Personal pronouns in the accusative case in German

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Personal pronouns in the accusative case

You can replace the accusative object with a personal pronoun.

Ich sehe den Mann. → Ich sehe ihn.

I see the man. → I see him.

Du magst das Bier. → Du magst es.

You like the beer. → You like it.

Dr. Meyer liebt Betty. → Dr. Meyer liebt sie.

Dr. Meyer loves Betty → Dr. Meyer loves her.

Here are the personal pronouns in the accusative case:

ichmichRufst du mich heute Abend an? Will you call me this evening?
dudichIch hole dich in 5 Minuten ab. I’ll pick you up in 5 minutes.
erihnDas ist Tim. Anna liebt ihn sehr. That’s Tim. Anna loves him very much.
siesieMagda ist eine tolle Frau. Ich bewundere sie. Magda is a great woman. I admire her.
esesIch habe mir ein neues Buch gekauft. Ich mag es. I bought myself a new book. I like it.
wirunsWir sind Anna und Tim! Kennt ihr uns nicht? We are Anna and Tim. Don’t you know us?
ihreuchDa seid ihr ja! Ich habe euch gesucht. There you are! I was looking for you.
siesieDie Kekse sind super, hast du sie probiert? The biscuits are lovely. Have you tried them?
SieSieLauter bitte, ich kann Sie nicht verstehen. Speak up, please. I can’t understand you.

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