anlegen

Meanings

1.
to land in, to moor at, to arrive
("anlegen an/in" - "arriving" for sea-borne vessels.)
Opposite (closest): ablegen
2.
to invest
(ONLY in a financial sense. Not for time.)
3.
to lay out, to create
(In the sense of designing an area like a garden for instance.)
4.
to push it, to have it coming
("es auf etwas anlegen" - purposefully pushing toward or past some sort of trigger threshhold, even though you know that it might not be a good idea.)
5.
to take on someone, to confront
("sich anlegen mit" - in the sense of going up against)

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Prefix Verbs Explained - "anlegen"

We'll explore the different meanings of "anlegen" and the noun "die Anlage" and hopefully understand what taxes have to do with parks and challenges.

Vocab:

anlegen, sich anlegen mit, die Anlage, die Veranlagung


Word Family

Root: *legh-

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