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"Sekali, dua kali, tiga kali."

Translation:Once, twice, thrice.

September 9, 2018

12 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lisa-Lisa-Lisa

why was one time two times three times not excepted


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rick392366

why was one time two times three times not excepted

That should have been accepted, I just checked in the database.


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

It seems it still doesn't accept that answer


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

That should be accepted.


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

"Thrice" is not something you'll hear often without a humorous or archaic context in English. The reason I care about all these stilted English translations is its making Indonesian seem that way to me as I try to learn it. Sincerely seeking the contemporary, cosmopolitan, relevant Indonesian tones...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobertStew949868

Thrice? Seriously????? That's so 18th century!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cor665827

Confusing. One time two times three times should be accepted imo.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/russ109214

It's sounds British, you mean the English sounds English? LMAO


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Geir740660

From wiktionary.org Usage notes

Unlike once and twice, thrice is somewhat dated in American and British usage, sometimes used for a comical or intentionally archaic effect; three times is the more standard and typical usage. On the other hand, once and twice are almost always preferred over one time and two times respectively. Thrice does however retain some currency in compounds like thrice-monthly, and it is still standard and stylistically neutral in Indian English.


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

"thrice" might be correct, but is dated and nobody uses it. Why is "three times" wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobertStew949868

thrice is still in usage in the UK, i have 30 something Brit friends that use is and aussies use, in american engish it's totally anachronistic.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bill678285

Lionel Ritchie weighed in on this one many years ago. "Three time a lady"

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