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"Mereka ada di urutan sebelas."

Translation:They are on number eleven.

August 30, 2018



"in the eleventh position" should be accepted.


Difficult, as I asked my husband for the meaning. It is very context dependant. By itself you can use it to mean "They are on number eleven...of the quiz" "They are on number eleven....Blaba Street." "They are on number eleven...for the queue"


Hmm...in that case, I think "in/at" should also be accepted alongside "on".


I also think "at" should be accepted. Like when commenting on ranking. "My website is at number eleven on Google", "My song is at number eleven in the charts", etc.


They are in 11th place?


Agreed. They are at number eleven bla bla street. They are eleventh in the queue. they are up to number eleven in the quiz. These make sense to me. not those examples above.


"They are in eleventh position" would be the common way to say this where I come from.


This sentence doesn’t have much meaning without a context


It has a full stop at the end so it is meant to be a complete sentence, not part of one. In that case it looks like gibberish to me, not English.


That is how they say it -- they are in eleventh place or they are in the eleventh position. Personally, I like to see literal translations as it helps with my understanding of the grammar and how people talk about things. Language is never always literally translatable, each has quirks. The trick is to understand what this phrase means in context. What is missing here is the context -- which is why we have these comments :-)


they are in number 11..should be accepted.


It's not clear what this means. On train number eleven? That's the only thing that comes to mind.


Could somebody please explain to me the difference between being in the 11 th position and on the 11th position ?


To me, the English sentence sounds like it might be referring to someone's table at a restaurant. Would that work as a translation of the Indonesian?

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