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Aturan dan contoh penggunaan adverb of certainty dalam kalimat


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Adverb of Certainty menyatakan seberapa yakin atau pastinya kita terhadap suatu kejadian/tindakan. Adverb of Certainty menjawab pertanyaan seperti: Yakin gak kamu? Seberapa yakin sih kamu? Beberapa Adverb of Certainty: certainly, definitely, probably, undoubtedly, clearly, obviously, maybe, perhaps.

Contoh:

  1. Certainly & definitely menyatakan kepastian. I will definitely come to your party next week. The problem can certainly be solved.
  2. Undoubtedly(baca: an-da-u-ted-li) menyatakan kepastikan yang tidak diragukan lagi. She is undoubtedly the worst cook in the world.
  3. Clearly & obviously menyatakan kepastian yang jelas terlihat/terbukti. This is clearly his handwriting. How can anyone read it?
  4. Probably, maybe, perhaps menyatakan ketidakyakinan/keraguan. Q: Will she come? A: Maybe. I'm not sure.

Dimana sih kita menempatkan adverb of certainty?

Adverbs seperti certainly, definitely, undoubtedly, clearly, obviously dan probably umumnya diposisikan di tengah kalimat.

  1. Adverbs of certainty bisa (1) diletakkan setelah tobe: ... tobe + Adverb. Cth: It is undoubtedly going to rain. It's so dark outside.
  2. Adverbs of certainty bisa (2) diletakkan setelah auxiliary verb: ... aux + adverb. Cth: It will probably rain later this evening.
  3. Adverbs of certainty bisa (3) diikuti dengan noun phrase: ... adverb + noun phrase. Cth: Today is definitely the gloomiest day ever.
  4. Adverb of certainty bisa (4) diikuti dengan verb: ... Adverb + verb. Cth: It will certainly rain today.
  5. Maybe & Perhaps (5) umumnya diletakkan di depan klausa. Cth: Maybe it won't rain. Perhaps the weather will improve later.