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Prefix Verbs Explained – “untergehen”

** this article was written during the election campaign for the presidential election and it is a parody of Donald Trump at the TV duels ** 

Hello everyone,

it’s great to be here, with all you German learners. You’re such a great crowd. And huuuge. Such a huge crown.
Look, we have a really really big problem. A really big problem. Many people say … friends of mine, smart people, the best people, they come to me and say German is difficult. They say it’s too difficult and they can’t learn it. I’ll tell you something, German is not difficult. It’s not difficult, believe me. It’s just…Emanuel, he is a total choke artist. And your textbooks, all text, no action, they totally don’t know what they’re doing. They don’t know what they’re doing.
Look, I know a lot about German. I get along great with grammar; I know words, I have the best words.
And I’m gonna share them with you. Today, we’ll look at the meaning of one of those prefix verbs. Believe, we’ll clear up the meaning of

untergehen