mentioned, to be diplomatic, nice, patient, sensible and to show respect.

    Not: Eventually, I think that the … https://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/common-adverbs/eventually

    Semoga membantu 🙂

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