#EngClass: The meanings of the word ‘take’

Kata ‘take’ memiliki banyak arti seperti di bawah ini:

  1. Mengambil; memilih.
    • Contoh:
      • “He takes the cookie from the plate.” (Dia mengambil kue dari piring.)
  2. Interpretasi; penafsiran.
    • Contoh:
      • “I take this as a compliment.” (Aku akan menganggapnya sebagai pujian.)
  3. Memerlukan, membutuhkan.
    • Contoh:
      • “It took 5 hours to reach here.” (Butuh 5 jam untuk sampai ke sini.)
  4. Melaksanakan; menjalankan.
    • Contoh:
      • “Take steps for the future!”
      • “They’re taking actions to fight back.”
  5. Mengantar seseorang; mengangkut barang.
    • Contoh:
      • “He takes his son to school every morning.” (Dia mengantarkan putranya ke sekolah tiap pagi.)
  6. Bertujuan untuk memberi contoh.
    • Contoh:
      • “Talking about people power, take the case of Egypt.” (Bicara mengenai kekuatan massa, ambil contoh kasus Mesir.)
  7. Menelan/meminum obat.
    • Contoh:
      • “It’s not easy to get kids taking their medicine.” (Tidak mudah untuk menyuruh anak-anak meminum obatnya.)
  8. Bepergian (dengan).
    • Contoh:
      • “I usually take the bus to Surabaya.” (Saya biasa bepergian ke Surabaya dengan bus.)

Compiled and written by @EnglishTips4U for@EnglishTips4U on Tuesday, February 28, 2012


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