((he)raus verb)


take out, to get out
(In the sense of "fetching" something or someone from some sort of "inside" - be it a pocket or a depressive phase. The location is added with "aus", because you know... German)
Opposite (closest): einstecken
to get all the potential
("rausholen aus" - the idea is that extract or activate ALL the resources that are inside. Often used for oneself in context of performance)

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The meaning of "holen"

A fun look at the meaning "holen" and its many useful prefix versions and the secret connection between fetching, racing and shouting.


holen, rausholen, ausholen, abholen, aufholen, überholen, sich erholen, runterholen

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Root: *kele-
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