mitbringen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mit- +‎ bringen; cognate with Hunsrik mitbringe

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪtˌbʁɪŋən/, [ˈmɪtʰˌbʁɪŋn̩]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

mitbringen (irregular weak, third-person singular present bringt mit, past tense brachte mit, past participle mitgebracht, past subjunctive brächte mit, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to bring (along, with), to accompany
    Ich bringe meine Freundin mit.
    I'm bringing my girlfriend (with me).
  2. (transitive) to bring (something, especially as a gift)
    Ich habe eine Flasche Wein mitgebracht.
    I brought a bottle of wine.
  3. (transitive) to continue to have (during a transition)
    Er bringt die richtigen Qualifikationen für die neue Aufgabe mit.
    He has the right qualifications for the new job.
    Die neue Partnerin bringt einige gute Kunden mit in die Firma.
    The new partner brings some good clients with her to the firm.

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