Todo, toda, todos, todas

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Todo, toda, todos, todas 

When todo (all, every) goes with a noun, it must agree in gender and number.


Todas las plantas y todos los árboles son importantes.

All the plants and all the trees are important.

When todo is a pronoun:

  • Todos/as is always in the plural when it stands for a group of people.

Todas vinieron a casa.

They all came home.

  • Todo/toda (a quantity) and todos/todas when it stands for a group of things.

—¿Cuánto vino quieres? —Lo quiero todo.

-How much wine do you want? -I want it all.

—¿Has subido las maletas? —Sí, las he subido todas.

-Have you taken the suitcases upstairs? -Yes, I've taken them all up.

When todo means completamente (completely, entirely), it is irregular and always singular.

El pastel es todo de chocolate.

The cake is made entirely of chocolate.

La pared es toda blanca.

The wall is completely white.

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