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"Is everything good?"

Translation:Ist alles gut?

January 4, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ronesz

Is it really used like this? Not only "Alles gut?"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OhioKristina

I think there are lots of answers that could fit this sentence...I tried "Alles im Ordnung?" and it marked me wrong.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bf2010
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"Alles in Ordnung" is actually the better translation; "Ist alles gut?" is usually reserved to situations after an accident or a quarrel when you try to get emotionally in touch with a person in shock.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NathanTeacher

Would "Geht alles gut" work as well?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mirkzwart

Ist 'Alles gute' nicht auch korrekt? Ich glaube das viele Leute das sagen statt 'ist alles gut?'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bf2010
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Sorry, no; "alles Gute" simply means "all the best" (either as the short form of birthday greeting like in "alles Gute zum Geburtstag" or a variety of "alles Gute für dich" as "all thre best for your".

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