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Vielen Dank allen oder euch allen?

First off: "Vielen Dank allen." is indeed correct. It is an ellipse of an old construct: Dank sei + Dativ For instance Dank sei dem Herrn .... @Spencer, @Sonyfreak: Vielen Dank allen, die ...
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Vielen Dank allen oder euch allen?

In Vielen Dank euch allen. euch is the dative form of the personal pronoun 2nd person plural. The expression means "Thanks a lot to you all". Your suggestion Vielen Dank allen. is not ...
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what is difference between "Vielleicht kommt er noch." and "vielleicht kommt er"?

There are several possible meanings of noch, depending on context; most likely: despite it is a bit late already (equivalent to English still) in addition to somebody else, who is already there ...
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Usage of "zwar"

There are a lot of answers already, but I think none of them really nails it. This is an attempt to be more clear. It overlaps with most of the other answers, but I hope it adds some clarity. Modal ...
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Usage of "zwar"

If in doubt, it is better not to translate the word "zwar" into the English language. It is never wrong. The word "zwar" makes an Endorsement and a connection to what it is said ...
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How does usage of "übrig" and "verbleibend" differ?

I mean their meaning is quite similar, as both refer to something that is left, leftovers from something, a rest, something that remains. Technically übrig would be a part of a bigger collective that ...
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Is there a different usage of "Erpel" vs. "Enterich"?

Both words denominate the same thing, but are of different origin and (at least historical) use: Erpel seems to be common in the north (and is of Flemish origin), while Enterich seems to origin from ...
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