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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 ...


This is a mix of two constructs that might be a bit hard to get for learners of the language - A construct using dative to express "I accept" (maybe close to the English "Fits/suits me"), and the whole thing in subjunctive. Aunt Petunia said "It won't ever enter the house" Tante Petunia sagte, "Das kommt mir nicht ins Haus" (So basically an expression ...


Dein Gefühl hat dich nicht getrogen. EDIT: Falsche Erklärung entfernt, um Missverständnisse zu vermeiden. Eine Option, bei der die Konstruktion beibehalten wird, wäre eine Umstellung des Satzes zu: Es geht nicht um die Farbe der Regierung, sondern um das Errichten von Mauern. Die Antwort von Chieron ist ebenfalls eine korrekte Alternative.


Anmelden would have the connotation of official registration. As in through sign-up, written registration. Melden would be like raising a hand, making an announcement, stepping forward. It's the general decision to sign up for something, but may not yet involve the formal process. If it does it could be used synonymously. You would use sich für das ...

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