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"They order peanut bread."

Translation:Mereka pesan roti kacang.

December 8, 2018

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/helpme388906

why not kacang roti? :o


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Flanders1

wow that sounds amazing. thanks for the link to the recipes!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dirk319029

Word order is reversed compared to English.


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

Why is "mereka pesan roti kacang" not correct? What is "memesan"?!


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

Both "pesan" and "memesan" should be correct.

What is "memesan"? Memesan = prefix "me-" + base word "pesan".

For formal or written language,"to order" is translated into "memesan" (base word with prefix). However, in daily conversations (informal), we usually drop the prefix and use only the base word, which is "pesan".

(In general "me-" is often dropped in the colloquial style)

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