Abstriche machen

(phrase)

Meanings

1.
to make concessions
(Though the noun doesn't mean that anymore, the idea of the phrase comes from the notion of crossing things off a list because you can't have them)

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Vocab:

streichen, durchstreichen, der Strich, der Aufstrich, der Abstrich, streicheln, der Streich


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Root: *streig-
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