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.

Preposition diikuti objek (object of preposition) yang dapat berupa noun (kata benda) atau noun phrase (frasa kata benda). Gabungan antara preposition dan objeknya tersebut disebut prepositional phrase. Prepositional phrase of quantity akan mampu menjawab pertanyaan seperti: How much? How long?

Preposition of quantity antara lain: for dan by.

Contoh Kalimat Preposition of Quantity/Measure

No Contoh Kalimat Preposition of Quantity /Measure
1 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.) preposition + noun phrase
2 She bought her computer for two hundred dollars.
(Dia membeli komputernya seharga dua ratus dollar.) preposition + noun phrase
3 You can buy our ropes by metre.
(Kamu bisa membeli tali-tali kami per meter.) preposition + noun
4 They don’t sell bananas by the kilo.
(Mereka tidak menjual pisang per kilo.) preposition + noun phrase
5 It is often sold by the milligram.
(Itu sering dijual per miligram.) preposition + noun phrase

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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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