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"Toilet is over there."

Translation:Toilet ada di situ.

August 17, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/werewere-wolfy

Can someone explain the difference between situ and sana? Are they used in different context?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lili114354

hi, i asked this too! check out this discussion for a response... https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/28485618


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lili114354

the english translation here is unnatural. it would be better if accepted answers include 'the' before 'toilet'; ie 'the toilet is over there'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Molly863578

I'm not entirely sure you do need the 'ada' in this sentence. The need for the word 'the' is a very English thing and not often found in Indonesian sentences... Also, you'll find the toilet is often referred to as WC or Kamar Kecil as it's considered more polite :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lili114354

hi thanks, i amended my comment to better reflect the need for duolingo to accept 'the' in the english translation, for it kept marking my english response incorrect...

and yes, 'wc' and 'kamar kecil' are the two words for toilet i am familiar with in indonesian. hadn't heard 'toilet' used before, but didn't realise that's because it's a less polite term. thanks!

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