"Petang ini dingin."

Translation:This dusk is cold.

August 21, 2018

10 Comments


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

Somebody correct me if I am wrong, but this sentence sounds incorrect to me. We might say the evening is cold or that it is cold this evening. I don’t think we can say the dusk is cold.

August 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KTo228

It's correct, but nowadays the concept of dusk is uncommon outside of a poem say

"Dark frost was in the air without, The dusk was still with cold and gloom, "

Winter Dusk by Walter de la Mare

September 15, 2018

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

It's grammatical, but unusual word choice. Evening or night is better.

July 30, 2019

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

I agree dusk is cold sounds wrong. The report window doesn't allow you to flag that the English looks strange

October 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Free-as-can-be

Agree with DianaLR, "dusk" is an odd constuct.

September 4, 2018

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

You never say that.

November 7, 2018

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

They accepts " This evening is cold" now!

December 16, 2018

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

"This dusk is cold." I've never said it before, and yes it sounds like an old poem. But it's valid English, and I like it. I might say it next time it's cold at dusk!

July 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kenneth623833

I have never said this sentence. Maybe drop this & say dusk is cold

July 11, 2019

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

Not a sentence that a native English speaker would ever say. Talking about dusk in general you couls say 'It's often cold at dusk.' But nobody would say 'this dusk'.

July 20, 2019
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