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

"He does not respond to any questions anymore."

June 17, 2013

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

What is the role of 'ad' here?

June 17, 2013

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

In a nutshell, just to sound better. "a" = to would be difficult to distinguish since "alcuna" begins with the same vowel. Therefore "d" is added to form "ad" = to

Similar thing happens when you have "e" before a word that begins with a vowel (Donne ed uomini)

Using this "euphonic D" is optional, but recommended when encountering identical vowels or when certain phrases simply sound better: "ad esempio. ( = for example)"

check this for more information: http://italian.about.com/od/grammar/a/aa091708a.htm

June 17, 2013

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

Non e' giusto, a dire "piu domande" invece "piu domanda"?

August 11, 2013

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

I also would say any questions plural

August 17, 2013
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