based on: treten
spoken past: ist abgetreten
written past (preterite): trat ab
1. to step down (In context of posts. )
2. to pass ownership ("etwas an jemanden abtreten" - Fairly rare. Can be a gift as well as a business transaction, but there is a sense that the person doesn't want to part. The spoken past is built with "haben" for this meaning.)
A fun look at the German verb "treten" and its family. We'll learn the origins and loads of useful related nouns and prefix verbs.
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