https://www.duolingo.com/tsilis

"Ist was ganz anderes."

January 28, 2013

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/MusicMan82

To all you native speakers who help out, thank you! I can learn from this sentence because of you.

March 4, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/tsilis

shouldn't it be "ist das..."? and not "ist was...."?

January 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Katherle

No, because "was" is a short form of "etwas" (something) here.

January 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/kyky

This sentece is an ellipsis; the subject has been left out.

January 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Laly

where is the question mark??? to show that it is a question

February 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Katherle

It's not a question. As kyky said, it's a short version of "Es ist etwas ganz anderes." In colloquial speech, the subject (here: es) can sometimes be omitted.

February 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/carolina_passos

I translated it as "This is totally different" and Duolingo said that only "That is totally different" or "It is something totally different" are correct? Would someone please tell me why?

March 17, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Waffenstillstand

Nobody really knows. It must be something like 'if i told you, i should kill you'. I had the same problem with many similar sentences until i got used to it. :-(

March 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/carolina_passos

That's sad o.O

March 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Dror.Schafer

Es ist etwas ganz anderes = is it a good sentence as well?

April 15, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/dn.daniel

why anders is inflected here

September 5, 2014
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