"Apa bahan sup itu?"

Translation:What are the ingredients of that soup?

January 21, 2019

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"Of" should be replaced with "in" or "for".


What are the ingredients in/for/of that soup?

'in', 'for' and 'of' are all three acceptable.

In: there is a pot of soup and you want to know some more about it.

For: there is no soup yet, but you would like to know how to make it.

Of: neutral. There may or may not be any actual soup in front of you and you give no hint why you want the information.


Wow, I had never realised these subtle differences although of course unconsciously I use them. Thank you, love interesting comments like this.


Why is contents a wrong interpretation for bahan?

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