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To take in German 🇩🇪

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

German Sentences with the Word “To take”

German sentence with “nehmen” English translation for nehmen S

Früher ersetzte das Unternehmen die Arbeiter

The company used to replace the workers

Es war sehr wichtig, dass sie Zeit nehmen würden

It was very important that you took the time

Es ist wichtig, dass er teilnehmen kann.

It is important that he can participate.

Es ist möglich, dass das Unternehmen wächst.

It’s possible that the company grows.

Wir müssen Sie nehmen, um das Haus zu öffnen.

We have to take them to open the house.

Wie frustrierend ist es, dass du nicht teilnehmen könntest?

How frustrating that you couldn’t compete.

Vielleicht nehmen wir es morgen.

Maybe we will take it tomorrow.

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Tips to remember the German word “nehmen”:
1. Associate “nehmen” with the English word “nimble,” imagining that when you deftly take something, you are nimble with your hands.
2. Remember that “nehmen” rhymes with “Lahmen,” which means to lame in German. You could use the mnemonic “don’t take (nehmen) something that will lame (lahmen) you.”

The word “nehmen” is a verb in the German language that translates to “to take” in English. It’s an irregular (strong) verb, meaning its stem can change when conjugated.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Aufnehmen” – to pick up or record
– “Ergreifen” – to seize or grab
– “Entgegennehmen” – to accept or receive

Conjugations of “nehmen”:
Infinitive: nehmen (to take)
Present: ich nehme (I take), du nimmst (you take, singular informal), er/sie/es nimmt (he/she/it takes), wir nehmen (we take), ihr nehmt (you take, plural informal), Sie nehmen (you take, formal), sie nehmen (they take)
Past (Imperfect): ich nahm (I took)
Present Perfect: ich habe genommen (I have taken)
Past Perfect: ich hatte genommen (I had taken)
Future: ich werde nehmen (I will take)
Future Perfect: ich werde genommen haben (I will have taken)
Imperative: nimm! (take! singular informal), nehmt! (take! plural informal), nehmen Sie! (take! formal)

Sentences using “nehmen”:
– Ich nehme den Apfel. (I take the apple.)
– Du hast dein Gepäck genommen. (You have taken your luggage.)
– Wir nahmen den Zug um 8 Uhr. (We took the train at 8 o’clock.)
– Nimm dir Zeit, um darüber nachzudenken. (Take your time to think about it.)
– Werde ich das richtige Buch nehmen? (Will I take the right book?)
– Wenn wir früher abgereist wären, hätten wir den früheren Flug genommen. (If we had left earlier, we would have taken the earlier flight.)

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