based on: treten
spoken past: ist angetreten
written past (preterite): trat an
1. to step up (for) (In context of getting ready to be given a task. Usually used in context of military or some hirarchical group.)
2. to take up, to start (Either for starting a shift at work or starting a new work position entirely)
3. to run (in context of elections)
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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