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Contoh-contoh penggunaan gerund dalam berbagai posisi pada kalimat bahasa Inggris

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fikri
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Bagaimana contoh penggunaan gerund dalam berbagai posisi pada kalimat bahasa Inggris?

Kalau sebelumnya sudah dijelaskan pengertian gerund dan sedikit contohnya, maka berikut ini adalah contoh penggunaan gerund dalam kalimat bahasa Inggris yang bervariasi.

Sebagai kata benda, gerund dapat menempati posisi noun, diantaranya menempati posisi sebagai subject, object dan complement.

1.  Gerund as Subject (Gerund sebagai Subjek)

  • Reading is my hobby.
  • Swimming is my favorite sport.
  • Listening to music makes me happy.

2.  Gerund as Object (Gerund sebagai Objek)

  • Shinta and Shanti like singing.
  • Renata enjoys dancing.
  • They enjoy playing cards.

3.  Gerund as Complement (Gerund sebagai komplemen)

  • Her favorite hobby is dancing.
  • His favorite sport is canoeing.
  • My job is writing the script.

4.  Gerund after Preposition (Gerund setelah Preposisi)

  • I am tired of reading encyclopedia.
  • Thanks for coming.
  • We have to eat this pizza before leaving.
  • Are you interested in learning English?
  • We talked about going to Bandung.
  • I am used to* speaking loudly.
  • You object to* signing this letter.
  • She is looking forward to* hearing good news.
  • I am accustomed to* sleeping late on the weekend.
    *to dalam kalimat tersebut adalah preposition, jadi harus diikuti oleh gerund. Ada 4 preposition ‘to’ yang diikuti oleh gerund diantaranya: be used to, object to, be looking forward to, be accustomed to.

Verb (kata kerja) yang Diikuti oleh Gerund

Ada beberapa verb (kata kerja) tertentu yang diikuti oleh gerund, diantaranya:

admit apreciate avoid consider
continue defer delay deny
detest dislike enjoy escape
excuse face finish forgive
imagine keep mind miss
notice postpone practice prevent
quit resent resist risk
suggest stop understand mention
can't help can't stand    

Contoh kalimat verb (kata kerja)  yang diikuti gerund:

  • He admitted stealing the ring.
  • We will continue studying soon.
  • I enjoy spending time at home.
  • Don’t give up! Keep fighting!
  • Let’s practice speaking for the final test.
  • I can’t stop watching movie.

Semoga bermanfaat 🙂

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radit
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thanks fikri 🙂

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