Contoh Percakapan & Kosakata Bahasa Inggris Tentang Kota

- January 31, 2020

Complain About The City

A. Dialog

Rahma : Huh...huh...What a hot day! Don't you feel that it's very hot lately?
(Huh...huh... panas banget hari ini! Apa kamu juga merasa bahwa akhir-akhir ini sangat panas?)

Ardan : Absolutely. The weather is too hot for me.
(ya, cuacanya terlalu panas buat aku.)

Rahma : Yes, and the air is too polluted.
(Ya, dan udaranya juga terlalu kotor, berpolusi.)

Ardan : I couldn't agree more. The air is not fresh enough to breathe in.
(Setuju banget. Udara nggak cukup segar untuk kita hirup.)

Rahma : The problem is that we don't have a choice. this is the city we live in.
(Masalahnya, kita nggak punya pilihan. inilah kita di mana kita tinggal.)

Ardan : And you know what? the people in here are different now. They are not friendly enough.
(Dan kamu tahu? Orang-orang di sini sekarang sudah berubah. Mereka nggak cukup ramah.)

Rahma : Somtimes, they are too ignorant. They don't care about others.
(Kadang-kadang mereka terlalu sombong . Mereka nggak  peduli dengan orang lain.)

Ardan : Furthermore, everything is too expensive. Even food isn't cheap enough.
(lagi pula, segala barang, sekarang terlalu mahal. Bahkan makanan nggak cukup murah.)

Rahma : You're right.
(Kamu benar.)

Ardan : Look at the corners of the street. they are full of garbage.
(Lihat di pojok jalan itu. Penuh dengan sampah.)

Rahma : Yes, the city in too dirty.
(ya, kota ini terlalu kotor.)

Ardan : Have you gone to the park lately?
(Apakah akhir-akhir ini kamu pergi ke taman?)

Rahma : No. Why?
(Nggak. Kenapa?

Ardan : The plants are too dry.
(Tanamannya terlalu kering.)

Rahma : Ardan, be quiet!
(Ardan, Diamlah!)

Ardan : Why? Listen! I think we become too fussy. Ha... ha...ha...
(Kanapa? dengar deh! menurutku, kita terlalu cerewet. Ha...ha...ha...)

B. Kosakata dan Ekspresi Penting

Complain = keluhan
What a hot day = betapa panasnya hari ini!
absolutely = tentu saja
weather = cuaca
I couldn't agree more. = saya sangat setuju.
air = Udara
fresh = segar
enough = cukup
breathe = bernapas
too = terlalu
polluted = berpolusi/tercemar
the thing is = masalahnya
choice = pilihan
friendly = ramah
ignorant = cuek
furthermore = tambahan pula
corners = sudut
garbage = sampah
dirty = kotor
park = taman
lately = baru-baru ini
plants = tanaman
quiet = diam
fussy = cerewet

C. Ekspresi Penting untuk mengeluhkan Kota

The city is too hot.
(Kotanya panas)

The princes are too expensive.
(Harganya terlalu mahal.)

The city is too crowded.
(Kotanya terlalu padat.)

It's not cheap enough.
(Nggak cukup murah)

It's not clean enough.
(Nggak cukup bersih.)

There are too many motorcycles.
(Terlalu banyak motor.)

There is too much garbage.
(Terlalu banyak sampah)

There are not enough parks.
(Tamannya nggak cukup.)

D. Penggunaan Too dan Enough

Ungkapan dengan menggunakan too + adj digunakan untuk mengungkapkan keluhan. Perhatikan contoh kalimat dibawah ini.

Too + adj ------> Mengungkapkan keluhan

1. The room is too hot.
(Kamarnya terlalu panas.)

2. The air is too polluted.
(Udara terlalu tercemar.)

3. The class is too noisy.
(Kelasnya terlalu berisik.)

4. Everything are too expensive.
(Semuanya terlalu mahal.)

5. The plants are too dry.
(Tanamannya terlalu kering.)

Di samping penggunaan too + adj kita juga bisa menggunakan bentuk lain dengan kata enough. Perhatikan pola dan contoh kalimat berikut ini.

Not + adj + enough -----> mengungkapkan keluhan

1. The water is not fresh enough to drink
(air nya tidak cukup segar untuk diminum.)

2. They are not friendly enough.
(Mereka tidak cukup ramah.)

3. The food isn't cheap enough.
(Makanannya tidak cukup murah.)

4. The secretary is not mature enough.
(Sekretarisnya tidak cukup dewasa.)

5. The price is not cheap enough.
(Harganya tidak cukup murah.)

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