Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Despite, In Spite Of & Although, Even though, Though

“Despite”, “In Spite Of” & “Although”, “Even though”, “Though”, semuanya memiliki m,akna yang sejenis yaitu “ meskipun”.

Meskipun memiliki makna yang sejenis tetapi penggunaannya dalam kaliamt lisan (spoken) dan tertulis (written) sangat sekali berbeda.
Lantas dimanakah letak perbedaannya ?

Perhatikan ulasan singkat di bawah.

“Despite” dan “in spite of” selalu diikuti oleh kata benda (noun) tepat sesudahnya.
Contoh :
Despite the heavy rain, he went to school.
Atau
In spite of the heavy rain, he went to school.

Sedangkan “Although”, “Though”, dan “Eventhough” selalu diikuti oleh SUBJEK + KATA KERJA (VERB) tepat sesudahnya.

Contoh :

Although it rained hard, he went to school.
Atau
Eventhough it rained hard, he went to school.
Atau
Though it rained hard, he went to school.

Semoga bermanfaat uraian singkat pembahasan materi ini.
Selamat belajar.

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