übernehmen

Meanings

1.
to take (over), to take on, to adopt
(Core idea is taking on a share from someone. Works in a wide range of contexts, similar to English. Also for responsibilites and positions. )
2.
to take on too much
("sich+Acc übernehmen" - mostly in context of work or tasks)
3.
to get a proper contract
(Same idea as the first one. The idea is that a company gives a freelancer or an intern an actual real position after a time.)

Word Family

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