to flee, to take to one's heels
(not as urgent sounding as fleeing. Usually after doing some sort of bad thing, NOT in context of getting away from natural disasters or some sort of threat)
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Word of the Day - "weiter"

A fun look at the meaning of "weiter" and what it can express as a verb prefix. Also: a few nice related words and usw. ;)


weiter, weit, soweit, weitermachen, weiterschlafen, weitergeben, weiter so, bis auf Weiteres,

Word Family

Root: *wi-

The core idea of this root was:

apart, in half

The root was combined with a root of going (*ito) and it’s the probably origin of wide.

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