"We turned her strong."

Translation:Kami mengubah dia menjadi kuat.

November 9, 2018

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/mjaffar

"We turned her strong" is an unusual statement in current English. Does this mean "We changed her to become strong" ?

November 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/joeldipops

Yep https://kbbi.web.id/ubah mengubah 1) menjadikan lain dari semula: timbul niatnya untuk ~ kebiasaan yang buruk itu;

1 To cause to become other than previously.

I'm having trouble with the example sentence :(

But a better translation would be "We made her strong"

November 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/TedMejiro

"We made her become strong (er)" might be a better alternative.

December 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/MichaKalic1

I wrote "Kami MEMBUAT dia menjadi kuat". Duolingo's response was "You have a typo" and it showed me the version above, "Kami mengubah dia menjadi kuat." So I'm confused - is just "membuat" so similar to "mengubah" or is my sentence correct?

March 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/joeldipops

I think it works fine as a translation of "We turned her strong"

March 17, 2019
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