ausgehen

Meanings

1.
to turn off by itself/be turned off
Opposite (closest): angehen
2.
to go out
(In the sense of going to a theater or something. NOT for the general idea of leaving a building.)
3.
to end
(in the context of stories)
4.
to assume, to expect, to plan with something
("ausgehen von"... your assumption is a figurative starting position from which you go into the future.)
5.
to run out of something (often money or time)
(Here, the phrasing is reverse to English. So it's the THING that "ausgehen" you. "Mir geht das Bier aus.")
6.
to come from, to emanate
( Besides that, it's also used for the sense of originating or emanating for things like danger or smells or initiatives)

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Vocab:

aus, raus, ausgehen, ausfallen, aussehen, ausziehen, ausstellen,...


The German prefix "aus" (and other words for "out")

Vocab:

aus, ausmachen, ausgehen, ausfallen, raus, draußen, außen, außer, äußerlich, äußern, veräußern


Word Family

Root: *ghē-

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