Imply / Infer (Verb): Pengertian dan Contoh Kalimat Bahasa Inggris

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 dan Artinya

  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. His silence seemed to imply agreement with the proposal.
    (Diamnya sepertinya menyiratkan persetujuan terhadap usulan tersebut.)
  4. The advertisement subtly implies that their product is superior to others on the market.
    (Iklan tersebut secara halus menyiratkan bahwa produk mereka lebih unggul daripada produk lain di pasar.)
  5. Her raised eyebrow implied skepticism about his story.
    (Alisnya yang terangkat menyiratkan skeptisisme terhadap ceritanya.)
  6. Her raised eyebrow implied skepticism about his story.
  7. Your true feelings can be easily inferred from your body language.
    (Perasaanmu yang sesungguhnya dapat disimpulkan dengan mudah dari bahasa tubuhmu.) passive construction
  8. 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.)
  9. From her body language, I could infer that she was feeling uncomfortable in the situation.
    (Dari bahasa tubuhnya, saya dapat menyimpulkan bahwa dia merasa tidak nyaman dengan situasi tersebut.)
  10. His sarcastic tone led me to infer that he was not pleased with the decision.
    (Nada sarkastiknya membuat saya menyimpulkan bahwa dia tidak senang dengan keputusan tersebut.)

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References:

  1. Imply or Infer? https://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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