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Dictionary > zusammen verbs

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  • sich zusammenreimen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to work sth. out, to figure out
    ("sich+Dat zusammenreimen" - Colloquial term for finding out some truth or fact by combining a bunch of clues. )
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  • zusammenarbeiten
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to work together
    (In the sense of working as a team, not just working at the same place.)
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  • zusammenbauen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to assemble
    (In a sense of assembling a technical device for example.)
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  • zusammenbrechen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to collapse
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  • zusammendrücken
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to squeeze together
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  • zusammenfalten
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to fold
    (Mainly used for paper. NOT for clothes, and also not for a folding chair. "zusammenklappen" is more fitting there.)
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    2.
    to scold, to give someone a telling off
    (Colloquial term - think of me... uh... I mean, some manager berating an intern because the cappuccino is too hot. )
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  • zusammenhalten
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to hold together, to stick together.
    (Can take a direct object (something you're holding together) but can also be used without an object in the sense of not letting you be divided, sticking together.)
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  • zusammenhängen (mit)
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to be linked, to be interdependent, to be connected to
    (Not for actual connections of cables. )
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  • zusammenklappen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to fold
    (Implies a rigid object like a table or a chair. Does NOT work for a map. That would be something with "falten".)
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  • zusammenkommen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to meet , to gather
    (fancy, festive)
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  • zusammenpassen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to fit together
    (For two parts. And yes, that can be a human couple, as well.)
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  • zusammenrechnen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to sum up, to add up
    (Can also be "minus" - the core idea is that you combine a bunch of numbers through math.)
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  • zusammenrollen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to roll up, to curl up
    (Needs a direct object, so if something or someone rolls up by themselves, it'll be "sich+Acc zusammenrollen")
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  • zusammenrücken
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to move closer together, to get closer as a group
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  • zusammenscheißen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to scold, to tell off
    (Colloquial, strong word for scolding someone.)
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  • zusammensetzen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to assemble
    (Primarily in the sense of assembling parts, but it can also work for a team.)
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    2.
    to sit down together
    ("sich+Acc zusammensetzen mit" - the act of sitting down, not the state of already sitting together.)
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  • zusammenstellen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to compile
    (For lists and similar things.)
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    2.
    to put together
    (Make two objects stand side by side. Not very common in that sense.)
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  • zusammentragen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to collect, to compile, to gather
    (Mainly used in the context of gathering information or ideas from various places. Not really for physically gathering stuff at a place.)
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  • zusammenwachsen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to grow together
    (In the sense of growing into one. NOT for growing side by side. That would be "zusammen wachsen".)
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  • zusammenziehen
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to move together
    (In the sense of moving from separate apartments into a shared flat or house.)
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    2.
    to contract
    (For muscles and other elastic things. Needs a direct object, so if a muscle contracts, it'll "contract itself" - "sich+Acc zusammenziehen" )
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  • zusammenzucken
    (zusammen verb)
    1.
    to wince, to cringe up, to jerk
    (It's a quick sudden motion combined with the idea of contracting. Think of someone chilling in their chair and then hearing a scary noise and tensing up.)
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