Imply / Infer (Verb)

Pengertian Imply dan Infer

Imply dan infer adalah verb (kata kerja bahasa Inggris). Imply berarti “to suggest (something) without saying it directly” (memberi kesan (tentang sesuatu) tanpa mengatakannya secara langsung), sementara infer berarti “to reach a conclusion based on known facts” (menarik kesimpulan berdasarkan fakta-fakta yang diketahui).

Menggunakan infer untuk menggantikan imply dianggap tidak benar oleh banyak orang, namun ini terjadi umumnya pada spoken English (informal).

pengertian imply dan infer (verb)
pengertian imply dan infer (verb)

Contoh Kalimat Imply dan Infer

No Contoh Kalimat Imply dan Infer
1 His words implied agreement.
(Kata-katanya menyiratkan persetujuan.)
2 Are you implying that it was my mom’s fault?
(Apa kamu sedang menyiratkan bahwa itu kesalahan ibu saya?)
3 Your true feelings can be easily inferred from your body language.
(Perasaanmu yang sesungguhnya dapat disimpulkan dengan mudah dari bahasa tubuhmu.) passive construction
4 I inferred from her remarks that he was unhappy with his career choice.
(Saya simpulkan dari kata-katanya bahwa dia dia tidak senang dengan pilihan karirnya.)

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References:

  1. Imply or Infer? http://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/imply-or-infer. Accessed on May 26, 2017.
  2. Imply. http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/imply. Accessed on September 11, 2018.
  3. Imply. http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/imply. Accessed on May 26, 2017.
  4. Infer. http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/infer. Accessed on May 26, 2017.
  5. Infer. http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/infer. Accessed on May 26, 2017.
  6. Infer. https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/infer. Accessed on May 26, 2017.
  7. Meaning of “imply” in the English Dictionary. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/imply. Accessed on September 11, 2018.
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