"Not every phone is a cell phone."

Translation:Nicht jedes Telefon ist ein Handy.

September 6, 2017

2 Comments


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

Why is it incorrect to say nicht alle Telefon ist ein Handy.? Is there a difference between jedes and alle?

September 6, 2017

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

In English you either say all phones are (plural!) or every phone is (singular). It is the same with German here: nicht alle Telefone sind or nicht jedes Telefon ist.

September 6, 2017
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