"Are you going into the water?"

Translation:Gehst du ins Wasser?

November 8, 2017

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why is it ins wasser? i thought it could be im Wasser

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in + movement / direction: followed by accusative case
in + location / place: followed by dative

Here going into is movement from one place to another.

OTOH, walking in the water, for instance, would be about location, hence im Wasser gehen / laufen.

November 8, 2017
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