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überweisen

While I was studying the Money section, I encountered the word überweisen. Can I use the word in a sentence like "I'm transferring to another school"? Thanks in advance for your help!

September 3, 2017

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

I would use "versetzen" to describe moving to another school or job. I believe überweisen is strictly financial.


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

I think to say you're transferring you'd have use 'versetzen' reflexively. Otherwise it requires a direct object, as when your employer transfers you to a new position.


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

Thanks for the details!


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

und auch einen Patienten von einem Arzt zu einem anderen Arzt (zum Beispiel Facharzt) oder eine Klinik überweisen. Hauptwort ist: Überweisung (meint meist das Formular auf dem die Überweisung eingetragen ist).

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