Accept / Except: Pengertian, Contoh Kalimat, dan Soal

Pengertian dan Penggunaan Accept dan Except

Accept dan except adalah dua kata yang sangat mirip dalam pengucapan ending-nya, namun maknanya sangat berbeda, hampir bertolak belakang. Dua kata ini kerap membingungkan banyak orang dalam penggunaannya.

Dalam modern Englishaccept (ek-sept) hanya berfungsi sebagai verb. Berbeda dengan except (ik-sept) yang dapat berfungsi sebagai preposition dan conjunction juga. Sebagai verb,  accept bermakna “to receive” (menerima), sedangkan except (ik-sept) bermakna “to exclude” (mengecualikan, meniadakan). Penggunaan except sebagai verb lebih jarang daripada sebagai dua part of speech lainnya. Biasanya pada formal context.

Sebagai prepositionexcept bermakna “but” (kecuali), sedangkan sebagai conjunction kata ini bermakna “unless” (jika tidak).

accept vs. exceptContoh Kalimat Accept dan Except dan Artinya

  1. The home-based business can’t accept payments online.
    (Usaha rumahan itu tidak dapat menerima pembayaran secara online.) verb
  2. Please accept my apology.
    (Tolong terima permintaan maaf saya.) verb
  3. They all have been to Bali except me.
    (Mereka semua sudah pernah ke Bali kecuali saya.) preposition
  4. He used to eat everything except meat.
    (Dia dulunya makan apapun kecuali daging.) preposition
  5. I would have paid off all my debts except I got fired last month.
    (Saya akan telah melunasi semua hutang jika saya tidak diberhentikan bulan lalu.) conjunction
  6. Some data were excepted from the report.
    (Beberapa data ditiadakan dari laporan tersebut.) verb

Contoh Soal Accept dan Except

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  1. I wish to block all calls ... for those in my contact list.

    1. accept
    2. except

    Your answer:

  2. The online auction and shopping website no longer ... paypal.

    1. accepts
    2. excepts

    Your answer:

  3. If he offered you the job, would you ... it?

    1. accept
    2. except

    Your answer:

  4. Everyone was excited to taste the desserts ... me.

    1. accept
    2. except

    Your answer:

  5. He's just ... a job offer, and another job that's better comes along.

    1. accepted
    2. excepted

    Your answer:

  1. Nothing can't stop you to be better ... you allow it.

    1. accept
    2. except

    Your answer:

  2. People who work from home were ... from the survey.

    1. accepted
    2. excepted

    Your answer:

  3. Bitcoin is now ... at over 38 million merchants worldwide.

    1. accepted
    2. excepted

    Your answer:

  4. The gymnasium is open daily ... holidays.

    1. accept
    2. except

    Your answer:

  5. I've never declined to ... a gift.

    1. accept
    2. except

    Your answer:

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References:

  1. Accept or except? http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2013/12/accept-or-except/. Accessed on August 25, 2014.
  2. Accept, Except, and Expect. http://grammar.about.com/od/words/a/AcceptExcept.htm. Accessed on August 25, 2014.
  3. Except. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/except. Accessed on August 25, 2014.
  4. Accept. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/accept. Accessed on August 25, 2014.
  5. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/affect_except_options.htm. Accessed on August 25, 2014.
  6. Except. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/except. Accessed on August 25, 2014.
  7. Accept. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accept. Accessed on January 15, 2016.
  8. U.S. Issued Bitcoin Debit Card Launched by Shift. https://news.bitcoin.com/shift-introduces-first-us-bitcoin-debit-card/. Accessed on January 15, 2016.
  9. Accept. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/accept. Accessed on January 15, 2016.
  10. Except. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/except. Accessed on January 15, 2016.
  11. Except. http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/except. Accessed on January 15, 2016.

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