Penggunaan As A Whole dan Wholly

Penggunaan As A Whole dan Wholly –Masih membahas jenis kata keterangan (adverbs). Kata keterangan jenis ini juga sering digunakan dalam kalimat Bahasa Inggris, biasa digunakan untuk menggeneralisasikan sesuatu. Inilah ulasannya.
Penggunaan As A Whole dan Wholly
As a wholemerupakan kata keterangan yang artinya generally(pada umumnya), as a whole digunakan pada awal kalimat atau klausa kalimat.
Sedangkan wholly berarti completely (kemungkinan besar), wholly sering digunakan setelah kata kerja bantu (auxiliary verbs) atau kata kerja utama (main verbs).
generally
as a whole
S
V
as a whole
the fruits
contains
vitamin
as a whole
the information
is
correct
S
V
completely
wholly
The fruits
contains
wholly
vitamin
The information
is
wholly
correct
Jangan menggunakan ‘wholly’ pada awal kalimat atau klausa kalimat untuk yang berarti ‘general’. Hindari penggunaan ‘as whole’ untuk menggantikan ‘as a whole’!
Contoh:
Incorrect: Wholly, we were in friends.
Correct   : As a whole, we were in friends. (pada umumnya)
Incorrect: That house and all of the things was a whole consumed by the flood.
Correct   : That house and all of the things was wholly consumed by the flood. (kemungkinan besar)
Incorrect: As whole, people like to help to the others.
Correct   : As a whole, people like to help to the others. (pada umumnya)
Incorrect: Wholly, everyone goes to a doctor when they are sick.
Correct   : As a whole, everyone goes to a doctor when they are sick. (pada umumnya)
Incorrect: A whole the Sunda Srait is warmer than the sea water surrounding it.
Correct   : As a whole the Sunda strait is warmer than the sea water surrounding it. (pada umumnya)
Incorrect: All that she has was as a whole gone.
Correct   : All that she has was whollygone. (kemungkinan besar)
Penggunaan As A Whole dan Whollydigunakan untuk menerangkan sesuatu atau peristiwa yang pada umumnya atau sesuatu yang kemungkinan terjadinya besar. Semoga bermanfaat!

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