machen (to make)

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

  • Was machst du heute? What do you do today?
  • Ich mache heute etwas mit den Kindern. I’ll do something with the children today.
  • Wann machst du etwas mit deinen Freunden? When will you do something with your friends?
  • Ich mache heute nichts mit ihnen. I’ll do nothing with them today.
  • Wann hast du das letzte Mal etwas mit deinen Freunden gemacht? When was the last time you did something with your friends?
  • Ich habe am Samstag etwas mit ihnen gemacht. I did something with them on Saturday.

In this next video Easy Languages, explains how to use this word. In addition to the meaning of the word itself, they also provide some very useful grammar notes:

Conjugate the verb “machen” with

Having memorized the verb “machen“, it is interesting now to understand the difference that there is with the verb “tun“.
In YouTube there are many videos that explain this difference, so I invite you to watch them by clicking on this link.

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