erledigen

Meanings

1.
to get done, to take care of something
(Very common in context of getting chores done or errands run.)
2.
to kill someone, to finish someone
("jemanden erledigen" - gangster slang, just like "taking care of someone")

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Word of the Day - "erledigen"

A fun look at the meaning of "erledigen", how to say "Never mind!" and what all that has to do with body parts, memberships and a certain Goethe.

Vocab:

erledigen, das Glied, das Mitglied, gliedern, die Gliederung, ledig, lediglich


The Prefix er- Explained - Part 2

Vocab:

der Urlaub, der Urknall, der Urmensch, erlauben, erfinden, erhalten...


Word Family

Root: *el(e)-

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