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

  • Nimmst du das Auto oder den Bus? Do you take the car or the bus?
  • Ich nehme das Auto. I’ll take the car.
  • Wenn es nicht regnet, nehme ich das Fahrrad. If it doesn’t rain, I’ll take the bicycle.
  • Wenn es kalt ist, nehme ich das Auto. If it’s cold, I’ll take the car.
  • Hast du gestern das Fahrrad genommen? Did you take the bicycle yesterday?
  • Gestern habe ich die Bahn genommen. Yesterday, I took the tram.

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 “nehmen” with