bewerben

Meanings

1.
to advertise
(Sounds a bit technical. The product will be the direct object.)
2.
to apply (for something)
("sich bewerben um/für"... this is for things where you don't have a "right" to them. So you might or might not get it. The MOST common context is applying for a job. You basically advertise yourself.)

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Word of the Day - "werben"

A fun look at the meaning and use of "werben" and its family and why applying for a job in German is about advertising yourself.... literally.

Vocab:

werben, die Werbung, sich bewerben, die Bewerbung, erwerben, erwerbslos


Word Family

Root: *wer-

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