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Macam-macam fungsi preposition 'of' dan contoh kalimatnya


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Of merupakan preposition (kata depan) biasanya merangkai kata benda atau frase benda yang satu dengan kata benda atau frase benda yang lain. Rangkaian yang terbentuk setidaknya memiliki empat makna yakni:

1. kepemilikan

  • the title of the book (judul [dari] buku)
  • the language of the Indonesian people (bahasa [dari] bangsa Indonesia)

2. limitatif

  • hapiness of gathering together (kebahagiaan [dalam] berkumpul bersama)
  • clarity of explanation (kejelasan [dalam] menerangkan)

3. sifat/keadaan

  • a substance of great benefit (zat yang besar manfaatnya)
  • a gem of great value (permata yang sangat berharga)
  • effort of no avail (usaha yang tidak ada hasilnya)

4. bagian

  • of the three students, Prabu is the tallest, (di antara/dari ketiga siswa)
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