Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Pengertian gerund


      Gerund adalah kata kerja yang dibendakan/ kata benda yang dibentuk dari kata kerja yang diberi akhiran –ing (V-ing). Gerund digunakan bila:

  1. Verb/kata kerja sebagai subjek.
   Contoh: Swimming is a good sport.
   Jogging makes us fresh.
  1. Verb sebagai complement/pelengkap.
   Contoh : My hobby is cycling.
  1. Setelah kata depan/preposition seperti for, on, before dll.
Contoh : I am sorry for coming late.
       Before leaving, he said nothing.
  1. Setelah istilah khusus seperti no use, to be worth, to be busy, can’t help/can’t bear,to be used to, get used to.
Contoh : It is no use studying without practicing.
  1. Setelah possessive adjective (my,your, his,her,our,their,Amir’s, dll)
Contoh : His staring frigtens me.
  1. Kata kerja/V setelah kata kerja tertentu

Admit
Appreciate
Claim
Can’t help
Resume
Consider
Avoid
Delay
Deny
Risk
Enjoy
Finish
Quit
Resist
Siggest
Mind
Miss
Postpone
Practice
Advise
Recall
Regret
Report
Recent
resist

   Contoh : We enjoy seeing them again after so many years. 

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