If you have thought that here again we'll meet the declension,
so you were right. Different prepositions require different
Have a look at these phrases:
are speaking about
me. Sie sprechen
do it because
of me. Er macht es
The English version has both times me. The German sentences
use mich (Accusative = direct object) and mir (Dative
= indirect object).
mich = about
wegen mir =
because of me
Some of the prepositions always require the Dative.
Some of the prepositions always require the Accusative .
And some always require the Genitive.
And then there are some very nasty ones that may require
the Dative or the Accusative depending on the verb and the
context you want to describe. Let's start with some of the most important
prepositions and their use on the following pages.