Meanings

1.
to record
(For audio and video content and also pictures.)
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2.
to absorb, soak up
(For information, nutrients and similar things that go "into" the body and mind.)
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3.
to pick up
(For activities, mainly used for hobbies and negotiations and also "threads" of a narrative.)
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to take in
(For institutions or societies taking in new people, be they students or refugees.)
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to receive
(In the sense of coping with news or visitors. Often in combination with "gut", "schlecht" or "wie".)
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German Prefix Verbs Explained - "aufnehmen"

A fun look at the various meanings of "aufnehmen" and what a recording has to do with giving asylum to refugees and entry exams.

Vocab:

aufnehmen, die Aufnahme, die Notaufnahme, die Aufnahmeprüfung, raufnehmen


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