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Refer to this website for adjective endings Adjective Endings As you can see, since there is a determiner(Einer), the appropriate ending is -en


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You obviously already know about dative and accusative when used with locations, the former generally meaning something being there and the latter something going there. Here, the sentence does not necessarily say that you are going to jog into the forest. Rather, after having gone to town, you’re going to go to the forest and then do some jogging there. ...


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Canoo.net sums it up nicely. The general rule is: Use genitive. Then the following exceptions apply: Since genitive plural is unmarked, always use dative plural if there is no article and there are no adjectives; Always use (uninflected) dative singular for single nouns without adjectives or article; You may use dative if the noun has no article, only ...


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In both your examples it is not so much the verb, that rules the case, but rather the preposition. "in" goes with both dative and accusative - Dative is used for static past movement - Something has been moved somewhere and now stays there. Ich trage die Daten in der Tabelle ein Focuses more on the data now being in the table. Accusative is used to ...



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