eingehen

Meanings

1.
to die, to wither
(For plants! Sometimes used figuratively for people's spirits.)
2.
to shrink
(for clothes)
3.
to enter
(for contracts, with "auf" it's also used for accepting offers)
4.
to talk about sth /to address sth, to react to
("eingehen auf+Acc" - it's best to think of it as the opposite of "to ignore")

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Prefix Verbs Explained - "eingehen"

Eingehen - to shrink, arrive, agree, wither - it’s all over the place. Eingehen is also used for being unchallenged/bored or to go in on some sort of deal.


Word Family

Root: *ghē-

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