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If you open any German textbook about German grammar, you will find description of these four types of objects in german sentences: dative objects Das Buch gehört dem Mann. accusative objects Das Kind sieht den Mann. genitive objects Die Angehörigen gedenken des Mannes. prepositional objects Die Frau spricht mit dem Mann. For example here or here ...


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The underlying verb is bringen. Now there are -among others- two version of this verb (1) jemandem(Dat.) etwas(Akk.) bringen (2) jemanden(Akk.) irgendwohin bringen (1) is the exchange/transport of goods, e.g. Ich bringe dir ein Glas Wasser However, in the above phrase, we find auf die Palme which is a specification of irgendwohin . Thus it is form (2) ...


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The correct phrase is Morgen habe ich meinen Geburstag. "meinen Geburtstag" is an object of the verb "haben", and as such, its case is governed by the verb. For "haben", the thing being possessed is stated in accusative case, so that is the case "meinen Geburtstag" appears in here. Note that while your sentence does ...


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