Collocations: Pengertian, Jenis, dan Contoh Kalimatnya

Collocations: Pengertian, Jenis, dan Contoh Kalimatnya

Halo Scholars!!

Dalam bahasa Inggris, terdapat yang namanya collocation. Collocation adalah pasangan kata yang sering kali digunakan bersama. Kombinasi ini akan terdengar natural untuk native speakers, namun untuk mereka yang belajar bahasa Inggris, kombinasi kata ini seperti sulit untuk dipelajari. Padahal memahami tentang collocation adalah bagian penting dari mengenali kosakata dalam sebuah bahasa.

Baca juga: Jasa Penerjemah Tersumpah

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

Contoh collocations:

  • Fast cars
  • Fast food

Selain itu dalam collocation terdapat juga grammatikal aspek yang membahas tentang beberapa cara untuk mengungkapkan highly, utterly, bitterly, dan deeply. Perhatikan contoh berikut ini:

1. Highly

Collocation: (un)likely, unusual, successful, competitive, profitable, effective, controversial, dan recommend.

Contoh kalimat:

  • It is highly unlikely that I’ll finish my work on time.
  • Julia’s highly unusual behavior began to worry her parents.

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

2. Absolutely dan utterly

Collocation: ridiculous, stupid, impossible, wrong, alone, appalled, convinced, devastated, dan miserable.

Contoh kalimat:

  • It was an absolutely stupid comment to make.
  • The whole area was utterly devastated after the earthquake.

3. Bitterly, deeply, ridiculously, dan strongly

Collocation:

Bitterly: disappointing/disappointed, resent, criticize, regret, complain, cry, dan weep

Contoh kalimat: I was bitterly disappointed when I failed the exam.

Collocation:

Deeply: ashamed, concerned, shocked, committed, moved, affected, hurt (of feelings), regret, care, religious, dan unhappy

Contoh kalimat: Professor McDellvit was always deeply committed to her students.

Collocation:

Ridiculously: cheap, expensive, easy, low, highly, long, short, small, large, dan early

Contoh kalimat: The restaurant was ridiculously expensive. I don’t think we’ll go there again.

Collocation:

Strongly: oppose, influence, believe, deny, recommend, support, condemn, suggest, feel, argue, dan object

Contoh kalimat: I would strongly recommend that you learn a foreign language.

Nah sekarang coba teman-teman Scholars buat kalimat kalian sendiri menggunakan collocation di atas. See you!!

Baca juga: Common Combinations with Prepositions: Jenis dan Contoh Kalimatnya

Author:
Lintang Indira Nadianti
lintangindira19@gmail.com
IG: lintang_indira

References:
Michael McCarthy, F. O. (2017). English Collocations in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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