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"Their research costs three billion rupiahs."

Translation:Penelitian mereka memakan biaya tiga miliar rupiah.

May 31, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/adi._

... memakan biaya ...

... menelan biaya ...

... costs ...


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

How about this topic-comment sentence:
"Penelitian mereka biayanya tiga miliar rupiah."
(The cost of their research is 3 billion rupiahs.)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/phil727975

This was my exact translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/S9N1t

We do not use "rupiahs" with an 's' in English. The plural of rupiah is rupiah. Same with some other currencies such as yuan, yen and baht. Many currencies do take the 's' of course, eg dollars, pounds (but not quid, which is slang for a pound) and sometimes euros.

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