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einsetzen

Meanings

1.
to employ, to use, to utilize
(For all kinds of assets like tools, magic or staff. But NOT for employing people in the sense of giving them a job.)
2.
to put in, to insert
(pretty much only used for inlays)
3.
to invest, to put on the line
(For stakes in some kind of gamble. Can be money but also your health in a difficult stunt.)
4.
to start, to set in
(For things that starts automatically, like music, insight or rain.)
5.
to support something, to champion something
("sich*Acc einsetzen für" - it's about making an ACTIVE effort, putting yourself out there.)

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Prefix Verbs Explained - "einsetzen"

Vocab:

einsetzen, der Einsatz, reinsetzen


Word Family

Root: *sed-
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