ankommen

Meanings

1.
to arrive
(also used for letters, parcels and even e-mails)
Opposite (closest): losgehen
2.
to depend
("ankommen auf + akk", VERY important)
3.
to be received, to make an impression
("ankommen bei + dative", often in combination with "gut" or "nicht gut")
4.
to stand a chance against, to be a match for sb/sth
("ankommen gegen+Acc")

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Prefix Verbs Explained - "ankommen"

A fun, detailed look at the super useful meanings of "ankommen" and what arriving has to do with depending and Germans say "It depends".

Vocab:

ankommen, ankommen auf, die Ankunft


Word of the Day - "die Zukunft"

A fun look at the meaning of the German words for future, what "Zukunft" has to do with "kommen" and what other cool useful words with "-kunft" there are.

Vocab:

die Zukunft, die Auskunft, die Ankunft, die Herkunft


Word Family

Root: *gwa-

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