"This is all so sudden."

Translation:Das ist alles sehr plötzlich.

3/31/2013, 8:36:53 AM

29 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/yaliyev
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why alles but not alle?

9/25/2013, 3:33:54 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Majamei

I feel quite confused, too. Here's a video I found explains why: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfxbcG9BeSY

10/24/2013, 1:13:03 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/karlectron

I like it. Nice explanation.

10/28/2013, 10:26:56 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/TinyHippo
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And here I was, thinking I could use "so plötzlich".

3/31/2013, 8:36:53 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/kirstinmjkeller

It is accepted!

5/30/2013, 2:31:15 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Germandy
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Well, I think you could. It should be accepted.

3/31/2013, 12:13:42 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/noam.j.nov

why can't I use "ganz" instead of "alles"?

5/28/2014, 9:06:03 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/ilya88
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Is "Das ist ganz so plötzlich" really wrong?

1/20/2014, 5:20:53 PM

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Yes, ganz can be used for all, but a rule of thumb is to see if you can use the expression "the whole" in its place, and it still makes sense. Ich schlafe ganz nacht. (You can put in "the whole".... "I sleep the whole night") in the case of the sentence above, writing ganz is tantamount to saying "this is the whole very sudden". You see, that makes no sense, so we use alles which is the pronoun that can actually stand alone, and not alle, which is the adjective that generally precedes a noun. Hope that helped.

6/29/2016, 5:36:42 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Visejezicar
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For me, ganz is like entire.

1/6/2018, 3:12:28 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/solidwolfg
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Why is "ganz" incorrect here?

6/24/2014, 9:20:12 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/OnkelD
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You might check any of the explanations above--including checking out that link provided by majamei -- it explains it quite well.

6/29/2016, 5:37:35 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/sandeepa2
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Among the multiple choices where all correct options were to be ticked, only Das ist alles sehr plötzlich was accepted and not Dies ist alles ziemlich plötzlich.

Can some one explain this please. Danke !

2/25/2015, 10:33:42 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/David.Strausss

"Dies" should be allowed too?

6/3/2013, 2:40:43 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/ijoni
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Yes.

3/15/2014, 7:55:25 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/aktm87

Why "das ist alles zu plötzlich" is wrong Zu means very or so as sehr

9/21/2014, 5:41:04 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Anna_FA
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Zu means too, generally. So that would be "this is all too sudden" (which is also a good sentence to know)

10/11/2015, 10:10:58 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Symbols

I wrote the following: Es ist ganz so plötzlich Why is this wrong?

6/6/2013, 7:35:37 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/kirstinmjkeller

Not sure about the whole thing but "es" would mean "it" not "this"

7/19/2013, 10:22:59 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/kasradzenika

why isn't "Das ist alles WIE plötzlich" accepted?

2/4/2014, 12:28:00 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/MarkBennett6
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That would be "That is all how/like sudden" - think what "so" means in English here in "so sudden": you need the meaning of "very/extremely", which in German is "so/sehr".

7/13/2014, 7:56:32 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/ijoni
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Is "Alles ist plöztlich" correct?

3/15/2014, 7:54:59 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/V2Blast
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No. That'd just mean "everything is sudden".

7/23/2014, 5:12:49 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/XoooOverdose

"Plötzlich das ist" is incorrect! Why?

6/25/2014, 3:11:32 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/MarkBennett6
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That would be "suddenly that is". You need to translate "so" (easy - it's "so"!) and use a valid word order.

7/13/2014, 7:58:49 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Anna_FA
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That's too Yoda-esque for Duo :)

10/11/2015, 10:12:27 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/prandall1

Isn't the idiomatic equivalent "Das kommt alles so plötzlich"?

10/27/2014, 3:17:11 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/AndrewMull10

What is wrong with "Das ist alles ganz plozlich"

10/15/2015, 3:37:10 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Phonsus
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It corrected me as :"Das ist alles so schnell" some got too be wrong

7/8/2017, 2:52:14 AM
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