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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: pạssen

Translation of passen in English:

intransitives Verb

  • 3 (genehm sein) See examples:jemandem passen
    be convenient for somebody
    suit somebody
    jemandem passt etwas nicht
    something is inconvenient for somebody
    (jemand mag etwas nicht)
    somebody does not like something
    das könnte dir so passen!
    you'd just love that, wouldn't you?

transitives Verb

  • 2 (passgerecht einfügen) See examples:etwas in etwas (Akk.) passen
    fit something into something

reflexives Verb

  • [umgangssprachlich] (sich schicken)
    be proper or [umgangssprachlich] done
    das/es passt sich einfach nicht
    it simply isn't done or the done thing

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