Penggunaan Negative Emphasis

Penggunaan Negative Emphasis–Kata keterangan selanjutnya merupakan jenis kata keterangan yang umumnya menjawab pertanyaan berapa sering (how often). Kata keterangan ini dikenal degan negative emphasis karena berupa frase seperti not one, not once, not until, never, never again, only rarely, dan very seldom.
Penggunaan Negative Emphasis
Penggunaan kata keterangan ini biasanya di awal kalimat untuk menyatakan emphasis atau penegasan. Jika menggunakan kata kerja bantu harus sesuai dengan kata kerja dan subjek yang digunakan. Penyusunan dalam kalimat juga ternyata dibalik lho atau lebih dikenal adanya inversi dalam kalimat, perhatikan baik-baik kalimat berikut:
negative
auxiliary
S
V
Never
has
she
seen
me since last month
Only rarely
have
I
eaten
Soto
Ingat: Jangan menggunakan subjek sebelum kata kerja bantu/ auxiliary untuk pola ini!
Contoh kalimat dengan negative empahsis:
Incorrect: Never has I seen you before.
Correct   : Never have I seen you before.
Incorrect: Never she has gone so long time like this.
Correct   : Never has she gone so long time like this.
Incorrect: Very seldom a performance can hold their attention like this one.
Correct   : Very seldom can a performancehold their attention like this one.
Incorrect: Not one book I have finished on time.
Correct   : Not one book have I finishedon time.
Incorrect: Only rarely an accident has occurred lately.
Correct   : Only rarely has an accident occurredlately.
Incorrect: Not until the Triassic Period the primitive mammals developed.
Correct : Not until the Triassic Period did the primitive mammals develop.
Incorrect: Never again I will meethim anymore.
Correct   : Never again will I meet him anymore.
Incorrect: Not onceRani and Jenny invited us to their house.
Correct   : Not once have Rani and Jenny invited us to their house.
Incorrect: Never again they will eatthis meal.
Correct   : Never again will they eatthis meal.
Incorrect: Only rarely wins the same major league baseball team.
Correct   : Only rarely does the same major league baseball team win.
Incorrect: Very seldom my mom and I wentto mall together.
Correct   : Very seldom did my mom and I goto mall together.
Nah Penggunaan Negative Emphasismudah bukan?Awas perhatikan susunan kalimat setelah kata negative, jangan langsung subjek. (Penggunaan sometime dan sometimes )

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