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Penggunaan Not dan But

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Penggunaan Not dan But – Kata penghubung jenis correlative conjuctionyang terakhir adalah penggunaan notdan but. Keduanya dipakai secara bersama-sama dan merupakan suatu pasangan yang tidak terpisahkan. Bagaimana penggunaannya dalam kalimat?
Penggunaan Not dan But
Not…..but digunakan untuk ‘to exclude’ struktur yang mengikuti ‘not’ (noun, adjective, verb dan adverb) dan ‘to include’ struktur yang mengikuti ‘but’.
not
parallel structure
but
parallel structure
Its color is
not
blue
but
red
Those cats are
not
wild
but
tame
Contoh:
Incorrect: Ria does not need much money but only you.
Correct   : Ria does not need much money butyou.
Incorrect: The largest University is not UNDIP only UGM.
Correct   : The largest University is not UNDIP but UGM.
Incorrect: It was not about money only the principle that made her angry.
Correct   : It was not about money butthe principle that made her angry.
Incorrect: It is usually not onlylava but gas that kills people during volcanic eruptions.
Correct   : It is usually not lava but gas that kills people during volcanic eruptions.
Incorrect: He does not like yellow but also white.
Correct   : He does not like yellow butwhite.
Incorrect: He died not of injuries sustained in the accident only of a heart attack.
Correct   : He died not of injuries sustained in the accident but of a heart attack.
Incorrect: I could understand you if you didn’t speak more slowly but only louder.
Correct   : I could understand you if you didn’t speak more slowly but louder.
Incorrect: Would you like to not do fast but also slowly?
Correct   : Would you like to not do fast butslowly?
Incorrect: She did not only need anything but him.
Correct   : She did not need anything but him.
Penggunaan Not dan But perlu diperhatikan jangan sampai rancau dengan penggunaan Not only….but also ya!

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