"Gerbang pagar ini ditutup."

Translation:This fence gate is closed.

August 21, 2018

14 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Winmar

I've never heard anyone say fence gate before

August 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Speedy32

Your right

February 26, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

August 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/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?

September 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/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!

August 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/CHRIS193871

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

September 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/woa7dSD5

It's common where I come from.

January 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/joK8Un

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

October 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

October 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/joeldipops

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

October 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

February 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/woa7dSD5

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

February 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/elevengallows

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

February 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/woa7dSD5

Terima kasih!

February 10, 2019
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