verlangen

Meanings

1.
to demand
(Huge overlap with "fordern" but this one sounds a bit more "personal" and less official)
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Word of the Day - "fordern"

A fun look at the meaning of "fordern" and "fördern" and what demanding has to do with support, challenges and mining. In short: lots of useful words.

Vocab:

forder, fördern, die Forderung, die Förderung, befördern, erforderm, herausfordern, auffordern, unterfordern


Word Family

Root: *del-

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AMac
AMac
4 months ago

I was wondering what the difference between “verlangen” and “abverlangen” was.

How would I say that something required a lot from me, as in energy and time?

Would you say, ‘Es hat mir viel verlangt” or “Es hat mir viel abverlangt.”? Or none of them. Vielen Dank!



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