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Both algebraical constructs can be expressed using modulo. Factorized constructs like $F/\sigma_n$ are read F durch die symmetrische Gruppe or F (faktorisiert) nach der symmetrischen Gruppe or F modulo symmetrische Gruppe or F modulo der symmetrischen Gruppe (I haven't heard anybody say F modulo die symmetrische Gruppe but I wouldn't even bother if I ...

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In this case just looking up words in a dicitonary without looking closely at context may be confusing indeed. The example you gave also is a good example of how this confusion can arise. Of course does Gesang translate to singing but in this case it is not the English present continuous of to sing but it is the noun the singing. To overcome this we should ...

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In addition to c.p.'s answer, there is also the case of attributes prepending a noun in plural. Cases relevant for this question can occur for any transitive, non-reflexive verb. for adjective with direct objects (Is this the correct term?). Transitive, non-reflexive verbs Ich rede über der Hilfe bedürfende Kinder. (der=genitive feminine) Über ...

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The list is complete. Just to be strict, there's something you might want to consider: In a poetic context you might stumble upon a vorangestellter Genitiv: …, der über der Königin lange Haaren spricht. (notice the absence of the coma) which actually means: …, der über die langen Haaren der Königin spricht. By the same token, …, der über des ...

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2) Akk. oder Dat. (Position) Edit: Welchen Fall nimmt "über", wenn es so benutzt wird, Akkusativ oder Dativ? Der Mann spricht über [wen oder was?] Blumen. Akkusativ in diesem Fall 1) I think it is a better strategy to not to emanate (?!) from the english preposition but rather from the sentence itself and the usage of the particular german ...

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Let me try to exemplify in one (incomplete) sentence the spectrum of prepositions that singen could accept: Gestern haben wir vor vielen Menschen wärend des Abendessens dank der Großzügikeit Herrn X für {eine Hochzeit · Gott · den Teufel} (je nach deinem Geschmack) (...) gesungen.

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If you explicitly refer to a site, use auf. However, Myspace, Facebook and Amazon.com are not only (names of) websites. There are services, social networks, encyclopaedias, databases, retailers and much more out there and it depends on this which prepositions you can use (additionally to auf). As an example take Amazon.com. You'd rather hear Das habe ...

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