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"Mereka bermain bola di lapangan."

Translation:They play ball on the field.

August 17, 2019

8 Comments


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

I never heart of anyone "playing ball". Is that a specific game in Indonesian?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Femmy813541

Usually it means that they're playing soccer.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HerbalEsse1

Main sepak bola would be more useful, with football as an option.


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

"Playing ball" used to be a common phrase, at least in American English. Could refer to any ball sport (baseball, basketball, soccer, etc.)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/doubletops1

I lost two lives on this. Why must it be the field and not a field. Wheres the nya. FML


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

So "bermain" is an exception in case that it is transitive?


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

wouldn't "the field" be "lapangannya", and lapangan be "a field"? Am I missing something here? lapangannya was rejected. Would love to hear from Duolingo one of these days, do they not read these comments?

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