einholen

Meanings

1.
catch up and be equal
(In a sort of race. It NEEDS a direct object (whatever it is that you're catching up to))
2.
to get groceries
(Slightly old school and regional. Does NOT take a direct object.)
3.
to take down
(for flags and sails)

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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.

Vocab:

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


Word Family

Root: *kele-

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