vorstellen

(vor verb)

Meanings

1.
to present, to introduce
(the entity you present is the direct object (Accusative) and the person you present to is the indirect object (Dative))
2.
to imagine, to picture
("sich vorstellen", always reflexive with the reflexive in Dative. You "present" something "to yourself", so to speak)
3.
to set ahead
(ONLY for watches.)

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The meaning of "vorstellen"

"vorstellen" means "to introduce" and "to imagine". Today, we'll learn how that makes sense and how to use it for both meanings.


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Root: *sta-
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