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Two way preps take acc when there is motion towards a definite location, and take dative otherwise (9)
an, auf; uber, unter; hinter, vor; in, neben, zwischen
trans: It was lying on the sofa. [past]
Es lag auf dem Sofa. [auf - on, onto, on top of; in (with languages)]
trans: I threw it on[to] the sofa.
Ich warf es auf das Sofa. [auf - on, onto, on top of; in (with languages)]
trans: The picture was hanging on the wall. [past]
Das Bild hing an der Wand. [an - (i) on, onto (especially with vertical surfaces); (ii) dative - at (at the edge of); (iii) acc - to (up to the edge of)]
trans: I hung it on the wall. [past]
Ich ha:ngte es an die Wand. [an - (i) on, onto (especially with vertical surfaces); (ii) dative - at (at the edge of); (iii) acc - to (up to the edge of)]
trans: He was working behind the house. (past)
Er arbeitete hinter dem Haus. [hinter - behind, in back of]
trans: He just went behind the house. [pres. perf.]
Er ist gerade hinter das Haus gegangen. [hinter - behind, in back of]
trans: He's in the kitchen
Er ist in der Ku:che. [in - in, into, to]
trans: He's going into the kitchen.
Er geht in die Kuche. [in - in, into, to]
trans: It is standing next to the bed.
Es steht neben dem Bett. [neben - next to, alongside of, beside]
trans: Put it next to the bed.
Stell es neben das Bett. [neben - next to, alongside of, beside]
trans: The picture hung over my desk.
Das Bild hing u:ber meinem Schreibtisch. [uber - (i) over, above; (ii) across (over), on the other side; (iii) more than, over]
trans: I hung the picture over my desk.
Ich ha:ngte das Bild u:ber meinen Schreibtisch. [uber - (i) over, above; (ii) across (over), on the other side; (iii) more than, over]
trans: The suitcase is under the bed.
Der Koffer ist unter dem Bett. [unter - (i) under, (ii) less than, under = unter + acc.]
trans: Put the suitcase under the bed.
Stell den Koffer unter das Bett. [unter - (i) under, (ii) less than, under = unter + acc.]
trans: All these suits cost less than six hundred euros.
Diese Anzüge kosten alle unter sechshundert Euro. [unter - (i) under, (ii) less than, under = unter + acc.]
trans: The car's standing in front of the door.
Der Wagen steht vor der Tu:r. [vor - in front of (before)]
trans: Drive the car [up] in front of the door. [du]
Fahr den Wagen vor die Tu:r. [vor - in front of (before)]
trans: Your car is standing between those two over there.
Ihr Wagen steht zwischen den zwei anderen da. [zwischen - between]
trans: Park you car between those two over there. [Sie]
Stellen Sie Ihren Wagen zwischen die zwei anderen da. [zwischen - between]