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Amboi , apakah harga kereta itu?

English translation: Wow, how much is that car?

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19:26 Jul 16, 2001
Malay to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Malay term or phrase: Amboi , apakah harga kereta itu?
in a movie , about racing.
Kyz
English translation:Wow, how much is that car?
Explanation:
Everyday language.
Selected response from:

Ramona Ali
Local time: 00:44
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Wow, how much is that car?
Ramona Ali
naWhoa! How much does that car cost?xxxA-MMI
naWow what a car! How much does it cost?
AK Bolhassan


  

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18 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Wow, how much is that car?


Explanation:
Everyday language.

Ramona Ali
Local time: 00:44
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay
PRO pts in pair: 227
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  rkaru: Most accurate, unless 'Amboi' is the name of the person the question's directed at in the movie. :-)
23 hrs
  -> He he, you're a funny guy. Let me ask the director ...

agree  xxxR.J.Chadwick: Agree -- but shouldn't it be "berapakah"? Or am I just generalizing from Bahasa Indonesia?
378 days
  -> Yes, it should have been berapakah
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1 hr
Wow what a car! How much does it cost?


Explanation:
...one way of treating it, I guess. I've split it into 2 sentences for impact, amazement etc. Guess others have a better suggestion.

AK Bolhassan
Malaysia
Local time: 00:44
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay, Native in EnglishEnglish
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1 day 49 mins
Whoa! How much does that car cost?


Explanation:
Amboi is a cool expression. It can indicate surprise, sarcasm, amazement, teasing.

Since this is a racing scene in a movie, I suggest saying "Whoa!" as this expression is used:
1) in response to seeing something that is fast/that has speed.
2) to show awe, amazement, fascination.




    simple, everyday use
xxxA-MMI
Malaysia
Local time: 00:44
Native speaker of: Malay
PRO pts in pair: 12
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