"Ihr beide, bitte!"

Translation:You two, please!

February 16, 2013



Is "Both of you, please!" correct, isn't it?

April 5, 2013


That was my answer and it was accepted.

June 5, 2013


the sentenses is not clear !!

July 5, 2015


The correct comment is 'The sentences are not clear'!

October 31, 2018


Actually, I think it might be "The sentence is not clear!"

July 29, 2019


It was "You both, please!" Accepted, although a further "correct" solution (according to Duolingo) is "You two, please!" I always thought two was "zwei" :/

January 12, 2014


Yes but both refers to two of something, so in English it is interchangeable, I'm not sure in German, probably not

February 2, 2014


Beide is preferred but it's also interchangeable in German.

December 18, 2014


what is the difference between beiden and beide?

February 16, 2013


This should help.. http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=1054658

Beide and beiden mean the same. The difference in usage depends on the presence of the article (die/der/das etc.) before beide. If article is present, then use beiden. If there is no article use beide or end beide with case endings as in beider.

January 22, 2014


"Ihr beide,bitte" and "Hallo,ihr beiden" Why is this diferrence between"beide" and "beiden".

September 10, 2014


As I understand it (after reading http://www.duden.de/rechtschreibung/beide) when following pronouns it takes different [kind of random] forms. You just have to remember them. According to Duden, after “ihr” both “beide” and “beiden” are equally correct.

January 16, 2017


I think it depends whether its in nominativ or akkusativ or dativ too

December 9, 2014

February 16, 2013


When does Ihr mean you and her?

June 24, 2013


Ihr with a capital I in the middle of a sentence is always you (formal). ihr with a lower case i is her

July 2, 2013


shouldn't Ihr with capital I be your (formal) not you.

July 24, 2013


You have to be careful so you dont confuse yourself, you can use Ihr as a PERONAL pronoun (You, plural) and as a POSSESSIVE pronoun (Ihr = Hers, Theirs). I hope I helped you a bit, if I'm wrong, please correct me :) Tschüss

August 21, 2013


I thought I was understanding "ihr" and then I got hit with so many different "ihr"s, I'm so confused.

June 11, 2019


Ihr as a PERSONAL PRONOUN: "You" (plural).

Ihr as a POSSESIVE PRONOUN (Formal): "Her ..." "Your ..." (plural)

January 18, 2014


i think that some of these senteces have no sense...

August 1, 2013


Imagine a classroom. The teacher needs two students to act as characters from a play. He says "you two, please". now it makes sense

November 12, 2013


But with no context, this phrase sounds very strange.

January 11, 2014


most phrases do seem strange without context. that's why they are 'phrases' and not 'sentences'. However , you still can use them in day to day life

January 11, 2014


I am confused about Ihr, Ihre and Eure. Are Ihr and Eure interchangeable?

August 17, 2014


Ihr can be a personal pronoun ( second person plural informal you ) or a possesive pronoun ( her, their or... your, the formal one). You can distinguish these cases from the context.

But if you see ihre, you can be sure this is a possesive (her, their or formal your) pronoun followed by a feminine or plural noun , as there is the -e ending. The same goes for eure, which means our followed by a feminine or plural noun. This works for nominativ nouns. Therefore you can see that neither ihr, ihre or eure are interchangeable.

Here is a table that was posted on another topic. The site is in french but you should be able tounderstand the table. Hope it is useful! ( http://deutsch.info/fr/grammar/possessivpronomen)

October 5, 2014


If I go by this site:


Then it says you can only use "beide" if there is no article (strong declension). If there are indefinite or possessive pronouns then you have to use "beiden" (mixed declension). So I just want to be 100% sure, "Ihr" here is a personal, and not possessive, pronoun correct? Is that why the answer is "Ihr beide"?

January 19, 2019


Why not Ihr beiden bitte?

November 12, 2013


Nominativ (wer?): ihr beiden or ihr beide (beides ist korrekt), wir beide und Sie (you) beide und sie (they) beide. Not so often used like this: wir beiden, Sie und sie beiden.

May 1, 2016


Ihr can also mean formal plural "your", right? All of these possible definitions are really confusing me.

December 23, 2013


Ihr beide,bitte and Hallo,ihr beiden Are these two sentences are the same?What is the difference?In the first sentence it is "beide".In the other sentence,it is "beiden.Why?

September 10, 2014


I just replied 'Please, both of you!' Is there something I'm missing, or is this acceptable?

March 5, 2015


I am so cunfused with the german language, its so hard :(((

April 25, 2015


im learning spanish and german as an english speaker and im finding the german is easier to pick up. all languages are hard to learn, unless you are one of the lucky people who pick them up naturally.

April 17, 2016


Deutch Sprache, Schwere Sprache = German is hard!

March 5, 2016


I think Italian is way harder.. harder than French and probably even harder than Spanish

March 5, 2016


This is two in the sense of 'you both' and not 'you too/also' isn't it? Maybe it's because of the lack of context but I'm struggling with this word.

May 24, 2015


What is the difference between Sie and Ihr?

June 30, 2016


"ihr" (not capitalized) is the plural of "du" , the informal you: A mother says to her two children: "Ihr beide, kommt (ein)mal her!" The capitalized "Sie" is the formal you. You can use it almost like "you" as polite address to everyone perhaps except for children and your friends. Using the "Sie" is not difficult.

July 22, 2016


While this is technically correct the only place you'd hear it would be in a line.

August 16, 2016


In the internet it is common to say "du " to everyone and children and quiet young people among themselves prefer "du" instead of "Sie". But using "Sie" as a polite address is (still) very common.

August 16, 2016


I don´t understand the difference "beide" and "beiden". That´s why i am not sure if "Ihre beiden, bitte" could also work?

April 1, 2017


"Ihre beiden" this means: "your two" (or her two) and could be: "your two children". "Ihr beide(n), bitte." means: "you two", please (come in)". (Some people say: "ihr beiden, bitte")

June 5, 2017


Beide was a new word for me, I clicked on it and it showed me "both" but there was no option like this..

August 27, 2017


"the both of you" and "both of you" is literally the same, right? -__-

October 6, 2017


Where to say beiden and where to say beide?

August 23, 2018


so ihr beide bitte is correct for you two and when i wrote ihr beide for you two it's wrong??? how tf duo reasons??????????

September 18, 2018


can anybody explain the difference between beide and beiden and when to use which one to an idiot please. I really can not see how and when to use them at all. thanks.

January 11, 2019


why is "ihr beide bitte" and "hallo ihr beiden"?

March 6, 2019


Why isn't it beiden bitte?

June 5, 2019


"You two, please" is not correct translation. It should be "You too*, please"

June 10, 2019


No, that’s not right. Beide = “both”. That is, “both of you, please!” The word “too” = auch (also).

June 10, 2019


That doesn't make any sense. "Too" is "auch" I thought.

June 11, 2019


It is. That’s what I said— “Too” = auch.

June 12, 2019


Beide?? What happened to "zwei" ??

June 11, 2019


They aren’t quite the same. beide = both. zwei = two. My assumption is that if we are talking to people, we have to use beide, but I could be mistaken.

June 12, 2019


Since it is Ihr with a capital I does that mean it is referring to women? Or does it go both ways? Why can't I say du beide instead?

July 12, 2019


No, it’s a capital I because it’s the beginning of the sentence. Nothing to do with the sex of the people being talked to. And du is always singular— you’re talking to one person only.

But in this sentence, the speaker is addressing two people, so the pronoun has to be ihr.

July 12, 2019



July 20, 2019


What does ihr beide, bitte mean???

August 11, 2019


Ihr means "you" but plural. It is the informal 2nd person plural pronoun, i.e. "you all" as in "you all are young"

Beide means "both" or when talking about two of something

Bitte means "please" and comes from the verb "bitten" which means to request/plead/ask for, as in "ich bitte" "I request"

"Ihr beide, bitte" means "Both of you, please" or "You two, please"

August 11, 2019


Too not two

August 20, 2019


Nein! Beide means “both”, that is, two people, or two things. (“Too” = auch).

August 20, 2019


Why not both ???

September 11, 2019


Can you clarify? Both of what?

September 11, 2019

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