Penggunaan dan Perbedaan Preposition FOR dan TO beserta Contoh Soal

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 - PREPOSITIONS, Soal Bahasa Inggris

Halo selamat siang sobat belajarbahasainggrisyuk.com. Pernahkan kalian bertanya-tanya tentang apa sih perbedaan preposition FOR dan TO ? For dan To mempunyai makna yang sama yaitu “untuk/kepada”. Nah yang membedakan mereka adalah penggunaannya. Lets cekidot!!

Trik sederhana

To + verb (to biasanya diukuti dengan kata kerja)
For + noun/gerund (sedangkan for diikuti dengan kata benda ataupun gerund)

Contoh:
I stopped to have lunch.
I stopped for lunch.

Penggunaan To dan For

Gunakan “to” jika berkaitan dengan :
1. Tempat tujuan 1. We’re going to Paris.
2. Penunjukan waktu 2. It’s a quarter to 2.
3. Until (sampai dengan) 3. We’ll be in the office from 5 to 6.
4. Perbandingan 4. I prefer sleeping to working.
5. Penerimaan 5. I gave the present to her.

Gunakan “for” jika berkaitan dengan

1. “intended to belong to” 1. This is for you.
2. Lamanya waktu 2. We’ve lived here for 2 years.
3. an arrangement 3. I made an appointment for May 3.
4. “in favor of” 4. Are you for or against nuclear arms?
5. Alasan 5. What did you do that for?
6. Purpose ( + noun) 6. Let’s go out for a meal.
7. Movement towards 7. They left for America this morning.
8. On behalf of (to help somebody) 8. I’ve cut my finger. Could you please
write a note for me?

 

Nah saatnya kita uji pemahaman kalian dengan menjawab beberapa soal mengenai preposition To dan For dibawah ini :D

Soal Bahasa Inggris Preposition FOR dan TO

Question 1
I went there ____ a holiday.
A
for
B
to
Question 2
It took me ages to find a space ____ my car.
A
for parking
B
to park
Question 3
I wear glasses ____ reading.
A
for
B
to
Question 4
I need some time ____ think it over.
A
for
B
to
Question 5
Shall we stop ____ a break?
A
for
B
to
Question 6
It'll take us a long time ____ a decision.
A
for making
B
to make
Question 7
Come over ____ have dinner.
A
for
B
to
Question 8
I am going there ____ the language.
A
for learning
B
to learn
Question 9
She went into hospital ____ kidney surgery.
A
for
B
to
Question 10
I haven't got enough money ____ it.
A
for buying
B
to buy
There are 10 questions to complete.
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