Impersonal Verb: Pengertian dan Contoh Kalimat Bahasa Inggris

Pengertian Impersonal Verb

Impersonal verb adalah kata kerja yang digunakan bersama indeterminate subject (subjeknya tak tentu) atau tanpa subject dan menyatakan aksi yang tidak dilakukan oleh subject (agent-nya tidak jelas). Di dalam bahasa Inggris, subjek tak tentu biasanya impersonal pronoun “it”.

Contoh impersonal verb antara lain: rain, thunder, dan snow. Ada pula pernyataan tanpa subjek seperti: “methinks” yang berarti “it seems to me” dan “lists” yang berarti “it pleases me”.

Lihat juga:

Contoh Kalimat Impersonal Verb dan Artinya

  1. It snowed in the past three days.
    (Turun salju dalam tiga hari lalu.)
  2. It will snow in the mountains later this evening.
    (Akan turun salju di pegunungan nanti malam.)
  3. Is it raining cats and dogs in your city right now?
    (Apa sedang hujan lebat di kotamu sekarang?)
  4. It is raining heavily, so you might want to bring an umbrella.
    (Hujannya deras, jadi mungkin kamu mau membawa payung.)
  5. If it thunders in the winter, will it snow within 10 days?
    (Jika bergemuruh di musim dingin, akan turun salju dalam 10 hari?)
  6. She said that she had to go home because it was growing dark.
    (Dia mengatakan bahwa dia harus pulang ke rumah karena mulai gelap.)
  7. It is cold. You should wear a jacket and scarf.
    (Dingin. Kamu sebaiknya memakai jaket dan syal.)
  8. It seems that there are high winds approaching from the west.
    (Tampaknya ada angin kencang yang mendekat dari arah barat.)
  9. It feels like autumn has arrived early this year.
    (Rasanya musim gugur telah tiba lebih awal tahun ini.)
contoh kalimat bahasa Inggris impersonal verb dan artinya: It was foggy this morning, affecting visibility on the roads. (Pagi ini berkabut sehingga mengganggu jarak pandang di jalan.)

contoh kalimat bahasa Inggris impersonal verb dan artinya

Lihat juga:

References:

  1. Encyclopedic Graded Grammar Vol 1. http://books.google.co.id/… Accessed on March 16, 2014.
  2. What is an impersonal verb? http://www-01.sil.org/linguistics/GlossaryOflinguisticTerms/WhatIsAnImpersonalVerb.htm. Accessed on March 16, 2014.
  3. Impersonal Verb. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Impersonal+verb. Accessed on March 17, 2014.
  4. Impersonal. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impersonal. Accessed on March 17, 2014.
  5. Impersonal. http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/impersonal. Accessed on March 17, 2014.
  6. Impersonal Verbs. http://www.testden.com/toefl/english-grammar-for-students/Impersonal-Verbs.html. Accessed on March 17, 2014.

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