Inilah Perbedaan As dan Like Yang Wajib Anda Ketahui (Part 2)

 As dan like sering membingungkan karena keduanya dapat digunakan untuk perbandingan. Namun, ada perbedaan penting, maka perhatikan penjelasan dibawah ini

  1. Memberikan contoh

Anda dapat menggunakan like atau such as untuk memberi contoh.

Contoh:

  • You could try a team sport like football, basketball or hockey.
  • You should take something soft, such as a towel, to lie on.
  1. Berbicara tentang pekerjaan atau fungsi

Anda dapat menggunakan as + noun untuk membicarakan tentang pekerjaan atau fungsi sesuatu. 

Contoh:

  • I worked as a shop assistant for two years.
  • He used his coat as a blanket to keep warm.
  1. As untuk menghubungkan dua frasa

as dapat digunakan sebagai konjungsi untuk menghubungkan dua frasa dan memiliki arti yang berbeda.

as = ‘because’

  • All the tickets were sold out as we got there too late.
  • As the road was closed, I had to park on the next street.

as = ‘while’ atau ‘during the time that’

  • She called as I was getting out of the bath.
  • As they were arriving, we were leaving.

as = ‘in the way that’

  • As we expected, it started to rain.
  • As you know, classes restart on 15 January.
  • As I said, I think this project will be a challenge.

** Note: bahwa dalam pembicaraan informal, orang kadang mengatakan like seperti ‘in the way that’.

  • Like I said, I didn’t know her.

Semoga bermanfaat,

PS. Belum pernah ada Ebook sepraktis ini. Panduannya yang jelas dan mudah dipahami apalagi banyak ilustrasi pendukungnya jadi bikin makin pinter berbahasa Inggris. Duh senangnyaa…

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