Maybe / Perhaps (Adverb): Penggunaan dan Contoh Kalimat

Penggunaan Maybe dan Perhaps

Maybe dan perhaps merupakan sinonom. Dua kata ini digunakan ketika ingin menunjukkan bahwa sesuatu ada kemungkinan terjadi atau mungkin benar, namun speaker tidak merasa yakin.

Maybe seringnya menempati posisi awal atau akhir kalimat, sementara perhaps menempati awal, tengah, atau akhir kalimat. Perhaps sedikit lebih formal dari maybe.

Lihat juga:

beberapa posisi maybe dan perhaps (adverb) di dalam kalimat: *maybe/perhaps + S + verb *S + verb + maybe/perhaps *S + verb + perhaps + adverb *S + modal verb + perhaps + adverb *S + verb "be" + perhaps + subject complement

beberapa posisi maybe dan perhaps (adverb) di dalam kalimat

Contoh Kalimat Maybe dan Perhaps dan Artinya

  1. Maybe he’ll come back.
    (Mungkin dia akan kembali.)
  2. Maybe we can grab coffee later and catch up.
    (Mungkin kita bisa minum kopi nanti dan mengobrol.)
  3. A: Will you cancel the payment? B: Maybe.
    (Apakah kamu akan membatalkan pembayaran tersebut? Mungkin.)
  4. I’m not certain about the weather forecast, but maybe we should bring umbrellas just in case.
    (Saya tidak yakin dengan ramalan cuaca, tapi mungkin kita harus membawa payung untuk berjaga-jaga.)
  5. We could plan a road trip for the weekend, explore a new town, maybe.
    (Kita bisa merencanakan perjalanan darat untuk akhir pekan, menjelajahi kota yang lain, mungkin.)
  6. Perhaps you should consider taking a break to relax and recharge.
    (Mungkin kamu harus mempertimbangkan istirahat untuk bersantai dan memulihkan tenaga.)
  7. Perhaps he’s lost your phone number.
    (Mungkin dia telah kehilangan nomor teleponmu.)
  8. She is, perhaps, the most qualified candidate for this position.
    (Dia mungkin kandidat yang paling layak untuk posisi ini.)
  9. A: Are you going to the party tonight? B: I don’t know. Perhaps.
    (Apakah kamu akan ke pesta malam ini? Saya tidak tahu. Mungkin.)
  10. The answer to the problem is not clear, but perhaps further analysis will reveal it.
    (Jawaban atas permasalahan ini tidak jelas, namun mungkin analisis lebih lanjut akan mengungkapnya.)

References:

  1. Maybe or Perhaps? https://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/maybe-or-perhaps. Accessed on December 9, 2016.
  2. Maybe. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/maybe. Accessed on December 5, 2016.
  3. Maybe. http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/maybe. Accessed on December 4, 2016.
  4. Maybe. http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/maybe. Accessed on December 9, 2016.
  5. Perhaps. http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/perhaps. Accessed on December 9, 2016.
  6. Perhaps. http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/perhaps. Accessed on December 9, 2016.

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