passen

Meanings

1.
to fit, to match the criteria
2.
to be okay, to work
(Very common in colloquial German in the sense that something fits well for you (be it an appointment or some behavior or something))
3.
to pass, to bail
(Used when someone makes an offer or asks you something and you "pass". Not to common, but you can hear it.)
4.
to play a pass
(In ball games)

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Vocab:

passen, reinpassen, raufpassen, anpassen, die Anpassung, aufpassen, passieren


Word Family

Root: *pete-
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