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"Mereka meminta saya pulang."

Translation:They ask me to go home.

September 2, 2018

8 Comments


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

Oh dear, it sounds like I've overstayed my welcome...


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

It does come off a bit rude, doesn't it?


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

Yes, unless they accept the other correct translation, which is "They ask me to come home"...


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

How do you distinguish if they're asking one to come home or go home?


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

With that sentence on it's own, both are valid interpretations.

In the real world, the context of who "they" are (and where they are) would make it clear whether you were coming or going.


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

In other words "They ask me to come home" should be correct right? Reporting.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/samantha171202

Sounds like something an illegal immigrant would say


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Eric134550

Why is they asked me to go home wrong?

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