fortfahren

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Etymology[edit]

fort +‎ fahren

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔʁtˌfaːʁən/
  • Hyphenation: fort‧fah‧ren

Verb[edit]

fortfahren ‎(class 6 strong, third-person singular simple present fährt fort, past tense fuhr fort, past participle fortgefahren, past subjunctive führe fort, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (intransitive) to drive away, drive off
    Er ist mit dem Motorrad fortgefahren.
    He drove off by motorcycle
  2. (transitive) to drive away, remove by means of a vehicle
    Den Papiermüll fahre ich am Samstag fort.
    I’ll drive the paper trash away on Saturday.
  3. (intransitive) to continue (intransitive: resume) (followed by mit ‎(with))
    Die Lehrerin ist/hat nach der kleinen Störung mit ihrem Unterricht fortgefahren.
    The teacher continued with her lesson after the brief disruption.

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