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Das Postamt befindet sich beim Hauptbahnhof

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das
     art. the; nominative singular neuter of der
     art. the; accusative singular neuter of der
     pron. who, that, which (relative) (In a subordinate clause, indicates a person or thing referenced in the main clause. Used with neuter singular referents).
     pron. this, that (demonstrative)
     pron. (colloquial) it
Postamt
     n-n. post office
befindet
     v. third-person singular present of befinden
     v. second-person plural present of befinden
     v. second-person plural subjunctive I of befinden
     v. imperative plural of befinden
sich
     pron. (reflexive) Reflexive pronoun of the third person singular: herself, himself, itself, oneself (direct or indirect object).
     pron. (reflexive) Reflexive pronoun of the third person plural: themselves (direct or indirect object).
beim
     contraction. bei + dem: at the, near the (followed by (optionally: an adjective ending in -en and) a masculine or neuter noun)
     bei
          prep. (locative) by; near
          prep. (with a person, family, shop) at
          prep. (with an organization or company) for; at; in
          prep. (formal, reflexive) with; on
          prep. (with an event considered certain) upon, at the time of
          prep. (with an event considered theoretical) in case of, in the event of
          prep. (with a continuing activity or condition) during; while; during the existence of
          prep. (with an item that implies an activity) over; during
          prep. (dated, in a postal address) care of
          prep. (now dialectal, nonstandard, western and northern Germany, with) with, to, towards
     dem
          art. the; dative singular masculine of der
          art. the; dative singular neuter of der
          pron. dative singular masculine of der
          pron. dative singular neuter of der
Hauptbahnhof
     n-m. main train station


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