"Девочка хочет всё знать."

Translation:The girl wants to know everything.

December 5, 2015



Я тоже! ☺

August 2, 2016


"the girl wants to know it all" should also be a good answer right?

January 22, 2016


is there some sort of reasoning that one could know to more instinctually know why some things end up in bizarre places in sentence structure like this? im still very unclear why certain things end up where they do in russian sentences. seems like a lot is case by case

December 24, 2015


As a beginner a good rule of thumb is to start off with the familiar (to English speakers) Subject - verb - object sentence structure. In most cases that will work for you just fine.

Because Russian has its elaborate case system though, word order Can be a lot more flexible. You'll get a feeling for this the more you study. Russians tend to like to plop new information at the end of a sentence. And if they want to emphasize a word, they like to move it towards the beginning of a sentence. These can be pretty subtle changes in meaning though, so don't stress out about them too much.

Hope this helps!

January 7, 2016


Does "хочет" force the infinitive "знать" to the end of the sentence? Are there other verbs that do this?

December 5, 2015


Девочка хочет знать всё sounds fine, but pronoun+verb is quite (or even more) common.

December 6, 2015


Thank you. So you're saying that "Девочка хочет всё знать" is more common than "Девочка хочет знать всё," right?

December 6, 2015


actually either way works

June 3, 2016


is it okay if we switch the last two words around

July 7, 2016


я хочу учить все языки мира! ☺

November 6, 2017


Я тоже!

March 20, 2018


Are we refering to Irina Spalko from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull?

March 28, 2017


Unacceptable. She must be eliminated

August 15, 2018


Тот нельзя!

June 26, 2016


ут нельзя!

August 2, 2016


всё here seems to be operating as a noun - as the direct object of хочет - it is what the girl wants. But всё seems to be invariable, though, and the on-line translators state that it can function both as a noun and an adverb.

So, is it a noun-object here, or an adverb - or something else?

August 30, 2017


"A girl doesn't have a name" xD

January 30, 2018


When should I use девочка and when девушка?

October 23, 2018


https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/11502451/%D0%94%D0%B5%D0%B2%D0%BE%D1%87%D0%BA%D0%B0-vs-%D0%B4%D0%B5%D0%B2%D1%83%D1%88%D0%BA%D0%B0 I was about to give you a short answer but I thought this explanation would be more appropriate. :)

November 14, 2018


I wrote sentence without "The" and it is not correct :d

November 13, 2018


russian has ruined my english speaking awfully... like my sentences are getting more and more foreign and im forgetting english words... when my friend explains something he has to spell out the words so i understand.. it makes me feel stupid but its worth it

November 15, 2018


feels bad, man

November 15, 2018


What is the difference between девочка и девушка

December 31, 2018


Valar morghulis

February 5, 2019


I slipped and put girls instead of girl. Does this thing show no mercy.. Actually it's a fab app despite it being strict well done whoever put this all together free of charge

February 22, 2019


Could you change the word order and put всё last, following the prunciple to put the most important information last?

March 26, 2019


Could you please make this more tolerant towards typos? I mistyped "Everything" as "Evrything" and it passed as wrong, when it was not the slaughter of the century…

April 24, 2019
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