bei

Meanings

1.
at, with
("be at a location". In German, it is directly combined with names to express that you're at someone's home. More often than not, "bei" does NOT translate to "by")
2.
while, at, "-ing"
(In the sense of currently doing an activity. A good option to translate the English progressive tense.)

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The meaning(s) of "vorbei"

A fun look at the meaning of "vorbei" and an end has to do with visits.

Vocab:

vorbei sein, vorbeikommen, vorbeifahren, vorbeibringen


The meaning of "dabei"

Dabei is not only a common da-word, it's part of some really cool and useful phrasings like "dabei haben" or "dabei sein". Today, we'll find out all about it.

Vocab:

dabei, dabei haben, dabei sein, wobei


Word Family

Root: *ambhi-

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