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"Kucing saya mengejar anjing dia."

Translation:My cat chases his dog.

September 5, 2018

9 Comments


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

I didn't know your cat had a dog.


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

I think "his" is referring to another person, rather than the cat. E.g. "My cat chases my brother's dog"


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

Hai! In that case, I think the Indonesian sentence could be "Kucing saya mengejar anjing kucing saya.", being "anjing kucing saya" the dog of my cat, and really very strange sentences in both Indonesian and English. But this is how Indonesian works. And also, "dia" is a pronoun only used for people. I think the Duolingo sentence is very clear with that. Of course, it is also very enjoyable. ;)

Selamat belajar! :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Flanders1

useful to know dia is only for people .. clears it up


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

Are you sure not the other way? The cat must be as large as a Tiger.


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

There are some bad-ass cats out there... and some weasly wieners of a dog...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Violet138039

Why "my cat is changing his dog" is not expected?


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

changing - chasing

expected - accepted

Hope that helps :)

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