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"Gerbang pagar ini ditutup."

Translation:This fence gate is closed.

August 21, 2018

17 Comments


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

I've never heard anyone say fence gate before


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ID-007
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You must not be an outdoors handy person nor mixing with them!-)

If you search the internet for "fence gate," you will get a lot of hits. For example:

https://www.thisoldhouse.com/how-to/how-to-repair-sagging-fence-gate

Regards.


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

You're right, I've never had cause to install or repair one or spoken to anyone about the topic. When it comes to opening them, they're all just gates!


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

I was in the same boat as Winmar. Is a "fence gate" any gate that is part of a fence, or a specific thing? And if the latter, is that the intended translation of gerbang pagar, or is a better translation "The gate in the fence", or "The fence's gate?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CHRIS193871

Fence gate is not common English. A 'gate' should be accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/woa7dSD5

It's common where I come from.


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

Yo, native Indonesian here. (I know, just trying out for fun.) "Gerbang pagar" is rarely used where I come from (Jogja). Don't know if it's used in Jakarta or anywhere else though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/woa7dSD5

Thanks for your input, that's what makes these discussions both interesting and useful. For us learners, what would you say instead?


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

No problem, agreed to that. :) Either "gerbang ini ditutup" or "pagar ini ditutup".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joK8Un

my problem is I wrote shut not closed in Australia we shut gates as well as close them.


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

yes, please do report this. i have frequently run into the same issue - also australian, i tend to say 'shut' rather than 'closed'.

but the more we report this, and add to the discussions here, hopefully the more confidence the course administrators can have investigating our suggestions.


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

As long as you reported it, should be all good.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/muis55

Fence gate -____-'. Gerbang itu pintu masuknya. sedangkan pagar itu dinding yang melingkarinya. there is no fence gate in indonesia. only gate or fence. Gate is for the door of fence. and fence is for construction that surround the building.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Harvey384140

Tutup gerbang gets the gate closed , fence gate is never used where I am from in the Australian bush


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lusiana722618

Mana ada fence gate??

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