abspringen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- +‎ springen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ab‧sprin‧gen
  • IPA(key): /ˈapˌʃpʁɪŋən/, [ˈʔapˌʃpʁɪŋn̩]

Verb[edit]

abspringen (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present springt ab, past tense sprang ab, past participle abgesprungen, past subjunctive spränge ab, auxiliary sein)

  1. to jump off
  2. (by extension) to abandon, leave in the lurch
    Wir hatten einen guten Bewerber, aber der ist uns abgesprungen.
    We had a good applicant, but he left us in the lurch.

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