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Was ist die Unterschied zwischen beenden und enden.

 

When would I use "beenden" vs. when would I use "enden". Are there examples?

For learning: German
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    "Etwas beenden" is transitive ("to end s.th."), "enden" is intransitive ("to end").

    Examples:
    Der Weg endet.
    Er beendet sein Studium.

    Quite a few X/be-X verb pairs are used in a similar way.

    I'd recommend to always learn the complete expressions, with pronouns and cases, and not just the verbs. You can find them for example in the Pons dictionary (http://de.pons.com/).

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