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Contoh kalimat bahasa Inggris menggunakan pola could have + past participle


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Kalimat bahasa Inggris dengan pola could have + past participle biasanya digunakan untuk menerangkan tentang kemungkinan yang dapat dilakukan seseorang pada masa lalu tetapi pada saat itu ia tidak melakukannya atau tebakan/dugaan tentang sesuatu yang akan terjadi dimasa lalu.

Penggunaan 1

Berikut ini beberapa contoh kalimat dengan pola could have yang diikuti dengan past participle.

Contoh kalimat:

  • I could have bought the book but I decided to save my money. (Saya memiliki cukup uang untuk membeli buku (di masa lalu) tetapi saya tidak membelinya.)
  • I could have stayed up late last night but I did not because I wanted to do my homework. (Semalam saya bisa saja begadang tetapi saya tidak begadang.)
  • He could have worked harder but he did not want to exhaust his energy so that he was fired. (Dia bisa/mampu bekerja tapi dia memilih untuk tidak bekerja keras.)
  • I could have finished my college this year but I wanted to focus on my work. (Saya mampu/bisa menyelesaikan kuliah saya, tapi tidak saya lakukan karena saya memilih bekerja.)

Penggunaan 2

Could have + past participle juga digunakan untuk menebak sesuatu yang terjadi di masa lalu. Dalam kasus ini, pembicara dalam posisi tidak menegtahui apakah yang ia katakan itu benar atau tidak - ia hanya sekadar berbicara tentang pendapatnya tentang apa yang mungkin terjadi. Berikut beberapa contohnya.

Contoh kalimat:

  • Andi did not come tho the class yesterday. He could have overslept. (Andi tidak masuk kelas kemarin. Mungkin dia tertidur.)

Penggunaan 3

Selain could have + past participle, terdapat pula variasi couldn’t have + past participle yang digunakan untuk menjelaskan sesuatu yang tidak mungkin dilakukan di masa lalu, bahkan jika anda ingin melakukannya. Berikut beberapa contohnya.

Contoh kalimat:

  • I could not have met him. His plane had flight before I came. (Saya tidak mungkin bisa menemuinya lagi saat itu.)
  • I could not have bought the book because it had been sold out. (Saya tidak mungkin lagi bisa membeli buku tersebut karena sudah habis terjual.)
  • I could not have submitted my homework. The deadline was yesterday. (Saya tidak mungkin lagi bisa mengumpulkan tugas karena tenggatnya kemarin.)

Demikianlah pembahasan tentang penggunaan could have + past participle, semoga bermanfaat.








Latihan soal could

 
Yesterday, Peter ____ do that exercise alone. So, he called me for help.
In 1900, people ____ watch TV.
When I was young, I ____ play the guitar: it was too difficult for me!
Her grandmother was bilingual: she ____ speak both English and Spanish.
We ____ open the door: it was locked from the inside!
Last Sunday, we ____ take any photos in the museum: it was forbidden.
In 1950, people ____ use mobile phones.
When his mother was young, she ____ skate but she can't do it any longer.
In 1945, people ____ play video games.
Mary's grandfather ____ play chess and he was the best!

 












Latihan soal participles

 
____ in a classy black Chanel dress, Camile became a sensation that evening.
Four of the ..... prisoners were caught by the police.
His bike has been stolen.
Police told him that his bike had been ____
Audrey found the story very amusing.
After ..... the assignment, I continue helping my mother cooking for dinner.
Listening to Mr. Anderson’s lecture is a tough job. The man is very ____. I’ll be surprised if you can keep your head straight after 15 minutes.
Having switched off the light, ____
Nobody has claimed the gold watch ____ in the dustbin. Honestly, I think the principal should just sell it and use the money tu fund our school renovation.
Having seen the movie, ____