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What does " das goldene Zeitalter der Sicherheit." mean?

September 20, 2017

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Looks like "The golden age of security."

September 20, 2017

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Normally the preposition should be used, so the "die Sicherheit" will be changed to Dative case "der Sicherheit", e.g. das goldene Zeitalter von der Sicherheit. But here we can not find this preposition, Is there any special grammar rules for this sentence? Thanks.

September 20, 2017

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Vielen Dank!

September 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo

I disagree that "normally the preposition should be used".

Genitive is sometimes replaced by von + dative, but this is not a "should" and does not work in all cases.

September 20, 2017

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thank you for your help. I will delete the word" should " in my memory for this case.

September 20, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/bduderstadt

Sicherheit can be security or safety.

September 21, 2017

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Vielen Dank für Ihre Hilfe.

September 22, 2017
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