"Sang raja memerintahkan pelabuhan ini ditutup."

Translation:The king ordered this harbor to be closed.

October 14, 2018



Should it be: The king ordered TO close this harbor ?

October 14, 2018


You sentence only reads well if you add a person/pronoun ... The king ordered you to ...

October 14, 2018


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."

November 7, 2018
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