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"Sang raja memerintahkan pelabuhan ini ditutup."

Translation:The king ordered this harbor to be closed.

October 14, 2018

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This just sounds like the harbour itself was ordered by the king to close itself. Not sure how common the subjuctive is in common usage, but personally I would say "The King decreed that this harbour be closed."

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