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"Ada asap ada api."

Translation:Where there is smoke, there is fire.

March 6, 2019

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

This is an Indonesian idiom.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Perry392902

We have the exact same idiom in Dutch so I think the Indonesians borrowed it from us


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ph.bs1MSq

umm...OK.......bye?......


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

Because the Indonesians hadn't invented fire yet?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/drigoro2000

Or it could be the other way around. In english they have the expression "Long time no see" which comes from Chinese.


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

In Russian it is "there is no smoke without the fire" (нет дыма без огня) as well.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tuanle163158

please accept "where there's smoke, there's fire"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ph.bs1MSq

SAAAAAAY WHAAAAAAT


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ph.bs1MSq

how does that make sense

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