schleichen

Meanings

1.
to sneak
(ONLY in the sense of walking in a fashion that makes as little noise as possible, or walking unseen. Does NOT work well, if not about walking.)

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Style special - "to walk"

Most of you know what to go and to run means in German. But there are many more "modes" of walking. Today, we'll explore words like sneak, stumble and trod...

Vocab:

gehen, laufen, rennen, schleichen, stolpern, schlendern, bummeln


Word of the Day - "schleifen"

A fun look at the meaning of "schleifen" and what dragging has to do with sharp. Also: a few surprise guests like "schleichen" and "schlecht"

Vocab:

schleifen, die Schleife, der Schleim, schleichen, die Schleichwerbung, schlichten, schlecht


Word Family

Root: *(s)lei-

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