Penggunaan kata “that”

Padanan kata “that” dlm bhs Indonesia ada beberapa macam

A Sebagai pronoun atau determiner.

  1. itu”  Whose car is that? Mobil siapa itu.
  2. mengekpresikan kekaguman atau persetujuan
    “Here’s the picture”” “Oh, that’s cute” “Ini fotonya” “Wah begitu lucunya”
    ”Wave bye-bye, Ian. That’s it! Lambaikan tangan. Nah begitu
  3. bahwa” Is it true that the Nelsons are moving? Apa benar bahwa Nelson pindh?
  4. yang”  Have you gotten the letter that I sent you? Apa kamu sdh terima surat yang saya kirim padamu?

B  Sebagai adverb

begitu”  Her boyfriend is handsome but he’s not that tall. Pacarnya tampan tetapi tdk begitu tinggi.

Selain digunakan dalam relative clause sepeti contoh diatas that juga digunakan untuk tujuan-tujuan lain. Satu kegunaan lainnya adalah sebagai conjunction. Namun ketika digunakan sebagai conjunction, “that” kadang bersifat pilihan dan kadang bersifat wajib.

That biasanya bersifat pilihan setelah say, tell, think, believe

  • Anne said that she had written the report. Or Anne said she had written the report.
  • He told me that he had a lot of works to do. Or He told me he had a lot of work to do.
  • I think that it is better if you stay here. Or I think it is better if you stay here.
  • We believe that she is going to be a good tennis player. Or  We believe she is going to be a good tennis player.

“That” keharusan setelah: declare, mention, report, state,

  • Yansen mentioned that he is going to be retired next month.
  • Democratic Party declared that Mr Bambang will be the sole candidate of the party for the next .
  • The Meteorology Center reported that there will be heavy rain in the next couple of weeks.presidency election.
  • The president stated that he is not going to run for the next presidential election.
About these ads

About binhom

English book writer
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s