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ankommen

1.
to arrive
(also used for letters, parcels and even e-mails)
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")

Examples

  • Das Flugzeug kommt um 6 an.
  • The plane arrives at 6.
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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

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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

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