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'Einen' Augenblick

Why do we say "einen" Augenblick instead of ein Augenblick? Why does it have to be in the accusative case??

February 12, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ally.x
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Because it's kind of a shortcut from "Gib mir bitte einen Augenblick." (or similar sentences), which is an accusative.

February 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jussel11

Or "Warte einen Augenblick." (Wait a moment)

February 12, 2018
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