Penggunaan Both dan And

Penggunaan Both dan And –Merupakan jenis kata sambung yang pertama yakni jenis correlative conjunction. Bagaimana penggunaanya?
Penggunaan Both dan And
Both…and digunakan bersama sama untuk menggabungkan dua struktur yang sepadan (parallel) biasanya berupa dua kata benda, dua kata sifat, dua kata kerja dan dua kata keterangan.
Contoh dalam kalimat:
both
Parallel structure
and
Parallel structure
The performance was
both
spectacular
and
fun
Both
Emma
and
Tom
spoke
Perhatikan: jangan menggunakan ‘as well as’ untuk menggantikan ‘and’. Hindari penggunaan ‘both…and’ untuk lebih dari dua struktur paralel!
Contoh dalam kalimat:
Incorrect: I speak both English as well as Kanton at home.
Correct   : I speak both English and Kantonat home.
Incorrect: The weather on Monday will be both sunny also warmer.
Correct   : The weather on Monday will be both sunny and warmer.
Incorrect: You can use the bike both to ride to school also go to store.
Correct   : You can use the bike both to ride to school and to go to store.
Incorrect: Both Retna also Renacould speak English fluently.
Correct   : Both Retna and Rena could speak English fluently.
Incorrect: This tool can be used both to fish and catching everything.
Correct   : This tool can be used both to fish and to catch everything.
Incorrect: The party will be celebrated both her finishing the term as well her getting a new job.
Correct   : The party will be celebrated both her finishing the term and her getting a new job.
Incorrect: She danced both perfectly and beautiful last night.
Correct   : She danced both perfectly and beautifully last night.
Incorrect: Both viruses also genesare made from nucleoproteins.
Correct   : Both viruses and genes are made from nucleoproteins.
Penggunaan Both dan Andmerupakan satu kesatuan, dan harus digunakan dalam dua struktur parallel, diingat-ingat ya!
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