ENGLISH COLLOCATION WITH THE VERB ‘HAVE’

Presented by Fakultas Bahasa Universitas Islam Sultan Agung (UNISSULA) Semarang

Berikut adalah beberapa kolokasi bahasa Inggris dengan verb have dan contohnya dalam kalimat.

Have an accident: mengalami kecelakaan
Mr Grey had an accident last night but he’s OK now.

Have an argument / a row: berdebat
We had an argument / a row about how to fix the car.

Have a break: istirahat
Let’s have a break when you finish this exercise.

Have a conversation / chat: bercengkerama
I hope we’ll time to have a chat after the meeting.

Have difficulty: mengalami kesulitan
The class had difficulty understanding what to do.

Have a dream / nightmare: bermimpi /mengalami mimpi buruk
I had a nightmare last night.

Have an experience: mengalami / mempunyai pengalaman
I had a frightening experience the other day.

Have a feeling: merasakan
I have a feeling that something is wrong.

Have fun / a good time: menikmati / menyukai
I’m sure you’ll have fun on the school trip.

Have a look: melihat
The teacher wanted to have a look at what we were doing.

Have a party: berpesta
Let’s have a party at the end of term.

Have a problem / problems: bermasalah / mengalami masalah
Ask the teacher if you have problems with the exercise.

Have a try / go: mencoba
I’ll explain what to do and then you can have a go / try.

(McCarty & O’Dell. 2007. English Collocation in Use. CUP)

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