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"Niemand kommt in deine Nähe."

February 13, 2013

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

Should it be "in deiner Nähe"?


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

For prepositions that can have both Akkusativ and Dativ, after movement you must use Akkusativ. No movement, Dativ.

Ich komme in deine Nähe

Ich bin in deiner Nähe.


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

You meant to say "No movement, Dativ", right? Thanks :)


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

Yes, thanks, I will edit the comment! :)

There are some exceptions, anyway... you can say "Ich spaziere im Garten" if you walk but don't go out of the garden, even if you move... it's more complicate than I thought... sorry!

Let's see if some native speaker can help a bit better. :)


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

Movement from A to B is how I was taught. As opposed to movement within a location.


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

Nobody comes near you - is the best English sentence... but...I think if "vicinity" is used the English "No one comes into your vicinity" should be at least accepted - otherwise it sound like, well that the coming is more important than the vicinity is the best way I can describe it OR it just doesn't sound right to me as a UK English speaker.


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

Oh, I think it's a bit broader than that. Nobody gets near you; nobody comes close to you and other combinations. Not sure which is best. It depends on the situation and who it is you're talking to.

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