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Enough vs Too

"Enough" dan "Too" adalah kata -kata yang termasuk dalam golongan Adverbs. Masing-masing memiliki fungsi dan makna tersendiri. Perhatikan perbedaan dari kedua kata tersebut seperti penjelasan di bawah ini: 1. Enough means "sufficient", or"as much or many (of something) as necessary". 2. Too means "more than enough" or "more than is needed or wanted". Enough artinya cukup dan berada setelah Adjectives dan Adverbs: 1. It isn't hot enough to go for a swim. 2. We're not moving quickly enough. Enough juga diletakkan sebelum kata benda (nouns): 1. We have enough time. 2. There isn't enough flour to make the cake. Too artinya terlalu dan berada sebelum Adjectives dan Adverbs: 1. It's too cold to go for a swim. 2. You're driving too fast. Kita dapat meletakkan too sebelum kata benda, namun dalam bentuk ekspresi too much dan too many. Too much digunakan sebelum uncountable nouns. Too many digunakan sebelum countable nouns: 1. You put too much sugar in my coffee. 2. There is too much poverty in the world. 3. There are too many people to fit in the car.

Gerunds
Gerund adalah kata benda yang berasal dari kata kerja ditambah ing, misalnya swimming, eating, fishing, shopping, dancing, dan singing. Bila diperhatikan, gerund mempunyai bentuk yang sama dengan present participle, bedanya gerund berfungsi sebagai kata benda, sedangkan present participle sebagai kata sifat yang menerangkan kata benda. Dalam kalimat, gerund berfungsi sebagai: a. subjek (subject) b. pelengkap subjek (subjective complement) c. objek langsung (direct object) d. objek preposisi (object of preposition) e. aposisi (appositive)

Subject Gerund sebagai subjek pokok kalimat, contoh: - Swimming is good service. - Your singing is very beautiful. - Studying needs time and patience. - Playing tennis is fun. - Reading English is easier than speaking it. Subjective Complement Gerund sebagai pelengkap subjek dalam kalimat biasanya selalu didahului to be yang terletak di antara subject dan subjective complement, contoh: - My favorite sport is running. - My favorite activity is reading. Direct Object Gerund sebagai objek langsung dalam kalimat, contoh: - I enjoy dancing. - She likes dancing. - Thank you for your coming. - I hate arguing. Object of Preposition Gerund sebagai objek preposisi yang terletak setelah preposisi. Preposisi yang sering dipakai adalah of, on, no, with, without, at for, after, before, because of, to, like, about, for, by, in. Contoh: - He is tired of gambling. - I am fond of eating bakso. - He insisted on seeing her. - I have no objection to hearing your story. - You will not be clever without studying. - They are good at telling funny stories.

- In sleeping I met you in the park. Appositive Gerund sebagai aposisi atau penegas dalam kalimat, contoh: - My hobby, fishing, is interesting. - I do not like quarrelling, a useless job. My hobby is fishing dan fishing is interesting diletakkan bersebelahan dalam sebuah kalimat sebagai appositive (fishing adalah aposisi dari my hobby), begitu juga contoh kalimat dibawahnya.