schaffen

Meanings

1.
to create
(Not too common and it sounds fairly epic. Ge-form is "geschaffen" and the real past form is "schuf".)
2.
to get done, to pull off
(Extremely common in daily life for all kinds of achievements and challenges. Even if they're as small as being on time. Also common for finishing your food.)
3.
to bring
(A variation of the theme of "successfully do". Used colloquially for bringing somewhat heavy objects somewhere.)
4.
to work
(Rare. Does not take a direct object. Usually used in contexts where people say WHERE they work or WHAT they work.)
5.
to tire, to wear out
(ONLY for people, not for material. )

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Word of the Day - "schaffen"

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Vocab:

schaffen, geschafft, erschaffen, sich verschaffen, abschaffen, anschaffen, das Geschäft, die Wirtschaft, beschäftigt, die Freundschaft


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