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  5. "Lampa jest za biurkiem."

"Lampa jest za biurkiem."

Translation:The lamp is behind the desk.

January 20, 2016



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


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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