Common Combinations with Prepositions: Jenis dan Contoh Kalimatnya

Common Combinations with Prepositions: Jenis dan Contoh Kalimatnya

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Dalam bahasa Inggris banyak noun, verbs, dan adjectives yang umumnya diikuti oleh preposition yang spesifik. Namun, terdapat beberapa pengecualian untuk beberapa kata yang harus muncul dengan preposition tertentu. Untuk penjelasan lebih detailnya, silahkan teman-teman perhatikan ulasan dibawah ini.

Baca juga: Jasa Penerjemah Tersumpah

Baca juga: Kursus Bahasa Inggris Basic, TOEFL 600+ IELTS 8.5

1. Nouns + Prepositions

Common combinations:

Equivalent ofNumber ofExample of
Quality ofReason forException to
Pair ofSample ofPossibility of

Catatan: Nouns berikut ini dapat diikuti oleh of atau for.

  • Fear
  • Method
  • Hatred
  • Need
  • Means

Contoh kalimat:

  • The quality of this photograph is poor.
  • I saw a sample of her work and was quite impressed.
  • They have yet to discover a new method of/method for analyzing this information.

Baca juga: The Pronouns One and You: Aturan Penulisan dan Contoh Kalimat

2. Verbs + Prepositions

Decide onPlan onDepend on
Detract fromEngage inApprove of
Emerge fromPay forSucceed in
Participate inEscape fromMingle with
Confide inRemove fromRely on

Contoh kalimat:

  • Three dangerous criminals escaped from prison yesterday.
  • You can depend on Harry if you want the job done correctly.
  • He is going to participate in the demonstration next week.

3. Adjectives + Prepositions

Satisfied withFond ofAmenable to
Divorced fromIsolated fromInferior to
Guilty ofAfraid ofSimilar to
Interested inAccustomed toDifferent from

Contoh kalimat:

  • William is quite fond of cooking Oriental food.
  • My employer says she is not satisfied with my performance.
  • Margaret is afraid of large dogs.

Baca juga: Sequence of Tenses: Penjelasan dan Contoh Kalimatnya


Pyle, M. A., & Page, M. E. (1995). Cliffs TOEFL Preparation Guide. USA: Cliffs Notes Inc.

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