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Wenn die Wörter betreut und pflegt auf die Sätze Die Blumen meiner Mutter wachsen so gut, weil sie sie intensiv ____. Carola ist zweifache Mutter und ____ wochentags noch drei weitere Kleinkinder. verteilt werden sollen, würde ich in die erste Lücke pflegt und in die zweite Lücke betreut einfügen. Das Verb pflegen beinhaltet meiner Meinung nach ...


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Beside the already mentioned "Um die Ecke gedacht" I'd like to recommend the crosswords in the "Süddeutsche Magazin". Looking at your description of the NYT crosswords I would give it a Thursday or Friday difficulty. They provide solutions for the crossword of the previous week with comments - might be useful to get acquainted with the style and help ...


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so every Gefäß also is a Behälter Please note, that this statement is restricted to every day usage or has at least some exceptions. Consider the following sentences Der Herr aber sprach zu ihm: Gehe hin; denn dieser ist mir ein auserwähltes Gefäß, meinen Namen zu tragen sowohl vor Nationen als Könige und Söhne Israels. (Acts of the Apostles 9, 15 / ...


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The DUDEN lists Behälter as a synonym for Gefäß. If you look at the root halten and vazzen, there is the common notion of keeping or holding something. Most of the time you could use them interchangeably: e.g. a bottle is both. If you look at the history of both terms, it seems that Gefäß is the much older term (DUDEN VOL. 7 lists a first usage of Behälter ...


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Might be helpful to read, http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beh%C3%A4lter Will probably be deleted for "not an answer" ;P Behältnis sounds to me like an antiqued word for Behälter, wouldn't use it.


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Gefäß is restricted to movable containers which are not flexible and can contain liquids. Some examples: Cages or most baskets are not called Gefäß because they cannot contain liquids. Plastic bags, gourds or cardboard boxes are not called Gefäß because they are deformable. Bottles, glasses, barrels, vases or drinking horns are called Gefäß. Fixed tanks or ...



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