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IDIOM

After all
All of sudden
As well
At all
At this point
Be about to
Be better of
Be broke
Be in charge of
Be out of
Be out of shape
Be to blame
Be touch and go
Be up and about
Be up to someone
Be used to
Break into
Brush up on
By heart
By the way
Call of
Catch up
Come up with
Count on someone
Cut down on
Do ones best
Do something over
Do without
Dress up
Drop of
Even so
Every other
Fall behind
Fall in love

Lagipula
Tanpa diduga-duga, tiba-tiba
Juga
Sama-sekali
Pada saat ini, sekarang ini
Akan, mau
Lebih baik
Bokek, tidak punya duit
Bertanggung jawab atas
Kehabisan
Dalam keadaan buruk
Bertanggung jawab atas (keburukan)
Tidak menentu
Aktif kembali setelah sakit
Terserah pada (seseorang)
Terbiasa, biasa
Masuk dengan mendobrak
Mempelajari (sesuatu) kembali, mereview
Dalam hati, dengan menghafalkan
Ngomong-ngomong
Membatalkan
Jadi tidak ketinggalan
Menemukan cara, idea tau rencana
Tergantung pada (seseorang)
Mengurangi
Melakukan yang terbaik
Melakukannya kembali
Hidup tanpa
Memakai, mengenakan
Menitipkan, mengirimkan
Akan tetapi, meskipun begitu
Setiap jengkal
Ketinggalan, telat akan
Jatuh cinta

Find fault with


Find out
Foot the bill
From now on
Get along with
Get away with
Get in touch with
Get lost
Get over
Get rid of
Get together
Give someone a
hand
Give up
Go Dutch
Go out
Go to pieces
Had better
Have got
Have on
Hold up
How about
In advance
In the long run
In time
Keep an eye on
Keep someone
company
Keep + (v-ing)
Let go of
Let someone down
Let someone know
Look forward to
Lose ones temper
Make ends meet
Make friends
Make fun of

Mengkritik
Mempelajari, mendalami
Membayar
Untuk saat ini dan seterusnya
Mempunyai hubungan baik dengan
Bersalah dan tidak ditahan akan
Berkomunikasi, menelepon
Tersesat
Sembuh dari
Menyelesaikan
Bersama-sama, bertemu
Membantu seseorang
Berhenti melakukan (sesuatu)
Situasi dimana setiap orang membayar makanannya
sendiri
Pergi ke pesta, bioskop, restoran atau aktifitas
lainnya.
Kehilangan kendali
Seharusnya
Mempunyai, memiliki
Mengenakan, memakai
Merampok menggunakan senjata
Bagaimana dengan
Sebelumnya
Pada akhirnya
Tepat waktu
Mengawasi
Menemani
Tetap, terus
Melepaskan,
Mengecewakan seseorang
Menginformasikan
Berencana
Sangat marah
Mempunyai banyak duit untuk hidup
Menjadi teman
Bercanda, menertawakan

Make sense
Make up
Make up ones mind
Mix up
No wonder
Not to mention
On purpose
On second thought
Out of ones way
Pick up
Put of
Quite a bit of
Quite a few
Right away
Run into
See eye to eye
Show up
Sleep on
Stand out
Take advantage of
Take after
Take it easy
Take ones time
Take place
Take turns
Tell apart
Think over
Try on
Used to (verb)
Whats the matter
Would rather

Masuk akal
Menjadi teman kembali setelah bertengkar, balikan
Memutuskan
Membuat bingung
Tidak mengherankan bahwa
Juga
Dengan sengaja
Setelah dipikir-pikir kembali
Jauh dari
Membawa, mengevakuasi
Menunda, mengganti di lain waktu
Banyak
Banyak
Seketika
Kebetulan ketemu
Setuju
Sampai, muncul
Menunda, menunggu hari berikutnya
Terkenal dengan
Memanfaatkan
Mirip
Santai
Melakukan dengan pelan
Terjadi
Ganti giliran
Mengetahui perbedaan
Mempertimbangkan dengan matang
Mencoba, menguji
Terbiasa (pada masa lalu)
Ada masalah apa? Ada apa?
Lebih suka

Contoh-contoh Idiom Bahasa Inggris Amerika diatas, lihat di bawah


ini:
1.
Lets go to a movie. After all, its Saturday night
2.
All of sudden, a little girl ran in front of the truck
3.
David speak English, Arabic, and French as well
4.
The doctor told him not to eat any sugar at all
5.
At this point, Ive saved five hundred dollar for may vacation
6.
The baby was about to fall down the stairs when I caught her
7.
I will be better of when I move into my new apartment
8.
I paid all my bills and now Im broke
9.
Mrs. Baker is in charge of the familys finances
10. I cant make sandwiches because were out of bread
11. He is out of shape because he doesnt exercise
12. George is to blame for his poor grades. He never studies
13. It was touch and go, but the plane landed safely
14. Carol has been very sick. It will be a long time before shes up and about
15. We can meet tomorrow or Wednesday. It is up to you
16. Juan is from Colombia, so hes used to hot weather
17. Burglars broke into the warehouse and stole $20,000 worth of appliances
18. I need to brush up on the rules before we play bridge
19. An actor must learn his lines by heart
20. The meeting will be next Tuesday. By the way, Mr. Hughes will be there
21. We called of our party because of the storm
22. I missed two weeks of class. Ill have to work hard to catch up
23. The president asked his advisors to come up with a plan for improving
relations with the unions
24. Sandra counts on her neighbor to drive to work
25. Joan cut down on eating in restaurants to save money
26. I do my best to finish my work
27. The doctor couldnt believe the results of the blood test, so
he did it over to be sure
28. We did without electricity and running water on our camping trip
29. We usually dress up for weddings and funerals
30. Ill drop of your shoes at the repair shop tomorrow

31. Jane is overweight. Even so, shes very attractive


32. I call my sister every other week
33. The child fell behind in learning to read, so the teacher gave him extra
help
34. Joe fell in love with Karen soon after he met her
35. Whenever he goes to a restaurant, Mr. Higgins finds fault with the food
and service
36. He was very happy when he found out he got an A on the exam
37. Our supervisor footed the bill for the office picnic
38. I promise to write you a letter every week from now on
39. Mrs. Cooper asked her children to stop fighting and try to get along
witheach other
40. They never found the bank robber. He got away with his crime
41. You get in touch with me by telephone. My number is 549-2985
42. Its easy to get lost in a strange city
43. Patty was bitten once and has never gotten over her fear of dogs
44. I finally get rid of my sons baby clothes last week. Hes fourteen now
45. I got together with my friends on my birthday
46. Let me give you a hand with those packages
47. Frank had to give up swimming because of an ear infection
48. I often eat lunch in a restaurant with my friends and we always go Dutch
49. Mel likes to go out and have a good time
50. Mr. Wilson went to pieces when the fire destroyed his house
51. You had better drive more carefully
52. We have got a lot of bills to pay
53. Al felt strange because he had on a suit and the others had on jeans
54. Several men held up the passengers on the train
55. How about fish for dinner?
56. I made my appointment with the doctor two weeks in advance
57. In the long run, its a good idea to save a little money every week
58. I like to get up in time to take a shower before I leave for school
59. Kathy asked her roommate to keep an eye on the cake in the oven while
she took a bath
60. Please come in the kitchen and keep me company while I cook dinner
61. I keep forgetting to buy shampoo. I must do it today
62. Mark let go of the books and they fell to the floor
63. My cousin let me down when he didnt come to my wedding

64. If you let me know what time your train will arrive, Ill meet you at the
station
65. Shes looking forward to having her baby next month
66. The director lost his temper and shouted at the actors
67. Louise has to work at two jobs to make ends meet
68. Margaret makes friends everywhere she goes
69. The boys make fun of the dogs long ears
70. It makes sense to buy a small car. You will save money on gas
71. Children usually make up with their friends quickly after fights
72. Sally made up her mind to study engineering
73. The mailman sometimes mixed up my neighbors mail and mine
74. You were at the beach all day. No wonder you are sunburned
75. I like to read biographies and mysteries, not to mention science fiction
76. The Crawfords were very angry when they learned that the neighbors son
had hit their cat on purpose
77. On second thought, the Franklins decided not to join the club
78. I drove twenty miles out of my way to take Helen home
79. The rescue helicopter picked up seven of the passenger after the plane
crash
80. Ill have to put of buying a new coat until I have more money
81. Weve prepared quite a bit of flood for our guests
82. There were quite a few people at the reception
83. I couldnt see the doctor right away. I had to wait
84. I ran into an old friend on the train this morning
85. Mr. and Mrs. OConnor see eye to eye on everything except politics
86. The reporters were disappointed when the movie star didnt show up for
the interview
87. The major asked the city council to sleep on the plane and to vote on it
the next day
88. Leonardo da Vinci stood out as an artistic and scientific genius
89. We should take advantage of the sale and buy furniture now
90. Linda takes after her mother. They are both tall and thin
91. We like to take it easy on Sundays
92. I like to take my time when I prepare dinner for guests
93. American presidential elections always take place in November
94. Young children have to learn to take turns with
each other when
playing games

95. Dan and his brother sound so much alike that I cant tell their voice apart
96. Its a good idea to spend some time thinking it over before you get
married
97. You should try on shoes before you buy them
98. He used to work in a department store, but now hes a bank teller
99. Whats the matter with the baby? Shes crying all day
100.
I would rather go to the ballet than to the opera

Kata-Kata Bahasa Inggris Gaul/Slang Language


Sehari-hari
Soof
Artinya: Sumpah deh atau Beneran!
Contoh:
Person A: I dont believe you.
Person B: Soof!
Cray Cray
Artinya: So crazy/ Gile bener
Contoh:
Mischa, you are cray cray!
Salty
Artinya: Angry with someone/thing that is annoying ( Marah karena telah
mengganggu)
Contoh: Budi is so salty, his attitude so bad!
Turn Up

Artinya: Getting loose/wild/ or when party started (Pesta dimulai)


Contoh: There a party in Afgan home, we will turn up tonight!
Swerve
Artinya: pengganti kata swag (tell someone to go away)
Contoh: please, swerve!
Yolo
Artinya: Hidup itu Cuma sekali loh
Contoh: Do what you want, yolo!
Selfie
Artinya: Mengambil foto kita sendiri
Contoh: Lets ,Budi,Shinta, we take a selfie photos!
Hashtag
Artinya: ungkapan untuk tanggar di sosmed
Contoh: #iloveyou
Down
Artinya:manggut-manggut atau setuju
Contoh:
A:Do you come to the party?
B:Down
Hella
Artinya: sangat
Contoh: She is hella beautiful
Soft
Artinya:Lelah atau terlalu takut
Contoh: I have a tired all the time syndrtome.Soft!

Rocket
Artinya: Seseorang yang menarik
Contoh: Look that girl, she is so rocket actress!
Guap
Artinya: Kaya/Banyak uang
Contoh: Dont worry Budi, I have a lot of guap now!
Unreal
Artinya:Sangat keren
Contoh: It is an unreal photos ever!
Kudos
Artinya: hormat.
Kalimat: So kudos!
Bottom Line
Artinya: Poin utama/ benang merah.
Contoh: Budi,Look at the bottom line, that is on that case
Diss
Artinya: mulai tidak hormat
Kalimat: respect! Dont diss him!
Dig
Artinya: Menyukai sesuatu
Contoh: I dig your style
Budge Up
Artinya: menggeser orang lain.
Contoh: You cover my seat, budge up!
Chin Wag

Artinya: Ngobrol lama


Contoh: She is so nice. I sent to chat with her , Chin wag together!
Cram
Artinya: Belajar serius /system kebut semalam
Contoh: I cram to get great mark on Math.

Kalimat atau Ekspresi


Slang
Bullshit
Catch
someone
handed

Arti
Omong kosong.

red-

Menangkap basah seseorang.

Cmon guys, dont be


mad. Im just kidding

Ayolah teman, jangan


Aku cuma bercanda.

Dont have kittens

Jangan gugup.

Dont screw up on this


stupid issue

Jangan meributkan
seperti ini.

Drop it

Sudahlah, lupakan saja.

Eat shit and die, man


(sangat kasar)

Tutup mulut.

Get off my ass (sangat


kasar)

Sudahlah,
menggangguku.

marah.

soal

Get off my back


Get off my case
Get out of it

Sudahlah, lupakan saja.

Get the drift?

Mengerti?

kecil

jangan

Have
punch-up
some one

with

He is crazy about her

berkelahi dengan seseorang.


Dia tergila-gila padanya.

He is stuck on her
Hes such a fuckhead

Dia memuakkan.

I catch up to you

Nanti aku menyusul.

Im in deep shit

Aku sedang kesulitan.

Im in hot water
Im in trouble
Im screwed

Saya benar-benar kacau.

Im sucked
Im scared shitless

Aku takut sekali.

Im sticking my neck out


for nothing

Aku berharap terlalu muluk.

Ill keep
crossed

Saya akan doakan semoga


berhasil. (Misalnya ada kawan
yang
sedang
ngejar-ngejar
cewek, kemudian kita ucapkan:
oke deh, kudoakan semoga
berhasil).

my

fingers

It has really pissed me


out, get on my case

Benar-benar menjengkelkan.

Idiot box

Televisi.

Kiss my ass

Cium
bokongku
menantang).

Life is a bitch

Hidup memang tidak mudah.

Life sucks and then you


die
Make your own sandwich

Masa bodoh.

(ucapan

Must have got up on the


wrong side of bed

Mimpi apa semalam.

No hassle

Tidak apa-apa.

O Gee

Oh Tuhan.

Rob someone blind

Merampok
habisan.

She drives me crazy

Dia membuat ku gila.

seseorang

habis-

She drives me mad


she drives me nuts
She gets me hot
She is so beautiful that I
would walk over a mile
of broken glass

Dia begitu cantiknya sehingga


aku mau melakukan apa saja
untuk mendapatkannya.

She is gorgeous that Id


give my right arm for her
She is prime meat that
Id do anything for her
She really turns me on

Dia benar-benar menggairahkan


aku.

Spit it out

Cepat katakan.

The shit is going to hit


the fan

Bakal jadi rame nih.

Toasted

Sangat mabuk
sadrkan diri).

To hell with her

Persetan dengan dia

VIP

Singkatan
Person.

Wasted

Mabuk (karena minuman).

Drunk

(sampai

dari Very

tak

Important

pissed
Wuss

Pengecut / penakut.

Yadda Yadda Yadda

Punya arti sama dengan Blaaa...


Blaaa... Blaaa...
(Biasanya diekspresikan untuk
sesuatu yang membosankan dan
kurang menarik).

You gotta kick the habit


Youve got
dessert

your

Kamu
harus
kebiasaan itu.

just Kamu
sudah
balasanmu.

menghentikan
menerima

You look like shit

Kamu kusut sekali.

Zillionaire

Orang yang sangat kaya sekali.

Zone out

Kehilangan semua konsentrasi.

KATA MUTIARA BAHASA INGGRIS

Ignorance is the curse of God, knowledge is the wing where with we


fly to heaven.
William Shakesphere
Ada 3 kalimat untuk menjadi sukses : lebih tau dari orang lain, kerja lebih dari
orang lain, dan berharap kurang dari orang lain.
Three sentences for getting success: know more than others, work
more than others and expect less than other
William Shakesphere

Seseorang seharusnya tidak mengabaikan keluarganya demi bisnis.


A man should never neglect his family for business.
Walt Disney
Semua impian kita dapat menjadi nyata, jika kita memiliki keberanian untuk
mengejarnya.
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue
them.
Walt Disney
Perbedaan antara menang dan kalah yang paling sering adalah Tidak berhenti
The difference in winning and losing is most often .. not quitting .
Walt Disney
Mengerjakan sesuatu yang tidak mungkin itu menyenangkan.
It s kind of fun to do the impossible.
Walt Disney
Cara untuk memulai adalah dengan berhenti berbicara dan memulai melakukan
sesuatu.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Walt Disney
Semua mimpi kita bisa menjadi kenyataan, bila kita memiliki keinginan untuk
mengejarnya.
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue
them.
Walt Disney
Mimpi hari ini adalah dasar dari realitas hari esok
Today s dream is the foundation of tomorrow s reality
Unknown
Rahasia dari kehidupan adalah bukan melakukan apa yang kamu suka, tetapi menyukai
apa yang kamu lakukan.

The secret of life is not to do what you like but to like what you do.
Unknown

Untuk mendapatkan sesuatu yang belum anda miliki, anda harus melakukan sesuatu y
ang belum pernah anda lakukan.
To get something you never had, you have to do something you
never did.
Unknown
Jika kamu mampu menarik berat badanmu sendiri, kamu mampu menarik 5 persen lagi.
If you can pull your own weight, you can pull 5 percent more.
Proverb
Bagi seekor semut, beberapa tetes air hujan adalah Banjir.
To the ant, a few drops of rain is a flood.
-Proverb
Saat paling bahagia dalam hidupku sedikitnya adalah saat aku menghabiskan waktu
dirumah dalam pelukan keluargaku.
The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have
passed at home in
the bosom of my family.
Thomas Jefferson
Apakah anda tahu siapa anda sebenarnya? Jangan tanyakan. Lakukanlah! Perbuatan a
nda akan menggambarkan dan menentukan siapa anda.
Do You Know Who You Are? Don t ask. Act! Action will delineate and
define you.
Thomas Jefferson
Saya sangat percaya pada keberuntungan dan saya menemukan semakin keras saya
bekerja, semakin saya mendapatkan banyak keberuntungan.
I m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I
have of it.
Thomas Jefferson
Tidak ada pengganti dari kerja keras.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Thomas A. Edison

Aku belum mengalami kegagalan. Aku hanya menemukan 10.000 cara yang tidak
berhasil.
I have not failed. I ve just found 10,000 ways that won t work.
Thomas A. Edison
Orang kaya fokus ke apa yang mereka inginkan, sementara orang miskin fokus ke apa
yang tidak mereka inginkan.
Rich people focus on what they want, while poor people focus on
what they don t want.
T.Harv Eker, Secrets of Millionaire Mind
Orang kaya fokus ke apa yang mereka inginkan, sementara orang miskin fokus ke ap
a yang tidak mereka inginkan.
Rich people focus on what they want, while poor people focus on
what they don t want.
T.Harv Eker, Secrets of Millionaire Mind
Orang-orang kaya dan sukses berorientasi ke solusi. Mereka menghabiskan waktu dan
energi untuk menyusun strategi dan perencanaan untuk tantangan yang muncul, dan
menciptakan sistem yang memastikan bahwa masalah terjadi lagi.
Rich and successful people are solution-oriented; they spend their
time and energy strategizing and planning the answers to
challenges that come up, and creating systems to make certain that
problem doesn t occur again.
T. Harv Eker, Secrets of Millionaire Mind
Kekuatiran seperti halnya menaruh bayangan raksasa pada hal yang kecil
Worry gives a small thing a big shadow
Swedish proverb
Cintailah aku di saat-saat aku paling tidak layak untuk dicintai, karena saat itulah aku
sangat membutuhkan untuk dicintai.
Love me when I least deserve it, because that is when I need it the
most!
Swedish Proverb
Kasihilah orang lain saat ia sedang tampak tidak layak mendapatkannya karena
sesungguhnya itulah saat terbaik baginya untuk merasakan cinta

Love me when I least deserve it, because that s when I really need
it.
Swedish Proverb
Percakapan adalah olahraga pikiran, gosip hanya latihan lidah
Conversation is excercise of the mind, gossip is just exercise of the
tongue
Rev Run
Orang bijak mengatakan, bukan karena kurangnya kasih yang merusak perkawinan / hu
bunga, tapi karena kurangnya persahabatan
A wise man said. It s not a lack of love that ruins a
marriage/relationship it s a lack of friendship
Rev Run
Suami dan Istri melihat kedalam cermin. Istri berkata: apa yang kau lihat? Suami
menjawab Sisa Hidup Saya
Husband and Wife looking in the mirror. Wife says what do you see?
Husband replay
The rest of my life.
Rev Run
Belajarlah mendayung sampanmu sendiri.
Learn to paddle your own canoe.
-Proverb
Daripada mengeluh bahwa mawar itu penuh duri, bergembiralah bahwa semak duri itu
memiliki bunga mawar.
Instead of complaining that the rosebush is full of thorns, be happy
that the th
orn bush has roses.
Proverb
Berbaik hatilah pada sesama karena setiap orang yang kita temui sedang menghadapi
perjuangan yang lebih berat.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.

Pengertian dan Contoh Kalimat Idiom Bahasa


Inggris dan Artinya
Pengertian Idiom
Idiom adalah kelompok kata yang dirangkai dengan susunan tertentu dimana
artinya tidak dapat ditebak dari arti kata-kata penyusunnya secara
terpisah.Idiom bahasa Inggris sering muncul pada bagian Listeningpada tes TOEFL.
Cara untuk dapat memahaminya adalah dengan mengenal dan menghapalkannya.

Arti dan Contoh Kalimat Idiom Bahasa Inggris


Abjad A
Conto
h
Idiom

Arti

Contoh Kalimat Idiom Inggris

Inggri
s
a good
deal of

banyak

There are a good deal of luxury cars.


(Disana ada banyak mobil mewah.)

a lot
of

banyak

She collected a lot of dolls.


(Dia mengoleksi banyak boneka.)

a man
of the
world

orang yang
selalu
memenuhi
janji

She hopes her future husband is a man of


the world.
(Dia berharap suaminya kelak adalah
orang yang selalu memenuhi janji.)

about
to

hampir/seg
era

The show is about to begin.


(Pertunjukan hampir dimulai.)

after
all

bagaimana
pun juga

After all, Bima still loves his wife and son.


(Bagaimanapun juga, Bima masih
mencintai istri dan anaknya.)

after
ones
own
heart

sesuai
dengan
keinginan
hatinya

Jim always does anything after his own


heart.
(Jim selalu melakukan apapun sesuai
dengan keinginan hatinya.)

all
along

dari semula

I had known all along that she was a


widow with two son.
(Aku sudah tau dari semula bahwa dia
seorang janda dengan dua anak.)

all of a
sudde
n

tiba-tiba

He was destitute all of a sudden.


(Dia jatuh miskin secara tiba-tiba.)

adalah
lebih baik

All the better Hani can do her homework


by herself.
(Adalah lebih baik jika Hani dapat
mengerjakan PR-nya sendiri.)

all the
better

all the
same

namun

He is handsome and well-established. All


the same he doesnt have someone
special.
(Dia tampan dan mapan. Namun dia tidak
punya seseorang yang spesial.)

antsy

kurang
istirahat,
lelah
menunggu,
tidak sabar,
gelisah

Waiting for hours made her antsy.


(Menunggu berjam-jam membuatnya
gelisah.)

mengenai

None of his friends knew as to his private


life.
(Tak satupun dari temannya tau mengenai
kehidupan pribadinya.)

sangat
mudah

Solving mathematics problems for him


is as easy as pie.
(Menyelesaikan soal matematika bagi dia
sangat mudah.)

bagaimana
pun juga

I realize that it is hard, but I wont give


up at all events.
(Saya sadar bahwa ini sulit, tapi saya
tidak akan menyerah bagaimanapun
juga.)

bagaimana
pun juga

At any rate, I will marry him next year.


(Bagaimanapun juga, aku akan
menikahinya tahun depan.)

sesuka hati

You can arrange your bedroom at will.


(Kamu dapat mengatur kamar tidurmu
sesuka hati.)

as to

as
easy
as pie

at all
events

at any
rate

at will

Abjad B
Conto

Arti

Contoh Kalimat Idiom Inggris

h
Idiom
Inggri
s

badmouth

mengatakan
hal yang
buruk
tentang
seseorang

You should stop bad-mouthing your


friends.
(Kamu seharusnya berhenti mengatakan
hal buruk tentang teman-temanmu.)

(be) a
piece
of
cake

sangat
mudah

The physics test was a piece of cake.


(Tes fisika itu sangat mudah.)

hampir

Lita was about to eat her friends cake.


(Lita hampir memakan kue temannya.)

(be)
afraid
of

takut akan

Her son is afraid of the dark.


(Anak laki-lakinya takut akan kegelapan.)

(be)
all
ears

tertarik
mendengar
apa yang
dikatakan
orang

Please speak more slowly, Im all ears.


(Tolong berbicara lebih pelan, aku tertarik
mendengarnya.)

bingung, tak
tahu apa
yang harus
dikerjakan

After he broke our relationship, I was at


loss.
(Setelah dia memutuskan hubungan
kami, aku tak tau apa yang harus
dikerjakan.)

bebas
berkeliaran

Timi misses the time when he was still at


large.
(Timi merindukan waktu ketika dia masih
bebas berkeliaran.)

(be)
about
to

(be) at
loss

(be) at
large

(be)
broke

tak punya
uang

I cant join you to go to Lombok because


Im broke.
(Aku tidak bisa ikut kamu ke lombok
karena aku tidak punya uang.)

(be)
called
to
order

rapat dibuka

The party is called to order by the host.


(Pesta itu dibuka oleh pembawa acara.)

(be)
close
up to

berada
dekat

Wella was close up to the inviligator


during the exam.
(Wella berada dekat dengan pengawas
selama ujian.)

(be)
fed up
with

tidak sabar,
lelah pada
seseorang
atau
sesuatu

I was fed up with her complaints.


(Saya lelah dengan keluhannya.)

(be)
on
leave

(sedang)
cuti

If I were on leave, I would cook delicious


soup for you.
(Jika saya sedang cuti, saya akan
memasak sup lezat untukmu.)

(be)
out of
work

(sedang)
menganggu
r

Her husband is out of work.


(Suaminya sedang menganggur.)

kekurangan

Their village is short of the clean water


supply.
(Desa mereka kekurangan pasokan air
bersih.)

(be)
wornout

sangat lelah

Im worn-out after a week training.


(Saya sangat letih setelah satu minggu
pelatihan.)

bite
of

mengambil
tanggungja

Working for ten hours per day, Ismail


is bitting of more than he can chew.

(be)
short
of

more
than
one
can
chew

wab
melebihi
kesanggupa
n

(Bekerja selama sepuluh jam per hari,


Ismail sedang mengambil tanggungjawab
melebihi kesanggupan.)

good luck!

Stay calm Ani! good luck!


(Tenang aja Ani! Semoga beruntung!)

menyadarka
n seseorang

The incident has brought home toGeri


about the meaning of friendship.
(Kejadian itu telah menyadarkan Geri
tentang arti persahabatan.)

mendidik

A teacher has a duty to bring upstudents


both intellectual and moral.
(Seorang guru mempunyai tugas untuk
mendidik siswa baik intelektual maupun
moral.)

keras kepala

He was bull-headed before married.


(Dia keras kepala sebelum menikah.)

but for

kalau tidak
karenanya

Ovi wouldnt tend Hans during illness but


for her love.
(Ovi tidak akan merawat Hans selama
sakit kalau tidak karena cintanya.)

by all
means

tentu saja

By all means, I will support you.


(Tentu saja aku akan mendukungmu.)

pada
akhirnya,
nantinya

Hell forget his bitter experience by and


by.
(Dia akan melupakan pengalaman
pahitnya pada akhirnya.)

break
a leg!

bring
home
to

bring
up
bullheade
d (adj)

by and
by
by
degre
es

lambat laun,
nantinya

By degrees, he can realize the true


personality of his partner.
(Lambat laun, dia akan menyadari
kepribadian sesuangguhnya dari

rekannya.)

by
hook
or by
crook

by
means
of

by no
means

by the
way

tak peduli
halal atau
haram

There was a man in this office who earned


money by hook or by crook.
(Dulu ada seorang pria di kantor ini yang
mendapatkan uang tak peduli halal atau
haram.)

dengan
memakai

She always goes to anywhere by means


of make-up.
(Dia selalu pergi kemanapun dengan
memakai make-up.)

sama sekali
tidak,
jangan

She is, by no means, permitted to go


home first.
(Dia sama sekali tidak diijinkan untuk
pulang ke rumah duluan.)

omongomong

By the way, do you know the latest type


of Blackberry?
(Omong-omong, apakah kamu tau tipe
terbaru Blackberry?)

Abjad C
Conto
h
Idiom

call at

Arti Idiom

mampir

Contoh Kalimat

He promised to call at to my house last


night.
(Dia berjanji untuk mampir ke rumahku
semalam.)

meminta
datang ke
rumah

She needs to call in a cleaning service to


clean her mansion.
(Dia perlu memanggil cleaning service
untuk membersihkan mansion-nya.)

mengunjun
gi

Sinta often calls on the children at the


orphanage.
(Sinta sering mengunjungi anak-anak di
panti asuhan.)

call up

menelepon

Feel free to call me up anytime.


(Jangan ragu untuk menelponku
kapanpun.)

carry
on

melanjutka
n,
meneruska
n

After the sound system repaired,


she carried on her speech.
(Setelah sound system diperbaiki, dia
melanjutkan pidatonya.)

melaksana
kan

He will carry out his plan by the end of


this year.
(Dia akan melaksanakan rencananya akhir
tahun ini.)

catch
up

menyusul,
mengejar
ketinggalan

Although he was sick for two weeks, he


could catch up fast his lesson.
(Meskipun sakit selama dua minggu, dia
dapat mengejar ketinggalan
pelajarannya.)

close
by
(adj)

(berada)
dekat

His campus is close by.


(Kampusnya dekat.)

close
up

menutup

The student closed up the comic


immediately when his teacher stared at
him.
(Siswa itu langsung menutup komik ketika
guru menatapnya.)

come

terjadi

The very heavy rain came abouttonight.

call in

call on

carry
out

about

(Hujan sangat lebat terjadi tadi malam.)

come
across

menemuka
n,
menjumpai

Devi came across an ancient currency


made in 1901 under the cupboard.
(Devi menemukan sebuah mata uang kuno
yang dibuat tahun 1901 di bawah lemari.)

come
by

mendapatk
an,
memperole
h

I came by this trophy last month in the


poetry contest.
(Aku mendapatkan tropi ini bulan lalu pada
lomba membuat puisi.)

come
in

masuk(lah)

Come in and sit on this chair please.


(Masuk dan duduklah di kursi in.i)

lepas,
tanggal

Deciduous teeth usually have come


of entirely at the age of ten.
(Gigi susu biasanya telah tanggal
seluruhnya pada usia sepuluh tahun.)

ayolah!

Come on! Go to the zoo with me!


(Ayolah! pergi ke kebun binatang
denganku!)

muncul

The bandit was caught after hecame


out from his hideout.
(Penjahat itu ditangkap setelah keluar dari
tempat persembunyian.)

sadar,
siuman

She has come round after fainting for two


hours.
(Dia telah sadar setelah pingsan selama
dua jam.)

come
to

berjumlah

His salary comes to US$1,000 before it is


cut by the taxes.
(Gajinya berjumlah seribu dollar sebelum
dipotong pajak.)

come

menjadi

He has a desire to come to be a manager

come
of

come
on

come
out

come
round

to be

in the next five years.


(Dia mempunyai keinginan untuk menjadi
manager dalam lima tahun kedepan.)

come
to
blows

berkelahi

They came to blows just because a trivial


problem.
(Mereka berkelahi hanya karena masalah
sepele.)

diterima

Your packet has come to hand by him.


(Paketmu telah diterima olehnya.)

ditemukan

Homo Erectus Palaeojavanicuscame to


light in 1891 by Eugene Dubois.
(Homo Erectus Palaeojavanicus ditemukan
pada tahun 1891 oleh Eugene Dubois.)

terjadi

Why dont you prevent the incidentcome


to pass?
(Mengapa kamu tidak mencegah kejadian
itu terjadi?)

menjadi
kenyataan

I hope my dream come true.


(Aku berharap impianku menjadi
kenyataan.)

come
up to

menyamai

At the age of seventeen, Yulis cooking skill


has come up to her mother.
(Pada usia tujuh belas tahun, kemampuan
memasak Yuli telah menyamai ibunya.)

come
upon

bertemu
secara
kebetulan,
menemuka
n

They came upon under the bridge after


lost contact for two years.
(Mereka bertemu secara kebetulan di
bawah jembatan setelah hilang kontak
selama dua tahun.)

come
to
hand

come
to
light

come
to
pass

come
true

Abjad D
Conto
h
Idiom
s

Arti
Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

do up

perbaiki

Sit down and do up your task!


(Duduk dan perbaiki tugasmu!)

dont
mentio
n it

terima
kasih
kembali

Tika said, Dont mention it!, to her


customer.
(Tika mengatakan terimakasih kembali
kepada pelanggannya.)

drop a
line

menulis
/mengiri
m surat
pendek

He promised to drop a line to the manpower


services about her health condition.
(Dia berjanji mengirim surat pendek ke dinas
tenaga kerja tentang kondisi kesehatannya.)

drop
by/in

mampir

Dont be bashful to drop by/in at my house.


(Jangan segan untuk mampir ke rumahku.)

dweel
upon

bicara
panjang
lebar

My Boss always dweels upon at the


meeting.
(Bosku selalu bicara panjang lebar di rapat.)

Abjad E
Englis
h
Idiom
s

except
for

Arti
Idiom

seandain
ya tidak
ada

Contoh Kalimat

Fifi will marry next year except forthe


obstacle.
(Fifi akan menikah tahun depan seandainya
tidak ada rintangan.)

Abjad F
Englis
h
Idiom
s

Arti
Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

fall out
love
with

berhenti
mencint
ai

Parents will never stop to fall out


love with their son.
(Orangtua tidak akan pernah berhenti
mencintai anaknya.)

feel up
to

ada
keingina
n

I feel up to join the nature lovers club.


(Saya ada keinginan untuk bergabung
dengan kelompok pencinta alam.)

fell
like

ada
keingina
n untuk

I dont fell like hanging out with him.


(Aku tidak ada keinginan untuk keluar
dengannya.)

fill out

mengisi

He filled out the form with pencil.


(Dia mengisi formulir dengan pensil.)

fit as a
fiddle

segar
bugar

Ferdi looks fit as a fiddle.


(Ferdi tampak segar bugar.)

for
good

untuk
selaman
ya

Amanda promised to avoid the


promiscuity for good.
(Amanda berjanji untuk menghindari
pergaulan bebas untuk selamanya.)

demi

I live in Cilegon for a while for the sake


of my father.
(Saya tinggal di Cilegon untuk sementara
demi ayah saya.)

for the
sake
of

Abjad G

No
.

Conto
h
Idiom

get
along

get
away
with

get
home

get on

get
over

give
away

give in

give of

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

pergi,
meninggalka
n

Its the right time for him to get


along. (Ini waktu yang tepat
untuknya pergi.)

luput dari
hukuman

The naughty student got away


with the school punishment.
(Siswa nakal itu luput dari
hukuman sekolah.)

sampai di
rumah

He usually gets home after five


oclock. (Dia biasanya sampai
dirumah setelah pukul lima.)

naik

The greengrocers got on the pickup car. (Pedagang sayur naik ke


mobil pick up.)

memanjat

The man is getting over the


coconut tree. (Pria itu sedang
memanjat pohon kelapa.)

menyerah,
tidak tahan

She never gives away with her


household condition. (Dia tidak
pernah menyerah dengan kondisi
rumah tangganya.)

menyerah,
mengalah

Hes not a man who gives


in easily without resistances. (Dia
bukan orang yang mudah
menyerah tanpa perlawanan.)

mengeluarka
n

A Racoon will give of an odor to


fight the enemy. (Seekor rakun
akan mengeluarkan bau tidak
sedap untuk melawan musuh.)

give
out

mengumumk
an

The Supreme Court ordered the


health minister to give out the
brands of milk contaminated with
bacteria. (MA memerintahkan
menteri kesehatan untuk
mengumumkan merek-merek susu
yang tercemar bakteri.)

Abjad H
No
.

Contoh
Idiom

happen
to be

happen
to know

Arti
Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

kebetula
n

The woman who just left happens to


be my old friend. (Wanita yang baru
saja pergi itu kebetulan teman lama
saya.)

kebetula
n tahu

I only happen to know about


healthy diet. (Aku hanya kebetulan
tahu tentang diet sehat.)

Abjad I
No
.

Contoh
Idiom

I cant
help

I daresay

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

tak bisa
menahan

I cant help crying seeing the


picture.
(Saya tidak bisa menahan
tangis melihat gambar
tersebut.)

menurut
hemat saya,
pada

I darasey she will be angry if


you talk it to her.
(Menurut hemat saya, dia akan
marah jika kamu mengatakan
itu padanya.)

kalau-kalau

She brought her ATM card in


case of her cash is less.
(Dia membawa kartu ATM nya
kalau-kalau uang tunainya tidak
mencukupi.)

setuju

All members of the meeting


were in favor of his opinion.
(Seluruh anggota rapat setuju
dengan pendapatnya.)

sesuai
dengan

Everything happened in
keeping with his plan.
(Segala sesuatu terjadi sesuai
dengan rencananya.)

sebagai
pengganti

He eats oat in place of rice


during his diet program.
(Dia makan gandum utuh
sebagai pengganti nasi selama
diet.)

sehubungan
dengan

In reference to the rise of


world oil prices, the subsidized
fuel will rise too.
(Sehubungan dengan kenaikan
harga minyak duna, BBM
bersubsidi juga akan naik.)

mengenai

He got no repply in regard


to his job application.
(Dia tidak mendapat balasan
mengenai lamaran kerjanya.)

in the
event of

kalau-kalau,
andaikata

I bring an umbrella in the


event of heavy rain.
(Saya membawa payung kalaukalau hujan lebat.)

in the
family

lagi hamil

in case of

in favor
of

in
keeping
with

9
10

in place
of

in
reference
to

in regard
to

He looks happy because his


wife is in the family way.

11

12

13

14

way

(Dia tampak bahagia karena


istrinya sedang hamil.)

in the
long run

dalam jangka
panjang

Tobi can not be expected to


study hard in the long run.
(Tobi tidak dapat diharapkan
untuk belajar keras dalam
jangka panjang.)

pada
umumnya

The woman is good at


communicating in the main.
(Wanita pandai berkomunikasi
pada umumnya.)

pada
waktunya

He got home in time for dinner


with his family.
(Dia sampai di rumah pada
waktunya untuk makan malam
bersama keluarganya.)

mengingat

In view of his behavior for


assistence activities, Ill give
him E.
(Melihat sikapnya selama
kegiatan asistensi, saya akan
memberikannya E.)

in the
main

in time

in view of

Abjad J
No
.

Contoh
Idiom

jump to
conclusion

Arti Idiom

mengambil
kesimpulan
terlalu cepat

Contoh Kalimat

He jumped to
conclusion without asking
someone else.
(Dia mengambil kesimpulan
terlalu cepat tanpa meminta
pendapat ke orang lain.)

Abjad K
No
.

Contoh
Idiom

keep an
eye on

keep it
dark

keep of

keep
ones
temper

keep up

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

mengawasi,
mengamati

The bodyguard is keeping an


eye on his boss from the
corner of the room.
(Bodyguard sedang
mengawasi bosnya dari sudut
ruangan.)

merahasiakan

Hawa hopes her friend


can keep a darkthe
embarrassing incident
happened to her.
(Hawa berharap temannya
merahasiakan kejadian
memalukan yang dialaminya.)

menghindari

Its essential to keep of the


high GI food.
(Penting untuk menghindari
makanan tinggi GI.)

menahan
emosi

Fitri has a difficulty to keep


her temperwhen someone
makes fun her.
(Fitri kesulitan menahan
emosinya ketika seseorang
mengejeknya.)

mengetahui
peristiwa
terkini

By reading a newspape, we
can keep upthe news update.
(Dengan membaca koran, kita
dapat mengetahui berita
terkini.)

Daftar Idiom Inggris dan Artinya


Abjad G
No
.

Conto
h
Idiom

get
along

get
away
with

get
home

get on

get
over

give
away

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

pergi,
meninggalka
n

Its the right time for him to get


along. (Ini waktu yang tepat
untuknya pergi.)

luput dari
hukuman

The naughty student got away


with the school punishment.
(Siswa nakal itu luput dari
hukuman sekolah.)

sampai di
rumah

He usually gets home after five


oclock. (Dia biasanya sampai
dirumah setelah pukul lima.)

naik

The greengrocers got on the pickup car. (Pedagang sayur naik ke


mobil pick up.)

memanjat

The man is getting over the


coconut tree. (Pria itu sedang
memanjat pohon kelapa.)

menyerah,
tidak tahan

She never gives away with her


household condition. (Dia tidak
pernah menyerah dengan kondisi
rumah tangganya.)

give in

menyerah,
mengalah

Hes not a man who gives


in easily without resistances. (Dia
bukan orang yang mudah
menyerah tanpa perlawanan.)

give of

mengeluarka

A Racoon will give of an odor to

give
out

fight the enemy. (Seekor rakun


akan mengeluarkan bau tidak
sedap untuk melawan musuh.)

mengumumk
an

The Supreme Court ordered the


health minister to give out the
brands of milk contaminated with
bacteria. (MA memerintahkan
menteri kesehatan untuk
mengumumkan merek-merek susu
yang tercemar bakteri.)

Abjad H
No
.

Contoh
Idiom

Arti
Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

happen
to be

kebetula
n

The woman who just left happens to


be my old friend. (Wanita yang baru
saja pergi itu kebetulan teman lama
saya.)

happen
to know

kebetula
n tahu

I only happen to know about


healthy diet. (Aku hanya kebetulan
tahu tentang diet sehat.)

Abjad I
No
.

Contoh
Idiom

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

I cant
help

tak bisa
menahan

I cant help crying seeing the


picture.
(Saya tidak bisa menahan
tangis melihat gambar
tersebut.)

I daresay

menurut
hemat saya,

I darasey she will be angry if


you talk it to her.

pada

(Menurut hemat saya, dia akan


marah jika kamu mengatakan
itu padanya.)

kalau-kalau

She brought her ATM card in


case of her cash is less.
(Dia membawa kartu ATM nya
kalau-kalau uang tunainya tidak
mencukupi.)

setuju

All members of the meeting


were in favor of his opinion.
(Seluruh anggota rapat setuju
dengan pendapatnya.)

sesuai
dengan

Everything happened in
keeping with his plan.
(Segala sesuatu terjadi sesuai
dengan rencananya.)

sebagai
pengganti

He eats oat in place of rice


during his diet program.
(Dia makan gandum utuh
sebagai pengganti nasi selama
diet.)

sehubungan
dengan

In reference to the rise of


world oil prices, the subsidized
fuel will rise too.
(Sehubungan dengan kenaikan
harga minyak duna, BBM
bersubsidi juga akan naik.)

in regard
to

mengenai

He got no repply in regard


to his job application.
(Dia tidak mendapat balasan
mengenai lamaran kerjanya.)

in the
event of

kalau-kalau,
andaikata

in case of

in favor
of

in
keeping
with

8
9

in place
of

in
reference
to

I bring an umbrella in the


event of heavy rain.
(Saya membawa payung kalau-

kalau hujan lebat.)

10

11

12

13

14

in the
family
way

in the
long run

in the
main

in time

in view of

lagi hamil

He looks happy because his


wife is in the family way.
(Dia tampak bahagia karena
istrinya sedang hamil.)

dalam jangka
panjang

Tobi can not be expected to


study hard in the long run.
(Tobi tidak dapat diharapkan
untuk belajar keras dalam
jangka panjang.)

pada
umumnya

The woman is good at


communicating in the main.
(Wanita pandai berkomunikasi
pada umumnya.)

pada
waktunya

He got home in time for dinner


with his family.
(Dia sampai di rumah pada
waktunya untuk makan malam
bersama keluarganya.)

mengingat

In view of his behavior for


assistence activities, Ill give
him E.
(Melihat sikapnya selama
kegiatan asistensi, saya akan
memberikannya E.)

Abjad J
No
.
1

Contoh
Idiom
jump to
conclusion

Arti Idiom

mengambil
kesimpulan
terlalu cepat

Contoh Kalimat

He jumped to
conclusion without asking
someone else.
(Dia mengambil kesimpulan

terlalu cepat tanpa meminta


pendapat ke orang lain.)

Abjad K
No
.

Contoh
Idiom

keep an
eye on

keep it
dark

keep of

keep
ones
temper

keep up

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

mengawasi,
mengamati

The bodyguard is keeping an


eye on his boss from the
corner of the room.
(Bodyguard sedang
mengawasi bosnya dari sudut
ruangan.)

merahasiakan

Hawa hopes her friend


can keep a darkthe
embarrassing incident
happened to her.
(Hawa berharap temannya
merahasiakan kejadian
memalukan yang dialaminya.)

menghindari

Its essential to keep of the


high GI food.
(Penting untuk menghindari
makanan tinggi GI.)

menahan
emosi

Fitri has a difficulty to keep


her temperwhen someone
makes fun her.
(Fitri kesulitan menahan
emosinya ketika seseorang
mengejeknya.)

mengetahui
peristiwa
terkini

By reading a newspape, we
can keep upthe news update.
(Dengan membaca koran, kita
dapat mengetahui berita
terkini.)

Abjad L
No
.

Contoh
Idiom

let out

lend a
hand

look
after

look
down
upon

look
forward
to

look into

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

memberitahu

Please do not let out Ibrahim


that I forgot his birthday!
(Tolong jangan beritahu
Ibrahim bahwa saya
melupakan ulang tahunnya!)

menolong

He lended me a hand to push


my car.
(Dia membantu saya
mendorong mobil.)

menjaga,
mengasuh

The babysitter looked


after the child in the city park.
(Babysitter mengasuh seorang
anak di taman kota.)

memandang
rendah

A corrupt leader is looked


down upon.
(Pemimpin yang korup
dipandang rendah.)

menunggununggu,
mengharap

Shes looking forward to the


news from her parents in her
hometown.
(Dia menunggu-nunggu kabar
dari orangtuanya di kampung.)

menyelidiki

The institution looked


into infant formula milks sold
in the markets of Indonesia.
(Institusi tersebut menyelidiki
susu formula bayi yang
beredar di pasar Indonesia.)

look on

look out

look
over

menonton

The group of girls are looking


on the basketball match.
(Sekelompok anak perempuan
sedang menonton
pertandingan bola basket.)

awas!

Look out! there is a hole in


front of you!
(Awas! ada lubang di
depanmu!)

memeriksa

Kim looked over her report


repeatedly.
(Kim memeriksa laporannya
berkali-kali.)

menghormati

Budi is learning to look up


to others opinion.
(Budi sedang belajar
menghormati pendapat orang
lain.)

10

look up
to

11

lose
ones
heart

jatuh cinta

I loses my heart to him.


(Saya jatuh cinta padanya.)

12

lose
ones
temper

marah,
kehilangan
kontrol

He was the man who lost his


tempereasily.
(Dia dulu orang yang mudah
marah.)

Abjad M
No
.
1

Contoh
Idiom
make
belief

Arti Idiom

berpura-pura

Contoh Kalimat

Never have you make


believe in front of the
interviewer.
(Jangan pernah kamu

berpura-pura di depan
pewawancara.)

make
both
ends
meet

make
eyes at

make for

make it

mencukupkan
nafkah

My father worked as a civil


servant tomake both ends
meet to me.
(Ayah saya bekerja sebagai
pegawai negeri sipil untuk
mencukupkan nafkah untuk
saya.)

bermain mata

The waitress is prohibited


to make eyes at the
customer.
(Pramusaji dilarang bermain
mata dengan pelanggan.)

menuju

Selly made for the post


office.
(Selly menuju ke kantor pos.)

berhasil

My parents wish I make


it someday.
(Orangtua saya berharap saya
berhasil suatu hari nanti.)

make of
with

membawa lari,
mencuri

The thief has made of


with a diamond necklace.
(Pencuri itu telah membawa
lari seuntai kalung berlian.)

make
oneself
at home

bersikap
seperti di
rumah sendiri

Make yourself at home.


(Bersikaplah seperti di rumah
sendiri.)

make out

mengerti,
bercintacintaan

Its hard to make him out.


(Sulit untuk mengerti dirinya.)

make
over

merubah

Someone has made over her


appearance.

(Seseorang telah merubah


penampilannya.)

10

11

make up
for

make up
ones
mind

mengejar,
mengisi

Rido tried to make up for the


missed lessons at school
because of illness.
(Rido mencoba untuk
mengejar ketinggalannya di
sekolah karena sakit.)

memutuskan

Bella has made up my


mind to continue her study in
Cairo.
(Bella telah memutuskan
untuk melanjutkan
sekolahnya di Cairo.)

Abjad N
No.

Contoh Idiom

never mind

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

tak apa-apa

Oh never mind.
(Oh, tidak apa-apa.)

Abjad O
No
.

1
2

Contoh
Idiom

on account
of
on behalf
of

Arti Idiom

karena
atas nama

Contoh Kalimat

She didnt pass the exam on


account ofher own fault.
(Dia tidak lulus ujian karena
kesalahannya sendiri.)
On behalf of my parents, I
apologize profusely.
(Atas nama orangtua saya,
saya memohon maaf yang

sebesar-besarnya.)

on hand

on strike

on the
alert

on the
spur of
movement

once upon
a time

siap
digunakan,
dekat

My tablet PC is always on
hand wherever.
(Komputer tabletku selalu siap
digunakan dimanapun.)

mogok

The doctors of that hospital


were on strike two months
ago.
(Dokter-dokter di rumah sakit
itu mogok dua bulan yang lalu.)

waspada

Shella is always on the


alert when walking alone.
(Shella selalu waspada ketika
sedang berjalan sendirian.)

dengan tibatiba

The rain came on the spur of


movementwithout little
warning.
(Hujan datang dengan tiba-tiba
tanpa sedikitpun peringatan.)

pada zaman
dulu

Once upon a time, dinosaurs


lived on the surface of the
earth.
(Pada zaman dahulu,
dinosaurus hidup di muka
bumi.)
The magazine that first
published in 1980 is out of
print.
(Majalah yang terbit pertama
kali pada tahun 1980 itu telah
tidak beredar lagi.)

out of print

tidak
tersedia,
tidak
beredar lagi

out of the
question

tidak
mungkin

A new Bicycle as the birthday


gift is out of the question to
be realize by his father whos

just a labor.
(Sepeda baru sebagai hadiah
ulangtahun adalah tidak
mungkin dipenuhi oleh
ayahnya yang hanya seorang
buruh.)

Daftar Idiom Inggris dan Artinya


Abjad P
No
.

3
4

Contoh
Idiom

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

mengisi waktu
senggang

She usually passes the


time by swimming.
(Dia biasanya mengisi
waktu luang dengan
berenang.)

mengunjungi,
berkunjung

Ill pay a call to your house


if I have a time.
(Saya akan berkunjung ke
rumahmu jika saya ada
waktu.)

pay a
state
visit

mengadakan
kunjungan
kenegaraan

The American president


will pay a state visit to
Indonesia soon.
(Presiden amerika akan
mengadakan kunjungan
kenegaraan ke Indonesia
segera.)

pay a
visit

mengadakan
kunjungan

pass
the
time

pay a
call

Richard Gere paid a


visit to Borobuddur temple
last two weeks.
(Richard Gere mengadakan

kunjungan ke candi
Borobudur dua minggu
lalu.)

play
truant

put
across

put
down

put of

membolos

That kid has played


truant three times in this
months.
(Anak itu telah membolos
tiga kali pada bulan ini.)

mengemukakan,
mengetengahkan

The topic that will be put


acrosstonight is the fate
of migrant workers in Saudi
Arabia.
(Topik yang akan
diketengahkan malam ini
adalah nasib TKI di Arab
Saudi)

menghentikan,
memadamkan,
mematikan

The forest fires has


been put down by one
hundred firefighters.
(Kebakaran hutan itu telah
dipadamkan oleh seratus
petugas pemadam
kebakaran.)

menunda

Putting of to eat can


cause stomachache.
(Menunda makan dapat
mengakibatkan sakit perut.)
Its better to put on your
jacket because the
temperature gets colder.
(Lebih baik kenakan
jaketmu karena udara
semakin dingin.)

put on

mengenakan

10

put out

memadamkan

Please put out the lamp


before you sleep.
(Tolong padamkan lampu

sebelum kamu tidur.)

11

put up
with

bersabar terhadap

He must put up with his


naughty nephew.
(Dia harus bersabar
terhadap keponakannya
yang nakal.)

Abjad R
No
.

Contoh
Idiom

rain cats
and
dogs

redhanded

red-tape

run a
risk

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

hujan lebat sekali

Suddently, Its raining


cats and dogs in my city.
(Tiba-tiba turun hujan lebat
di kotaku.)

tertangkap basah

The thief that was


caught red-handed is put
into the prison.
(Pencuri yang tertangkap
basah itu dimasukkan ke
dalam penjara.)

formalitas
berlebihan dalam
urusan
pemerintahan

He cut the red tape when


he served as the head
goverment.
(Dia menghapuskan
formalitas berlebihan
ketika menjabat sebagai
kepala bidang.)

menanggung
resiko

Dian is ready to run a


risk by marrying his
woman without permission.
(Dian siap menanggung
resiko dengan menikahi
seorang wanita tanpa
restu.)

run
across

run into

run into
debt

run out

run
short of

bertemu

They ran across by


chance.
(Mereka bertemu secara
kebetulan.)

menabrak

He ran into a waitress


with a tray of tea.
(Dia menubruk pelayan
dengan senampan teh.)

mempunyai
hutang

Its better to do not run


into debtwith loan sharks.
(Lebih baik tidak
mempunyai hutang dengan
rentenir.)

habis

The drivers looks


disappointed because
subsidized fuel has run
out.
(Pengemudi tampak
kecewa karena BBM
Premium telah habis.)

kekurangan

Anorexia nervosa
suferers run short of the
essential nutrition for their
body.
(Para penderita anorexia
nervosa kekurangan nutrisi
penting bagi tubuh
mereka.)

Abjad S
No
.

Contoh
Idiom

set up

Arti Idiom

mendirikan

Contoh Kalimat

The woman set up hospitals in


the third world countries.
(Wanita tersebut mendirikan

rumah sakit di negara dunia


ketiga.)

see eye
to eye

see to

serve a
sentenc
e

set
about

set back

set forth

set free

setuju
sepenuhnya

They saw eye to eye about


my advice.
(Mereka setuju sepenuhnya
mengenai saranku.)

memperhatika
n (agar beres)

The foreman needs to see


to his men.
(Mandor perlu untuk
memperhatikan anak buahnya
agar bekeja dengan beres.)

menjalani
hukuman
penjara

He has been serving a


sentence for two years.
(Dia telah menjalani hukuman
penjara selama dua tahun.)

memulai

The police will set


about investigating the items
of evidence. (Polisi akan
memulai investigasi barang
bukti.)

menghalangi,
menahan

The uprooted tree set


back vehicles to pass.
(Pohon yang tumbang
menghalangi kendaraan untuk
lewat.)

mengemukaka
n

The agricultural scholar


is setting forth his opinion in
the presence of villagers.
(Seorang sarjana pertanian
mengemukakan pendapatnya
dihadapan warga desa.)

melepaskan,
membebaskan

Feri set free the bird that has


adopted since two years ago.
(Feri melepaskan burung yang

telah dipeliharanya sejak dua


tahun lalu.)

set on
foot

mulai berjalan

She is helping her baby to set


on footfor the first time.
(Dia sedang membantu bayinya
untuk menginjakkan kaki untuk
pertama kalinya.)

10

shut up

menutup

Please shut up the window.


(Tolong tutup jendela.)

Daftar Idiom Inggris dan Artinya


Abjad T
Contoh
Idiom

take for
granted

take
place

the other
day

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

menganggap
begitu saja

He took for granted the advice


of his friends.
(Dia menganggap begitu saja
nasehat teman-temannya.)

terjadi

The incident took place in front


of the police office.
(Peristiwa itu terjadi di depan
kantor polisi.)

baru-baru ini

Davi was appointed to be the


marketing manager the other
day.
(Davi diangkat menjadi manajer
pemasaran baru-baru ini.)

to and fro

(to be)
done

(to be)
sick of

to cope
with

to go for
a stroll

to hand
over

to my
mind

take after

kesana-kemari,
mondar-mandir

The children went to and fro in


the garden.
(Anak-anak kesana kemari di
taman.)

ditipu

Malik has been done by his


close friend.
(Malik telah ditipu oleh teman
dekatnya.)

jengkel

Im very sick of her behavior.


(Saya sangat jengkel terhadap
kelakuannya.)

menghadapi

He can be relied to cope


with the reduction of company
income.
(Dia dapat diandalkan mengatasi
penurunan pemasukan
perusahaan.)

berjalan-jalan

I went for a stroll with my


cousin.
(Saya pergi berjalan-jalan
dengan sepupu.)

menyerahkan

Gina handed over her task to


the assistant lecturer.
(Gina menyerahkan tugasnya ke
asisten dosen.)

menurut
pendapat saya

The president should be propoor to my mind.


(Presiden seharusnya berpihak
pada rakyat kecil menurut hemat
saya.)

menyerupai

Adis sound takes after his


father.
(Suara Adi menyerupai ayahnya.)

take of

berangkat,
melepaskan

I will stay at the airport until the


air planetakes of.
(Saya akan tetap di bandara
sampai peswat terbang lepas
landas.)

Abjad W
Contoh
Idiom

Arti Idiom

Contoh Kalimat

mencuci

The students living in the


dormitory wash up their
clothes by themselves.
(Para siswa yang tinggal di
asrama mencuci sendiri
pakaiannya.)

dengan tujuan

She learns to cook in


universitywith a view to be
a famous chef.
(Dia belajar masak di
universitas dengan tujuan
menjadi koki terkenal.)

berkaitan dengan

With reference to your


statement on television, I
consider to sue you.
(Berkaitan dengan
pernyataanmu di televisi,
saya mempertimbangkan
untuk menuntutmu.)

with
regard to

berkaitan dengan

He will be free from


duties with regard
to Lebaran day.
(Dia akan bebas tugas
berkaitan dengan hari
Lebaran.)

work out

mengetahui dengan

The couple adopts a cat

wash up

with a
view to

with
reference
to

jalan belajar
memecahkan suatu
permasalahan

to work out how to nurture a


child.
(Pasangan itu memelihara
kucing untuk memahami
bagaimana mengasuh anak.)