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Any other / all other

I was trying to write some German and wanted to say "and any other XYZ". How do you say this. In the end I said something like "und alle anderen" and logically any other and all other mean the same thing but is a lot harder in english.

I wondered if you can say "und etwas anderen" or the correct word to replace 'etwas' as it doesn't seem right.
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Old 13.05.2011, 13:47
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Re: Any other / all other

irgend andere ?

In irgend einem anderem tag dieser woche..
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Old 13.05.2011, 14:00
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I was trying to write some German and wanted to say "and any other XYZ".
German has something called "grammar". In order to give you the correct word forms will you need to give us the entire sentence...
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Old 13.05.2011, 14:21
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German has something called "grammar". In order to give you the correct word forms will you need to give us the entire sentence...
as in. "can you please send me the papers together with any other related documents".
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Old 13.05.2011, 14:56
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as in. "can you please send me the papers together with any other related documents".
Bitte senden Sie mir die Papiere mit allen dazugehörigen Dokumenten.

Fairly generic, but should do...
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Old 13.05.2011, 15:25
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Re: Any other / all other

'und alle weitere' ?
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Old 13.05.2011, 15:42
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Bitte senden Sie mir die Papiere mit allen dazugehörigen Dokumenten.

Fairly generic, but should do...
Thanks. My question was is there a way to soften the question as in English:

From: "can you please send me the papers together with all other related documents".

To: "can you please send me the papers together with any other related documents".
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Thanks. My question was is there a way to soften the question as in English:
Not in German mate.
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Thanks. My question was is there a way to soften the question as in English.
We don't do soft in German. Please be more competent.
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Not in German mate.
You beat me again - for seconds.
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'by' seconds- even English has Grammar you know lol
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We don't do soft in German. Please be more competent.
hard/rude = competent

could this be the insight into the german mindset that i'm missing?
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We don't do soft in German. Please be more competent.
I agree on the don't. But are you saying you can't in german? Please be more precise!
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There is no need to. German speak German for Germans. It is irrelevant whether it hurts English feelings. And if you are English and competent in German, you know that it is not rude in the first place. Stop transfering, pliiiiiis.
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