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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: betä̲tigen

Translation of betätigen in English:

reflexives Verb

  • busy or occupy oneself
    sich politisch/literarisch/körperlich betätigen
    engage in political/literary/physical activity
    sich als etwas betätigen
    act as something
    wenn du dich betätigen willst, kannst du mir beim Spülen helfen
    if you want to do something [useful], you can help me with the washing-up
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