Some readers have flagged the emails as "spam" and now the mail service suspended its service. I'm on it, and it'll be okay, but sorry for the Calendar delay!!



to think
(Thinking about everyday questions, where you need a solution/answer. Does NOT take a direct object, but you can connect a question like "when" or "if". Similar to "nachdenken", but more mundane.)
to decide, to think and decide, to come up with
("sich+Dat etwas überlegen" - here, the focus is essentially on the result of the thinging. Can be about a decision, but also about coming up with an idea. The self reference cannot be skipped if there's a result.)


You need to be a member to see the examples.

Read more

The meaning of "nachdenken"

A quick look at the meaning of "nachdenken", the difference to just "denken" and how to use this verb in everyday German.

Word of the Day - "überlegen"

A fun look at the meaning of "überlegen", the surprising logic behind the meaning and the difference to "nachdenken".

Word of the Day - "die Wahl"

A fun look at the meaning of "die Wahl" and the verb "wählen" and the difference to "aussuchen". And a boring look at the German political system :).


die Wahl, wählen, wählerisch, die Auswahl

Word Family

Root: *legh-
0 0 votes
Article Rating

Questions and Comments

Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Never miss out!

Join over 20.000 German learners and get my epic newsletter whenever I post a new article :)

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.