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"There is too much smoke from the kitchen of that restaurant."

Translation:Ada terlalu banyak asap dari dapur restoran itu.

July 10, 2019



Why not just "terlalu"? Must we put "banyak" so that it is clear we are talking about the AMOUNT of smoke?


banyak = a lot, much, many

terlalu = too

terlalu banyak = too much

If you leave out "banyak", then you're saying something like :
"There is too smoke ...."

That doesn't make sense.


You could use keterlaluan

Asap dari dapur restoran itu keterlaluan= The smoke from that restaurant's kitchen is too much.

But keterlaluan is a little more extreme than too much and has other uses.

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