besteigen

Meanings

1.
to climb
(The thing you climb is the direct object. Sounds very "hands on". Not very common, but you can find it in mountaineering for climbing a mountain. NOT for small things like a table, for example.)
2.
to get in/on
(Sounds a bit stiff and formal or technical. Works for a throne for example.)
3.
to mount, to bone
(The sexual sense. Think of a bull getting on a cow from behind. The meaning is sexual but it doesn't sound sexy AT ALL.)
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Word of the Day - " steigen"

A thorough look at the meaning of "steigen" and it's prefix versions, which are crucial if you want to use transportation in Germany :). Also: steigern.

Vocab:

steigen, einsteigen, aussteigen, steigern, die Steigerung, versteigern


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