In this post, we’ll go through the German verb: holen (to get)

  • Was holst du? What are you getting?
  • Ich hole die Getränke. I’m getting the drinks.
  • Holst du eine Schachtel Zigaretten? Are you getting a packet of cigarettes?
  • Holst du mir bitte die Jacke? Would you get the jacket for me please?
  • Holt er das Auto? Is he getting the car?
  • Könntest du mir bitte eine Schachtel Zigaretten holen? Could you get packet of cigarettes for me please?

In this next video Manuel, Herr Professor, explains how to use this word. In addition to the meaning of the word itself, he also provides some very useful grammar notes:

Conjugate the verb “holen” with