abjagen

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ab- +‎ jagen

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abjagen (third-person singular simple present jagt ab, past tense jagte ab, past participle abgejagt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to take, to snatch away, to steal
    Es gelang ihm seinem Teamkollegen die Führung abzujagen.He managed to take the lead from his team mate.
    Ein neues Unternehmen hat dem Sender die Fussballrechte abgejagt.A newcomer has snatched football rights away from the broadcasting company.
    Großbanken jagten weiterhin kleineren Banken Marktanteile ab.Big banks continued to steal market share from smaller banks.

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