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"SELAMAT PAGI" : "GOOD MORNING" in Indonesian Language. LEARN BASIC BAHASA INDONESIA IN JAKARTA OR ONLINE, with Language Studies Indonesia.

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good morning  in Indonesian language

thank you  in Indonesian language       

hello  in Indonesian language               

Indonesian language name                  

:  selamat pagi

terima kasih


Bahasa Indonesia

Bahasa Indonesia Commonly Used Expression: "Terus Terang"

There are quite a few Indonesian expressions you already have: Oh.. begitu, sekarang juga, masuk akal, biasa saja, and makan waktu. We hope that because of this, you are more and more confident in expressing yourself in Bahasa Indonesia.

In order to complete you with another commonly used expression, you will learn about "Terus Terang."

Let’s take a look at the example below:

Terus terang, saya tidak suka makan durian.”

Honestly, I don’t like eating durians."

As you can see from the example, we use terus terang to express “honestly, frankly, or directly.”

To see more on how terus terang is being expressed in daily situations, click the video below.

Selamat berlatih!



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