"Sang raja memerintahkan pelabuhan ini ditutup."

Translation:The king ordered this harbor to be closed.

October 14, 2018

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Marco690335

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

October 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/lockers001

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

October 14, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/tsuj1g1r1

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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