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I got confused while making a German sentence meaning:

How you can enjoy your time without me?

How can I translate the without me part? Does it depend on the case, like "wie"? For example:

Ich verstehe nichts, genau wie du.

Sie ignorierte ihn, wie mich.

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“Without me” is just “ohne mich”. Ohne is a preposition requiring the accusative case. Nothing special here.

  • I have also read "ohne ich" many times, there should be something special. – Gigili May 1 '12 at 19:33
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    @Gigili Impossible ;p What you find googling "ohne ich" is Ohne Ich, kein Wir and sentences in which punctuations split ohne and ich or sentences in which the part behind ohne is a quote (missing quotation marks possible) – Em1 May 1 '12 at 19:43
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    Well, Google is not a good dictionary @Em1. ;) – Gigili May 1 '12 at 19:54
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    @ Gigili: Nevertheless, Em1 is right. Ohne is always with accusative. – Tara B May 2 '12 at 7:37
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"Wie kannst Du ohne mich Spaß haben?" or "Wie kannst Du Dich ohne mich amüsieren?", depending on how you want to translate "enjoy your time".

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