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Expressions with Machen – Part 2


I. Theory

Machen is a very commonly used verb in German and it is therefore used in many expressions. Some of these expressions are similar to English (“make known”, “make efforts”), while others are not.

Wir mussten große Anstrengungen machen, um dieses Projekt umzusetzen.
We had to make great efforts to implement this project.


Ich habe gegen 17 Uhr beschlossen, Feierabend zu machen.
I decided at 5pm to call it a day.

II. Expressions with Machen

In this lesson, we will discuss 4 expressions with machen: ausfindig machen, Anstrengungen machen, Feierabend machen, and verantwortlich machen.

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