Pengertian dan Contoh Preposition of Quantity/Measure

Pengertian Preposition of Quantity/Measure

Preposition of quantity/measure adalah preposition (kata depan) yang menunjukkan hubungan “kuantitas” atau “ukuran” antara objek-nya dan kata-kata yang lain di dalam suatu kalimat.

Object of preposition yang digunakan dapat berupa noun (phrase), pronoun, atau gerund (phrase).

Prepositional phrase yang merupakan hasil gabungan preposition of quantity or measure dan object of preposition akan mampu menjawab pertanyaan seperti: How much? How long?

Contoh Kalimat Preposition of Quantity/Measure

Keterangan:

  • preposition of quantity or measure = bold
  • object of preposition = italic
Preposition of Quantity /Measure Contoh Kalimat Preposition of Quantity /Measure
for I just need to drive for ten miles to reach my cousin’s house.
(Saya hanya perlu berkendara sejauh sepuluh mil untuk mencapai rumah sepupu saya.)
She bought her computer for two hundred dollars.
(Dia membeli komputernya seharga dua ratus dollar.)
by You can buy our ropes by metre.
(Kamu bisa membeli tali-tali kami per meter.)
They don’t sell bananas by the kilo.
(Mereka tidak menjual pisang per kilo.)
It is often sold by the milligram.
(Itu sering dijual per miligram.)

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Semoga penjelasan materi preposition of quantity/measure ini bermanfaat dan mohon maaf jika ada kekurangan.

References:

  1. Prepositions: Definition and Usage. http://rwc.hunter.cuny.edu/reading-writing/on-line/prep-def.html. Accessed on January 29, 2015.
  2. Prepositions. http://www.isu.edu/success/writing/handouts/prepositions.pdf. Accessed on January 29, 2015.
  3. Basic Uses of Prepositions. http://www3.su.edu/cf/writing_center/resources/handouts/setii/prints/SETII1P.html. Accessed on January 29, 2015.

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