False Friend of the Week – Dec. 19

During 2016 we present one false friend each week.

spenden (DE) = to donate (EN)

to spend (EN) = ausgeben (DE)

Example – donate: This year, our company donated 1,000 Euro to a local charity.

Example – spend: I spent too much on Christmas presents this year!

Mindy Ehrhart Krull
About the author

Originally from the US, Mindy Ehrhart Krull holds a master's degree in journalism and has been teaching English and working as an author, editor and proofreader in Germany since 2008.

At DELS, she leads a team of several English trainers and language professionals.

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