#EngTrivia : The most common Phrasal Verbs (1)

1. Go on – terus berlanjut | terjadi | perkembangan

 

  • Cth (1) : He went on and on talking and I was so bored.
  • Arti (1) : Ia terus saja berbicara dan aku bosan.
  • Cth (2) : There are loads of people out in the street. What’s going on?
  • Arti (2) : Di jalanan ada banyak orang. Apakah yang terjadi?
  • Cth (3) : They asked me how the project was going on.
  • Arti (3) : Mereka menanyakan perkembangan proyek itu kepadaku.

 

2. Carry out – melakukan pekerjaan | membawa pulang makanan

 

  • Cth (1) : The government is carrying out test on growing genetically modified crops.
  • Arti (1) : Pemerintah sedang melakukan uji untuk menanam tanaman transgenik.
  • Cth (2) : I’m too lazy to cook right now. Let’s get a carry out.
  • Arti (2) : Aku sedang malas memasak. Kita beli makanan di luar untuk dibawa pulang saja yuk.

 

3. Set up – membentuk/mendirikan sesuatu | menyiapkan peralatan, dll | menjebak | mengatur kencan

 

  • Cth (1) : They set up a small company focusing on environment.
  • Arti (1) : Mereka mendirikan perusahaan kecil yang berfokus pada lingkungan.
  • Cth (2) : The technician set up the computer network perfectly.
  • Arti (2) : Teknisi itu menyiapkan jaringan komputer dengan baik.
  • Cth (3) : I didn’t kill his wife! He set me up!
  • Arti (3) : Aku tidak membunuh istrinya! Dia menjebakku!
  • Cth (4) : Can you set me up with your best friend? I think she’s really pretty.
  • Arti (4) : Tolong buatkan aku janji kencan dengan sahabatmu dong? Dia cantik sekali.

 

4. Pick up – mengambil/menjemput| belajar dengan cepat

 

  • Cth (1) : Can you pick me up at seven tomorrow?
  • Arti (1) : Besok kamu bisa menjemput saya jam tujuh?
  • Cth (2) : While you are in town, can you pick up my dresses from laundry?
  • Arti (2) : Selagi kamu di sini, bisakah kamu mengambil gaun saya dari binatu?
  • Cth (3) : She picked up Chinese in six months!
  • Arti (3) : Ia menguasai bahasa Mandarin hanya dalam waktu enam bulan!

 

5. Go back – kembali | mengingkari janji

 

  • Cth (1) : We went back to work after lunch.
  • Arti (1) : Kami kembali bekerja setelah makan siang.
  • Cth (2) : He really hurt my feelings when he went back on his promise and told everyone my secret.
  • Arti (2) : Perasaanku terluka ketika ia mengingkari janjinya dan mengatakan rahasiaku kepada semua orang.

 

Compiled by @Patipatigulipat at @EnglishTips4U on February 17, 2012.

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