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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: über·ne̲hmen

Translation of übernehmen in English:

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

  • 3 (Seemannssprache) (an Bord nehmen)
    take on board

unregelmäßiges reflexives Verb

  • overdo things or it
    er hat sich beim Training übernommen
    he overdid things or it [while] training
    sich mit etwas übernehmen
    take on too much with something
    übernimm dich nur nicht
    don't strain yourself!

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