¿Todos alcaldes?

PatiC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

¿Todos alcaldes?

Todo alcalde merece respeto. (English trans: All mayors deserve respect.) Why is it not Todos alcades merece respeto?

Saludos,

Pati E.

Asked 2 weeks ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Pati

You can either say "todos los alcaldes" or in singular "todo alcalde", but not "todos +noun without the article".

So, for example:

todos los días everyday

todas las mañanas = every morning

todos los profesores every teacher

todo profesor = every teacher

todo estudiante = every student

 

But using "todo + noun" in singular sounds more formal.

Inma

PatiC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I'm wondering if the English translation would be closer to "Every mayor deserves respect" rather than All mayors deserve respect?

¿Todos alcaldes?

Todo alcalde merece respeto. (English trans: All mayors deserve respect.) Why is it not Todos alcades merece respeto?

Saludos,

Pati E.

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