dabei

Meanings

1.
while/when doing that
( Note that it is usually NOT a translation for "thereby")
Opposite (closest): wobei
2.
which is weird because.../curious, considering, even though
(hard to translate to one word, expresses a weird contrast)
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German da-words explained

A fun look at the German da-words .... davon, damit, dabei and so on. We'll learn what they are, how they work, how to use them and why they're actually cool.


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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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