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auskommen (mit)

1.
to get by, to make do
(usually used in context of the money you need for life expenses. ALWAYS needs to come with an object, so you either "auskommen" "mit" or "ohne" something)
2.
to get along
(used for people)

Examples

  • Der Film kommt ohne viele Explosionen und Special Effects aus.
  • The movie doesn't need/use a lot of explosions and CGI.
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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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Prefix Verbs Explained- "auskommen"

"auskommen" looks like "to come out". But it means something completely different. Today, we'll find out why and see how to actually say "come out" in German.

Vocab:

auskommen, rauskommen, die Auskunft, das Auskommen

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