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verlassen vs ausgehen

Können Sie mir erklären , was die Unterschied zwischen verlassen und ausgehen ist ?

I was trying to say :

Could you please , explain to me the difference between verlassen and ausgehen ?

August 20, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MaxBabel

'verlassen' means 'to leave (behind)'. It's transitive, so it requires a direct object, the thing you leave behind (house/job/worries).

'ausgehen' means 'to go out'. It's intransitive.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YomnaEssam1

Thanks for replying .! So ausgehen = going out , Z.B. ich gehe aus , i.e. I am going out to the cinema or wherever .

Mind if I ask about gehen + aus ( as a preposition )

Ich gehe aus dem Zimmer . Is this equivalent to Ich verlasse das Zimmer ?

One last thing :

Does verlassen has a more negative meaning than gehen + aus ? As I checked a dictionary and verlassen was translated to "to abandon "which is negative unlike "to leave "


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gatiquo

I believe that 'verlassen' means let or leave, while 'ausgehen' means to go out


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YomnaEssam1

Thanks for replying .!

So ausgehen = going out , Z.B. ich gehe aus , i.e. I am going out to the cinema or wherever .

Mind if I ask about gehen + aus ( as a preposition )

Ich gehe aus dem Zimmer . Is this equivalent to Ich verlasse das Zimmer ?

One last thing :

Does verlassen has a more negative meaning than gehen + aus ? As I checked a dictionary and verlassen was translated to "to abandon "which is negative unlike "to leave "

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