aussetzen

Meanings

1.
to skip a turn
(Mostly in board and card games, but you can find it in other contexts as well.)
2.
to maroon, to plant, to abandon
("etwas/jemanden aussetzen")
3.
to expose something/someone to something
("etwas /jemanden (Acc) einer Sache (Dative) aussetzen" - works for phyiscal as well as mental forces and usually implies some strain. )
4.
to criticize something about something/someone
("etwas aussetzen an+Dative" )

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Prefix Verbs Explained - "aussetzen"

Aussetzen has an eclectic set of translations: Expose, suspend, plant, criticize, maroon, skip. Placing "outside" in some way is the core idea, though.


Word Family

Root: *sed-

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