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Word of the Day – “stoßen”

Hello everyone,

and welcome to our German word of the Day. And this time, we’ll take a look at the meaning of


Stoßen is one of those words that flies under the radar of many learners. Like… even if you’re already somewhat fluent, chances are that you’ve never really noticed stoßen.
But that doesn’t mean that you haven’t used it. You might very well have. And you’ve almost certainly seen it.
Because while it’s not all that interesting by itself, it’s got some nice juicy prefix versions that hang out in a whole range of topics, like magnetism, heartburn, breaking the law, having drinks with friends, and boredom… I… I mean soccer.

Quite the range, right?
So let’s take a look.