I have this sentence in english:

Can I ask you one more question?

I am supposed to use eine Frage stellen instead of just fragen.

So I created this:

Darf ich euch eine Frage stellen?

Is the position of euch correct?

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    Yes it is correct; I would ask Darf ich NOCH eine Frage stellen?, however (the addressee is somewhat obvious), simply to cover the one more aspect.
    – guidot
    Mar 21, 2020 at 17:20

1 Answer 1


Can I ask you a question? - Darf ich euch eine Frage stellen.

Can I ask you one more question? - Darf ich euch noch eine Frage stellen.

"Stellen" is a verb with 2 objects here, an accusative object (eine Frage) and a dative object (euch). Unless the accusative object is a personal pronoun or the accusative definite and the dative indefinite, the dative always comes before the accusative.


  • Ich stelle euch eine Frage.
  • Ich stelle euch die Frage.
  • Ich stelle sie euch.

  • Ich stelle dem Mann eine Frage.
  • Ich stelle dem Mann die Frage.
  • Ich stelle die Frage einem Mann.
  • Ich stelle sie einem Mann.
  • Ich stelle sie dem Mann.

Also: "You" can be translated by "euch" (you guys), but also by "dir" (you, singular, informal) or "Ihnen" (you, singular or plural, formal).

  • Thanks for the answer. Mar 21, 2020 at 17:06

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