Positive Degree

Soal Degrees of Comparison

Pengertian Positive Degree

Positive degree adalah adjective (kata sifat) atau adverb (kata keterangan) dalam bentuk sederhana.

Contoh kalimat positive degree (adjective): My pumpkin isn't as big as yours. (Labu saya tidak sebesar labumu.)
contoh kalimat positive degree (adjective)

Perbandingan pada Positive Degree

Positive degree merupakan satu dari tiga degrees of comparison (selain comparative dan superlative degree). Degree of comparison merupakan bentuk adjective atau adverb yang menunjukkan perbandingan. Pada comparative dan superlative degree, bentuk sederhana dari adjective dan adverb berubah mengikuti pola tertentu, lain halnya dengan positive degree yang tetap dalam bentuk sederhana.

Contoh Positive Degree

Positive Degree Comparative Degree Superlative Degree
adjective
easy easier easiest
beautiful more beautiful most beatiful
difficult more difficult most difficult
easy easier easiest
fast faster fastest
many, much, some more most
tired more tired most tired
adverb
carefully more carefully most carefully
fast faster fastest
gently more gently most gently
much more most
quickly more quickly most quickly

Untuk menyatakan perbandingan, positive degree harus berada di dalam correlative conjunction as … as.

Contoh Kalimat Positive Degree

Positive Degree Contoh Kalimat Positive Degree
Adjective The task is not as difficult as you imagine.
(Tugas itu tidak sesulit yang kamu bayangkan.)
Asking for forgiveness isn’t always as easy as saying, “I’m sorry”.
(Meminta maaf tidak selalu semudah mengatakan, “Maafkan saya”.)
I think I have as many friends as him.
(Saya pikir saya memiliki teman sebanyak dirinya.)
Adverb He drives as carefully as my father in the residential area.
(Dia menyetir sehati-hati ayah saya di kawasan perumahan.)
I can’t  drive as fast as they want.
(Saya tidak dapat mengemudi secepat yang mereka inginkan.)
I don’t travel as much as my brother.
(Saya tidak bepergian sebanyak saudara laki-laki saya.)
My new assistant can write reports as quickly as we can.
(Asisten baru saya dapat menulis laporan secepat kita.)

Soal Degrees of Comparison

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References:

  1. Adjectives. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/adjectives.htm. Accessed on September 18, 2013.
  2. Adverbs: degrees of comparison. http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/factsheet/en26adve-l1-f-adverbs-degrees-of-comparison. Accessed on September 18, 2013.
  3. Many – Definition and Synonyms. https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/many. Accessed on October 24, 2018.
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