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"Lampa jest za biurkiem."

Translation:The lamp is behind the desk.

January 20, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gbaldacci1309

Is "biurkiem" taking the Instrumental Case because of "jest"? So "za" does not affect the object in this sentence?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/immery

preposition always dictates the case. za can be followed by accusative or instrumental. If it's direction- it's accusative, if it's location it's instrumental, if it's not literal you need to learn phrases with preposition and case.

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