In the given sentence

Für das bin ich zuständig.

is this sentence correct? I am skeptical because the object comes before the subject.

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The word order is fine, yes. "Dafür" would be used instead of "für das", though, regardless of the position.


Yes, it is one of the possible word orderings in German. With it, you put the focus to the object. Compare:

Ich bin zuständig für das

means "I am responsible for that". While

Für das bin ich zuständing

means "This is for what I am responsible".

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