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"I like everything except turtles."

Translation:Jag tycker om allt utom sköldpaddor.

March 1, 2015

20 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rdpw94
  • 2016

Poor turtles!


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

Lucky turtles actually. Here on Duo, they are regularly on the menu at mealtimes. (I understand they are actually very tasty, which is why the giant Galapagos turtles no longer exist...)


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

I like turtles :(


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

Jag tycker också om sköldpaddor. :(


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

my brother says that literally every day, now I like everything except turtles .


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NatalieBoa3

Why is it allt and not alla?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/devalanteriel
  • allt = everything
  • alla = everyone, or all

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

Please explain "allting". I thought it could fit this sentence. What is the difference between "allt" and "allting"?


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

allt is just a shorter and nowadays much more common version of allting.

You can see the evolution pretty easily actually: all things = alla ting = all-ting = allting = allt.


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

Tack så mycket!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jorge56864

What about allting?


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

Sure, that works as well - allt is just a shorter version of allting.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JenniferRo778312

My husband begs to differ. It's the only swedish word he's actually learned (specifically the singular definite form) so we're always referencing it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/devalanteriel
  • utom = except
  • utan = without

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

What did the turtles do?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SayantanCh722302

Why its not "Jag tycker om allting utan sköldpaddor"


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

That is also accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/karenestrella1

That is what I answered, but it was not accepted.


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

Oh no, I'm sorry. I misread that.

  • utan = without
  • utom = except
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