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"She eats a lot so not to become the thinnest."

Translation:Dia makan yang banyak agar tidak menjadi yang terkurus.

September 16, 2018

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

She eats a lot so as not to become the thinnest.


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

Just came in to add this suggestion for the English. The English sentence now is so bad.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/blu3beard

"Dia makan yang banyak supaya tidak menjadi yang terkurus" was not accepted.


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

It's fixed, it should be accepted now.


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

Can "biar" be used instead of "agar" in this sentence? I'm not sure of the difference between the two but when I lived in Indo, my ibu would constantly tell me "makan banyak biar gemuk kaya ibu"


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

"biar" is the colloquial synonym of "agar", "supaya".

https://kbbi.web.id/biar

biar/bi·ar/ p
1 cak
agar; supaya:

In the KBBi definition, you see "cak".
"cak" = ragam cakapan, ragam takbaku ==> only used in informal/colloquial style, not the standard.

That's the reason it's not used in this course, but it's perfectly fine to use it in everyday speech.

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