bekommen

Meanings

1.
to get, to receive
(just to make sure... it does NOT mean "to become")
2.
to have a (bad) effect on someone, to be bad for someone
("jemandem nicht bekommen" - not very common and ONLY in contexts of food or climate and a few other "influences". Pretty much always used with "nicht". Spoken past goes with "sein".)
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Word Family

Root: *gwa-

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Obry123
Obry123
1 month ago

Hi! Would you mind explaining the idea of bekommen in connection with other words, conveying the idea of getting something? For instance, I have heard “geschenkt bekommen” or “Fragen gestellt bekommen,” but I’m not sure how to actually use this construction on my own in a way that makes sense



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