"Kami tidak mau membakar hutan."

Translation:We do not want to burn the forest.

March 19, 2019

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In English when we talk about large structures burning to the point of destruction (houses, forests, etc) we say "burn down".

The wildfire burnt burned down half the forest.

It wouldn't be wrong to just say "his house was burned" but in my mind I would think the sentence wasn't complete.


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