"Polisi memakai topi hitam."

Translation:The police wear black hats.

August 16, 2018

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Kleoboule

The policeman wears a black hat

August 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/volumniax

I would suggest: "The police wear black hats" or "Police officers wear black hats" if this is a general statement about the police service. If it's about an individual officer, "The police officer wears a black hat." (With some local exceptions, "police" usually refers to a police service, not to an individual police officer. At least in North America!)

August 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/laviedulinguiste

The police wear a black hat

August 16, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/JamesTWils

The policeman or police officer wears a black hat. Policemen or police officers wear black hats. We could say "the police are looking for him," but we tend to say that when we are talking about them as an institution, not with something so individual as wearing a hat. I think we might hear it if talking about the form of the uniform, e.g. "Jakarta police wear shorts," (I have no idea what Jakarta police wear) but it's a pretty rare usage.

August 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/svLjZvvx

Should be either 'The policeman wears a black hat' or 'Police wear black hats'.

August 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/anno35

agreed

September 11, 2018
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