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weg|nehmen
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: wẹg|nehmen

Translation of weg|nehmen in English:

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

  • 2 (entziehen, entwenden) See examples:jemandem etwas wegnehmen
    take something away from somebody
    (einem Besitzer) See examples:er hat mir das Buch weggenommen
    he's taken my book
    dem Freund die Freundin wegnehmen
    pinch one's friend's girlfriend
    [umgangssprachlich]
    jemandem den Turm usw. wegnehmen
    (Schach)
    take somebody's rook
    etc.
    du nimmst mir das [ganze] Licht weg
    you're in my light

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