put your foot down

Pengertian “put your foot down”

Put your foot down (put one’s foot down) adalah frasa bahasa Inggris yang bermakna “to use your authority in order to stop something happening” (menggunakan kewenanganmu untuk menghentikan sesuatu terjadi).

Frasa ini pada British English dapat pula berarti “to make a car go faster” (membuat mobil berjalan lebih cepat) dimana sifatnya informal.

contoh kalimat put your foot down dan artinya: If you don't put your foot down, we're going to be late. (Jika kamu tidak mengemudi lebih cepat, kita akan terlambat.)
contoh kalimat put your foot down dan artinya

Contoh Kalimat “put your foot down”

No Contoh Kalimat “put your foot down”
1 You can’t just let your kids do what they wants; you’ll have to put your foot down.
(Kamu tidak bisa hanya membiarkan anak-anakmu melakukan apa yang mereka inginkan, kamu akan perlu menolaknya.)
2 I wanted to travel alone, but my parents put their foot down.
(Saya ingin bepergian sendirian, tapi orang tua saya tidak mengizinkannya.)
3 If she didn’t want the responsibility, then she should have put her foot down and insisted.
(Jika dia tidak menginginkan tanggungjawab tersebut, maka dia seharusnya menolaknya dan bersikeras.)
4 The highway was empty, so I asked the driver to put his foot down.
(Jalan raya sepi jadi saya meminta supir mempercepat kecepatan mobil.)

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References:

  1. put your foot down – definition and synonyms. https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/put-your-foot-down. Accessed on July 7, 2019.
  2. put foot down. https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/put+foot+down. Accessed on July 7, 2019.
  3. Meaning of put your foot down in English. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/put-your-foot-down. Accessed on July 7, 2019.
  4. Definition of ‘put your foot down’. https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/put-your-foot-down. Accessed on July 7, 2019.
  5. put your foot down. https://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/put-your-foot-down. Accessed on July 6, 2019.

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