Flesh Out / Flush Out: Pengertian, Contoh Kalimat, dan Soal

Pengertian dan Penggunaan Flesh Out dan Flush Out

Flesh out dan flush out adalah phrasal verb (kombinasi antara verb dengan adverb dan/atau preposition) yang pelafalannya mirip namun maknanya berbeda.

To flesh something out berarti “to give substance or to make fuller” (memberi substansi atau membuat lebih penuh); sedangkan to flush something (or someone) out berarti “to drive someone or something to leave a hiding place” (memaksa sesuatu atau seseorang meninggalkan tempat persembunyian) dan to flush out something berarti “to clean/remove something with a flow of water” (membersihkan/menyingkirkan sesuatu dengan aliran air).

flesh out vs. flush outContoh Kalimat Flesh Out dan Flush Out dan Artinya

  1. The writer needs to flesh his writing out with four more senses.
    (Kamu sebaiknya mengisi tulisanmu dengan tambahan empat indera.)
  2. Should we flesh out our plan?
    (Haruskah kita menyempurnakan rencana kita?)
  3. We need to flesh out the details of the project before presenting it to the team.
    (Kita perlu menyempurnakan detail proyek sebelum mempresentasikannya kepada tim.)
  4. The initial concept for the marketing campaign is good, but we need to flesh it out with more specific strategies.
    (Konsep awal kampanye pemasaran sudah bagus, namun kita perlu menyempurnakannya dengan strategi yang lebih spesifik.)
  5. I bought a nonresidual insecticide spray to flush cockroaches out.
    (Saya membeli spray insektisida tanpa residu untuk mengusir kecoa.)
  6. Water helps flush out toxins from your body.
    (Air membantu membersihkan racun-racun dari tubuhmu.)
  7. After the heavy rain, the city’s drainage system worked efficiently to flush out excess water and prevent flooding.
    (Setelah hujan lebat, sistem drainase kota bekerja secara efisien untuk membuang kelebihan air dan mencegah banjir.)

Contoh Soal Flesh out vs. Flush out

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  1. Did the teacher tell you to ... your five-paragraph essay?

    1. flesh out
    2. flush out

    Your answer:

  2. Scientists believe Montmorency juice could ... harmful acids and proteins in the blood.

    1. flesh out
    2. flush out

    Your answer:

  3. You should ... each of your body paragraphs.

    1. flesh out
    2. flush out

    Your answer:

  4. He ... rats out nesting in holes in his backyard by filling up them with water.

    1. fleshed
    2. flushed

    Your answer:

  5. Contact your local water company to ... sediments out of your water pipes.

    1. flesh
    2. flush

    Your answer:

  6. It's time to ... these plans with specific action goals.

    1. flesh out
    2. flush out

    Your answer:

  7. Our marketing strategy needs to be ... with timetables.

    1. fleshed out
    2. flushed out

    Your answer:

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References:

  1. Complement and Compliment. http://grammar.about.com/od/alightersideofwriting/a/Flesh-Out-And-Flush-Out.htm. Accessed on August 13, 2015.
  2. Flesh Out/Flush Out. https://public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/flesh.html. Accessed on August 12, 2015.
  3. Flush Out/Flesh Out. http://www.merriam-webster.com/top-ten-lists/top-10-commonly-confused-words-vol-2/flush-out-flesh-out.html. Accessed on August 12, 2015.
  4. Flush Out. http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/flush+out. Accessed on August 13, 2015.
  5. Flush sb/sth out. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/flush-sb-sth-out. Accessed on August 13, 2015.
  6. Flesh sth out. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/flesh-sth-out. Accessed on August 13, 2015.
  7. Flush (out) something. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/flush-out-something. Accessed on January 5, 2016.
  8. Flesh out. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/flesh–out. Accessed on January 4, 2015.
  9. Flesh out. http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/flesh-out. Accessed on January 4, 2015.
  10. Flesh out. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/flesh+out. Accessed on January 4, 2015.
  11. Flesh out. http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/flesh+out. Accessed on January 4, 2015.
  12. Flush out. http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/flush-out. Accessed on January 5, 2015.

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