"They would warn their colleagues over the phone."

Translation:Sie würden ihre Kollegen per Telefon alarmieren.

3/2/2013, 10:03:26 PM

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Why isn't it "alle ihre Kollegen"?

3/2/2013, 10:03:26 PM

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Why "alle" at all? Starting from the english sentence, I see no reason for that. 'ihre Kollegen' should be fine.

3/2/2013, 10:09:31 PM

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Good point. I was baffled that Duolingo wouldn't accept "ihre" and overlooked the "alle" question. Or wondered whether in another (to me) mysterious twist of idiom or grammar, "alle" also meant "their."

3/2/2013, 10:13:53 PM
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