flesh out / flush out (phrasal verb)

Soal Flesh Out vs. Flush Out

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 outBeberapa Contoh Kalimat Flesh Out dan Flush Out

Verb Contoh Kalimat
Flesh Out The writer needs to flesh his writing out with four more senses.
(Kamu sebaiknya mengisi tulisanmu dengan tambahan empat indera.)
Should we flesh out our plan?
(Haruskah kita menyempurnakan rencana kita?)
Flush Out I bought a nonresidual insecticide spray to flush cockroaches out.
(Saya membeli spray insektisida tanpa residu untuk mengusir kecoa.)
Water helps flush out toxins from your body.
(Air membantu membersihkan racun-racun dari tubuhmu.)

Soal Flesh Out vs. Flush Out

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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. http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/flush-sb-sth-out. Accessed on August 13, 2015.
  6. Flesh sth out. http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/flesh-sth-out. Accessed on August 13, 2015.
  7. Flush (out) something. http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/flush-out-something. Accessed on January 5, 2016.

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