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"C'est la même chose pour tous."

Translation:It is the same thing for all.

February 2, 2013

36 Comments


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

Just a remark : the last word should be said "touss" and not "tou" (the final 's' should be pronounced).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Wandering.Seeker

and why? because it is a pronoun here.

a trick to remember: pronoun = pronounced


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/M.parlange

Dl tells us : «write what you hear». well. we hear «tout», then we have to write «tout» even if we know that the audio would have had to be «tous».

Isn't it a paradoxal situation? we are penalysed If we do what we had been said to do.!!


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

You know, the problem with having French on Duolingo is that as a Duolingo employee you must be committed to truly exploring all the possible correct answers. I am a native French speaker. I cannot count how many times I have missed a question that is actually correct. I've also encountered many "true" answers that are incorrect, or multiple correct answers that are not included in the correct answer. The French here needs serious revision.


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

Then report the answers that you think should be accepted! You can help Duolingo be better in the future by doing so.


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

This I do! Thanks :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaCa826187

Without receiving a wage. Duolingo rubs its/his/her/their hands with glee.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Symph0nee

Définitivement


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

Did you mean "definitely"? Because I've never seen "définitivement" used that way in French before. It's only used to mean "forever" as far as I know, not "for sure". Could be that people in Quebec use it that way though, they do use a lot of expressions similar to English ones.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Symph0nee

Oh, thanks for your info!

I said that as to mean 'definitely,' as that is what Duo told me it was! lol.

Could you tell me what word you use for 'definitely?'

Thanks, miss!


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

I would probably use "absolument" and either "clairement" (adverb) or "c'est clair" (on its own). I don't think there is just one translation, probably depends on the person.


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

Will "tous" typically refer to "everyone", rather than "everything"? Or should "everything" be accepted here?


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

"Tous" means "everyone". "Tout" means "everything". One is singular and the other is plural. However, the pronounciation of "tous" includes the S, and it wasn't included here. It should have been. If you heard it pronounced and wrote down "tout", you were right.


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

Yes, but tous is also the plural form of tout, and when it is the s is not pronounced. http://french.about.com/od/grammar/a/tout.htm


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

Yes, but in that form, it's not used on its own. You would use it in sentences such as "tous les gens" or "tous ceux qui utilisent Duolingo" or that kind of thing. The "tous" that has its S unpronounced is not used on its own, so it cannot be it, it wouldn't be grammatically correct.

So based on the pronunciation they give, they only grammatically correct spelling would be "tout".


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

Yes, I agree that the pronunciation is wrong!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/puppy7989

Very clear - Ta :)


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

Go to this link IMMEDIATELY, read the lesson and then take the 20 question test. A FABULOUS way to nail the difference between tout, tous, toute and toutes....Thank You!!!


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

Thanks, Avistew. I was looking for the difference between "tout" and "tous"


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

I'd say "everyone" works much better than "everything". I personally wouldn't translate it as "everything".


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

shouldn't it be touSSSSSSSSS (i mean pronouncing the S) because it is a pronoun and not an adjetive


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

You should hear the s, yes. What she actually says is "tout".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/evelim1972

why "tout" not accepted? for all , has to be "tous" or "toutes"? when "tout" can be used?


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

if you follow the pronunciation there it SHOULD be tout. tous should be pronounced TOUSSS.


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

Yes, I said "tout" and it was wrong.


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

"Tout" would have another meaning. It would mean "everything" and not "everyone" here.


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

but one says "tout le monde" not "tous le monde"...


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

It is indeed "Tout le monde" because "monde" is uncountable. However you would say " Tous les gens", "Tous les individus", "Tous les participants". That's the way it goes indeed :)


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

If you mean tous, the s should then be pronounced here. Could you please correct the pronunciation?!

tout the t is silent.


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

I also heard "tout" and not "touS" and it was marked wrong. As noted by others previously, I believe this should be corrected.


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

tousssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss


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

can toutes be used instead of tous ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bapou59

pour tout le son est bon, mais pour tous on doit entendre le 's' j'entends : c'est la même chose pour tout


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kikitsa1

I was taught that the word "tous" which refers to people has the "s" pronounced at the end to distinguish it from the pronoun "tout"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/claude295345

Is Duolingo going to fix it for 2018???? Pronounciation is tousssss. Thanks

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