vertreten

Meanings

1.
to represent
(The core idea is that you "step for" someone or something. Works for people as well as for ideas. In context of courts also "to defend")
2.
to temporarily replace
(ONLY for people. Think substitute teacher)
3.
to injure
("sich etwas vertreten" - ONLY for leg or foot injuries that are the result of stepping weirdly.)

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