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Embarrassed in German 🇩🇪

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embarrassed verlegen
How to say “embarrassed” in German? “Verlegen”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “verlegen” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on embarrassed in German like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the German word ‘verlegen’:
– To remember the word ‘verlegen’, you can break it down into smaller parts: ‘ver’ which can signify something being lost or away and ‘legen’ which means to lay or place. So, ‘verlegen’ can be thought of as the feeling of being “misplaced” or “out of place.”
– Associate the word with situations that make you feel embarrassed or awkward, as these emotions are closely related to feeling ‘verlegen.’

– ‘Verlegen’ is an adjective and is commonly used to express the feeling of being embarrassed, shy, or awkward in a social context.
– It can also refer to feeling lost or unsure of what to do or say.
– In some contexts, ‘verlegen’ can indicate being temporarily without something, like misplacing an object.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Peinlich (embarrassing)
– Scheu (shy)
– Unbeholfen (awkward)
– Beschämt (ashamed)

Alternate meanings and slang:
– In colloquial German, ‘verlegen’ can sometimes mean “to reschedule” or “to postpone” something. However, this usage is less common and may vary regionally.

Examples of sentences:
1. Ich war so verlegen, als ich vor all diesen Leuten sprechen musste. (I was so embarrassed when I had to speak in front of all these people.)
2. Er ist immer etwas verlegen, wenn er Komplimente bekommt. (He always gets a little awkward when he receives compliments.)
3. Ich bin total verlegen. Ich habe meinen Geldbeutel verloren. (I’m completely lost. I’ve lost my wallet.)
4. Stell dir vor, ich habe mich auf der Bühne verlegen! (Imagine, I embarrassed myself on stage!)

Please note that the word ‘verlegen’ can also have other meanings and usages depending on the context.

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