be about to (phrase)

Pengertian Be About to

Be about to (am/is/are about to) merupakan frasa yang digunakan untuk membicarakan hal-hal yang akan terjadi atau dilakukan dengan sangat segera.

contoh kalimat be about to dan artinya: It looks like it's about to rain. (Kelihatannya akan segera turun hujan.)
contoh kalimat be about to dan artinya

Pada past tense, be (was/were) about to mengarah pada hal-hal yang akan terjadi namun pada akhirnya tidak terjadi. Be about to sering digunakan dengan adverb of time just.

Contoh Kalimat Be About to

No Contoh Kalimat Be About to
1 I’m just about to go for lunch. I will call you later.
(Saya akan segera pergi untuk makan siang Saya akan menghubungimu nanti.)
2 The show is about to begin. Please silence your cell phone.
(Pertunjukan akan segera dimulai. Tolong matikan suara ponsel anda.)
3 We were about to leave the coffee shop when he arrived.
(Kami hampir meninggalkan kedai kopi ketika dia tiba.)
4 I was about to text you back but my battery died.
(Saya hampir membalas pesanmu namun baterai saya habis.)

Related Posts:

References:

  1. Be expressions (be able to, be due to). http://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/be-expressions-be-able-to-be-due-to#be-expressions-be-able-to-be-due-to__6. Accessed on October 16, 2016.
  2. Be About to Do Something. http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/be-about-to-do-something. Accessed on October 16, 2016.
Semoga bermanfaat dan mohon maaf jika ada kekurangan.
Posted by Wilma Yulia

4 thoughts on “be about to (phrase)”

    1. I’m so sorry Basori..I just found out that you left a comment when I checked on the spam folder. I don’t know why your comment was marked as spam :(
      Thanks for your kind words. They mean a lot to me :) Wishing you all the good luck in the world!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *