Welcome back to the series “How to Speak Like Native Indonesian”. In this second episode the other particle and idiom that we will discuss are “nah” and “banting tulang”. This particle and idiom will help you speak like native because they are often used by Indonesians.
Here are some examples from the particle “nah” and the idiom “banting tulang”:
Nah, waktunya tepat sekali.
Well, perfect timing.
Apakah dia seseorang yang mau banting tulang dalam melakukan pekerjaannya?
Is he a hard worker person in his job?
Understanding these particles and idioms will help you to speak like native Indonesian. We hope that you keep practising. Watch the video here to start practicing these in a conversation.