Kesesuaian Negatif (And neither will I/and he won’t either…, etc.) – Kalimat-kalimat dalam contoh dibawah ini yakni negatif agreement kebalikan dari affirmative agreement di materi sebelumnya.

Contoh 1

  • My friend won’t drink liquor, and neither will I
  • My friend hasn’t drunk liquor, and neither have I
  • My friend doesn’t drink liquor, and neither do I
  • My friend isn’t drinking liquor, and neither am I
  • My friend can’t drink liquor, and neither can I

Contoh 2

  • I won’t eat pork, and he won’t either
  • I don’t eat pork, and he doesn’t either
  • I haven’t eaten pork, and he hasn’t either
  • I am not eating pork, and he isn’t either
  • I can’t eat pork, and he can’t either

Dalam hal ini pernyataan negatif pertama selalu di susul oleh pernyataan negatif berikutnya dengan menggunakan …, and neither… (contoh 1) dan …. , and …not either. arti kedua ungkapan negatif ini pada dasarnya tak berbeda yaitu dan ….juga tidak atau ….juga tidak. contoh, Mr. hasan doesn’t like telling a lie, and neither does his wife/and his wife doesn’t either. maksudnya, tuan hasan dan istrinya sama-sama tidak suka berdusta.

Baca juga: Kesesuaian Positif (And so is he/and so does he, etc)

sehubungan dengan klausa neither (contoh 1), kecenderungan penggunaan subject (seperti: I, he dan sebagainya) sebelum be, do, dan modal seperti ungkapan …, and neither I will harus dihindari. selanjutnya, dalam klausa not either penggunaan neither seperti ungkapan…, and I won’t neither) I will neither juga harus dihindari.

Examples

Incorrect;

  1. his wife doesn’t like quarreling over small matters, and he likes either
  2. if her husband won’t quarrel about anything, either won’t she
  3. his wife sometimes is not in agreement, and neither he is
  4. a patient may not do fasting, and may not a traveler either
  5. she hasn’t finished the assignment yet, and neither I have

Correct:

  1. his wife doesn’t like quarreling over small matters, and neither does he or his wife doesn’t like quarreling over small matters, and he doesn’t either
  2. if her husband won’t quarrel about anything, neither will she or if her husband won’t quarrel about anything, she won’t either
  3. his wife sometimes is not in agreement, and neither is he or his wife sometimes is not in agreement, and he isn’t either
  4. a patient may not do fasting, and neither may a traveler or a patient may not do fasting, and a traveler may not either
  5. she hasn’t finished the assignment yet, and neither have I or she hasn’t finished the assignment yet, and I haven’t either

Exercise

Fill in the blanks with negative agreement suitable to the following sentences.

E.g.

  • she hasn’t finished the homework yet, and ….I
  • she hasn’t finished the homework yet, and neither have I
  • I don’t like pizza, and he…..
  • I don’t like pizza, and he doesn’t either
  1. he said, “I don’t like mathematics”. she said, “……..I”.
  2. she said, “I don’t like chinese language,” he said, “I…..,……”
  3. Mr. sharif can’t speak japanese, and …..his wife
  4. she doesn’t speak Dutch, and her husband……….
  5. helen didn’t go to indonesia, and ……Mary
  6. stephanie won’t go to Bali this summer, and ……….her father, Mr. steven
  7. my roomate has not made his bed, and I…………I
  8. my classmate isn’t interested in statistics, and ………..I
  9. I am not fond of eating hot dog, and my roomate………….
  10. I didn’t get up late this morning, and my roomate…………

Sumber: Muhibbin Syah. Cara Mudah Menerapkan English Grammar Kaidah & Latihan untuk Rujukan Belajar Sendiri. 2006. PT Raja Grafindo Persada, Jakarta