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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 Expressions - “Buang-Buang Waktu”

For the past 11 episodes, we have learned so many different Bahasa Indonesia commonly used expressions, including paling tidak, sama sekali, and tidak enak badan. We believe that practice is the key to fluency and

so we hope that you have had the chance to apply these commonly used expressions that you’ve learned

in your daily life.

To not waste any of your time, today’s expression is Buang-Buang Waktu.

“Aku tidak suka bermain video gim, menurutku bermain video gim hanya buang-buang waktu saja.”

I don’t like playing video games, in my opinion, playing video games is just a waste of time.

As the example shows, the expression buang-buang waktu has the same meaning as the English expression

“a waste of time.”

To watch more on how this expression is used in daily conversation, check out the video down below!

If you missed previous posts, we have already discusses many other commonly used expressions including

Selamat berlatih!



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