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von and aus

what is the difference between von and aus???

July 17, 2012

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"Von" is closer to "from", while "aus" is closer to "out (of)", but being prepositions, they can have many equivalents and uses depending on the context, and it is a matter of experience to know what to use when - sorry...

July 18, 2012

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Das Buch fällt von dem Tisch: The book falls from the table. Das Buch wurde geschrieben von ihm: The book was written by him. Ich nehme das Buch aus dem Schrank: I take the book out of the cupboard.

July 18, 2012
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