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Used to indicate the subject of the sentence. The subject is the person
or thing `doing' the action expressed by the verb.
Der Junge spielt sehr gerne Badminton
The boy likes playing badminton very much.
Used to indicate the direct object. This is the person or thing receiving
Ich habe gestern den Eiffelturm besichtigt.
I visited the Eiffel tower yesterday.
Used to show possession and it translates `of the/my', etc. Use the
genitive to talk about what or whom something belongs to.
Ich borge das Handy eines Freundes.
I'm borrowing a friend's mobile.
Used to indicate the indirect object. This is the person or thing the
action is being done `to' or `for'.
Er gibt dem Mann seine CD.
He gives his CD to the man.