Prepositions used with the dative

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Prepositions used with the dative

The prepositions aus (from), bei (at, with), von (from, by), seit (since), mit (with), nach (after) and zu (to) are always used with the dative. Dativ

Caroline frühstückt gerne bei ihrer Freundin Louise. Possessivartikel Dativ

Caroline likes to have breakfast at her friend Louise's place. (Note: bei is used here to mean "at the house of".)

Wir warten seit einer Stunde. Unbestimmter artikel

We have been waiting for an hour.

Magda holt den Wein aus dem Keller. Bestimmter Artikel

Magda fetches the wine from the cellar.

Note: the prepositions bis (until, up to), durch (through), für (for), gegen (against), um (around) and ohne (without) are used with the accusative. Akkusativ

Sie fliegen ohne mich in den Urlaub.

They are flying away on vacation without me.

Dr. Meyer geht um den Pool herum. 

Dr. Meyer is walking around the pool.

-Von wem sprechen Sie? -Von meinem Mann.

-Whom are you talking about? -(About) my husband.



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