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Contoh kalimat menggunakan kata 'because', 'because of', 'due to', 'since', dan 'as'


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Pada dasarnya, ‘because, because of, due to, since, & as’ digunakan sebagai penghubung (conjunction) dalam kalimat sebab-akibat, berarti karena.

‘Because’ digunakan u/ menghubungkan induk kalimat & anak kalimat sehingga biasanya setelah penggunaan ‘because’ diikuti o/ klausa (terdiri dari S & V).

‘Because’ juga digunakan ketika ingin menekankan pada sebab sesuatu terjadi, biasanya penyebab tersebut merupakan informasi baru, belum diketahui banyak orang.

Contoh: He blushed because he knew he had been caught out.

Penggunaan ‘because’ dan ‘for’ memiliki maksud yang sama. Akan tetapi ‘because’ bersifat lebih formal daripada ‘for’. ‘For’ tidak pernah digunakan di awal kalimat.


Sementara itu ‘since’ & ‘as’ digunakan jika penyebab sesuatu terjadi tersebut tidak begitu penting atau sudah diketahui banyak orang.

Contoh: As it is raining again, we have to stay at home for a while. Since it is raining again, we have tp stay at home for a while.


‘Because of’ & ‘due to’ biasanya diikuti oleh kata benda, berbeda dengan ‘because’ yang harus diikuti klausa yang terdiri dari S & V.

‘Because of’ menerangkan kata kerja, sedangkan ‘due to’ menerangkan kata benda dan biasanya diikuti oleh verb to be (is,am, are, was, were).

Contoh: - I lost my appetite because of a stomachache. - My loss of appetite was due to a stomachache.




Latihan soal because

I came here ____ I want to talk to you.
Sorry! I am late ____ the traffic.
She got the best grades ____ she had worked hard.
Paul had a terrible accident ____ he was driving fast.
He couldn't run ____ his old age.
Leila left early ____ she was tired.
The meeting was postponed ____ the bad weather.
They were looking for a Japanese restaurant ____ they wanted to eat sushi for dinner.
Their new product didn't sell well ____ its poor quality.
I couldn't attend the meeting ____ I was very ill.

 



























Latihan soal since or for

 
Leila has been a nurse ____ 1999.
We haven't met ____ our last year at high school.
Where have you been working ____ you had your master's degree?
I have been teaching ____ a long time.
He has had his new laptop ____ a month.
I have lived in London ____ three years.
What have you been doing ____ you left your last job?
The kids have been on vacation ____ two weeks.
The shop has been closed ____ Monday.
He has known her ____ they were five years old.