Dialog Asking and Giving Permission
Asking and giving permission is a common practice in our daily lives. Whether it is asking for permission to use someone’s property or giving permission to a friend to use our belongings, it is important to understand the etiquette of this practice. In this article, we will discuss the proper way to ask for permission and how to give permission in relaxed Indonesian language.
When you need to ask for permission, it is important to be polite and respectful. Start by addressing the person you are asking by their name and use formal language. For example, “Permisi, Pak/Bu. Bolehkah saya meminjam buku ini?” (Excuse me, Sir/Madam. May I borrow this book?). It is important to explain why you need permission and how you plan to use what you are asking for. This will help the person understand why you need their permission and make it easier for them to grant it. For example, “Saya butuh buku ini untuk menyelesaikan tugas kuliah saya” (I need this book to complete my college assignment).
When giving permission, it is important to be clear and concise. Use polite language and address the person by their name. For example, “Tentu saja, John. Kamu boleh meminjam buku itu selama satu minggu” (Of course, John. You may borrow that book for one week). It is also important to set any conditions or restrictions on the permission that you are granting. For example, “Tapi tolong jangan sampai rusak atau hilang” (But please do not damage or lose it).
Common Phrases for Asking Permission
Here are some common phrases that you can use when asking for permission: – Permisi, Pak/Bu. Bolehkah saya…? (Excuse me, Sir/Madam. May I…?) – Maaf mengganggu, Pak/Bu. Apakah saya boleh…? (Sorry to bother you, Sir/Madam. Can I…?) – Mohon izin, Pak/Bu. Saya ingin… (May I have your permission, Sir/Madam? I want to…)
Common Phrases for Giving Permission
Here are some common phrases that you can use when giving permission: – Tentu saja (Of course) – Silakan (Please go ahead) – Boleh (You may)
Asking and giving permission is an important part of our daily lives. By using polite language and following proper etiquette, we can ensure that we are respectful of others and their possessions. Remember to always explain why you need permission and to set any conditions or restrictions on the permission that you are granting. By doing so, we can create a more harmonious and respectful society.