German 27 - Accusative - Revision

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the masculine accusative - feminine accusative - neuter accusative
article
den - die - das
I see the man.
sentence
Ich sehe den Mann.
The man sees the child.
sentence
Der Mann sieht das Kind.
The child sees the woman.
sentence
Das Kind sieht die Frau.
The woman likes the child.
sentence
Die Frau mag das Kind.
I like the car.
sentence
Ich mag das Auto.
Do you see the big car?
sentence
Siehst du das große Auto?
Accusative form of you.
pronoun
dich
I like you.
sentence
Ich mag dich.
Accusative form of I
pronoun
mich
Do you see me?
sentence
Siehst du mich?
I don't see you.
sentence
Ich sehe dich nicht.
She eats the bread.
sentence
Sie ißt das Brot.
I guess we use more often 'Brot' without article, since generally 'das Brot' refers to a whole loaf of bread.

It can however also refer to a specific slice of bread, we talked about. The bread I made for her, the bread next to her plate ...

Then again in spoken language you would rather use a local dialect word for the slice of bread, as 'Stulle' (Berlin), Schnitte (Northern Germany),Bemme (Sachsen), Butterschmier (Saarland), Bütterken (Lower Rhein), Knifte (a bit more to the west), Donge (at the border to Rheinland Pfalz)...

Don't kill yourself by trying to memorize all those. I myself just knew about 2 of them :D

He drinks the coffee.
sentence
Er trinkt den Kaffee.
to buy
verb
kaufen
He buys the car.
sentence
Er kauft das Auto.
I've ordered the coffee.
sentence
Ich habe den Kaffee bestellt.
to pay for
verb
bezahlen
He pays for the food.
sentence
Er bezahlt das Essen.
I pay for the pizza.
sentence
Ich bezahle die Pizza.
I don't eat the pizza.
sentence
Ich esse die Pizza nicht.
I don't buy the bread.
sentence
Ich kaufe das Brot nicht.
I don't pay for the coffee.
sentence
Ich bezahle den Kaffee nicht.
I don't see the car.
sentence
Ich sehe das Auto nicht.
Actually for this one particular sentence a different word order sounds more natural.

As it is it would be insisting on the fact that you can't see the car, like s.o. told you to look at the little green car over there and you said: Sorry I don't see it. He answers back: It's right in front of you... And you say: I really can't see it.

If the situation is that you are just coming back from a walk and say, Where's the car ? I don't see it...

Ich sehe nicht das Auto.

to want
verb
wollen
I want
phrase
Ich will
that
pronoun
das
I don't want that.
sentence
Ich will das nicht.
I don't like that.
sentence
Ich mag das nicht.
I don't eat that.
sentence
Ich esse das nicht.
I don't pay for that.
sentence
Ich bezahle das nicht.

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