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What is 'nehme' used for in german if 'brauchen' is need?

I am confused. I said to my lehrer 'ich nehme ein neu Buch' and he understood me and got me one' here 'brauchen' is need.. explain the difference please :)

5 years ago

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It would be easier to answer if you provide some context. :)

Very general approach is:

ich nehme ein neues Buch = I take a new book

ich brauche ein neues Buch = I need a new book

5 years ago

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Yepp.

nehmen = to take

brauchen = to need

5 years ago
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