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Dative only Prepositions in German (3)

In the previous two posts you have learned about two-way prepositions and Accusative only prepositions. Now we are going to take a look at the most important Dative prepositions in the language. As you will see, some of them are tricky to use correctly.

Slightly less common are the below:

10 prepositions are, of course, difficult to remember. However, listen to the following dative only song a few times, and you should be fine.

"Von" is also used in prepositional phrases like "in der Nähe von", which I explain in a separate post.

One final note on "seit" in German. It's a tricky word as it can also be used as a subordinate clause conjunction.

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