There are 2 main translations of bemühen in English:

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bemühen

Stressed vowel length and/or separability: bemü̲hen

reflexives Verb

  • 2 (sich kümmern) See examples:sich um jemanden/etwas bemühen
    seek to help somebody/endeavour or strive to achieve something
    um das Wohl der Hotelgäste bemüht sein
    make every effort to ensure the comfort and enjoyment of the hotel patrons
  • 3 (zu erlangen suchen) See examples:sich um etwas bemühen
    try or endeavour to obtain something
    sich um eine Stelle/Wohnung bemühen
    try to get a job/a flat (besonders britisch) or (besonders amerikanisch) apartment
    sich um eine Dame bemühen
    pay every attention to a lady
    sich um einen Regisseur/Trainer/Wissenschaftler bemühen
    try or endeavour to obtain the services of a director/manager/scientist

transitives Verb

[gehoben]
  • 2
    (bitten, zu kommen)
    trouble somebody to come
    jemanden ins oberste Stockwerk bemühen
    trouble somebody to come/go up to the top floor

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There are 2 main translations of bemühen in English:

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Bemühen
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: Bemü̲hen

Neutrum Bemühens

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