Nominative / accusative - what to use with preposition “als” and constructions like “John the engineer”?
Sie halten Johannes der Ingenieur als der wichtigste Fachmann ihrer Firma. I don't know if I used the two "der" articles well. In the sentence "Sie halten den Mann" the accusative is obvious, ...
As a non native speaker, I am unable to wrap my head around with usage of prepositions. Just today in class, my teacher asked the following question from a text in A2 Sprach Training book. ...
Possible Duplicate: Why isn’t “Ich danke dir” “Ich danke dich?” If when I'm talking with a German, and I want to thank him/her which one is correct? Ich danke dich is correct or Ich danke ...
I believe that in the sentence Ich danke 'du/dir/dich' that: ich = subject danke = verb du = direct object. Wouldn't that mean that it would be "Ich danke dich"? I hear people say ...