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Pronunciation: /ˈvɛrbṇ/

Translation of werben in English:

unregelmäßiges intransitives Verb

  • 2 [formal] (sich bemühen)werben um
    try to enlist (subscribers, helpers, etc.)
    recruit (soldier, mercenary, etc.)
    um Wählerstimmen werben
    seek to attract votes
    um jemandes Gunst/Freundschaft werben
    court somebody's favour/friendship
    um eine Frau werben
    court a woman

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

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