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An example use of tun in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… Sagen Sie jemandem, was er in dieser Situation tun soll, aber ich denke, es macht ein bisschen Spaß …”

meanings of tun


  1. To fake; to feign; to pretend.
  2. Used with the preceding infinitive of another verb to emphasise this verb.
  3. To put, to place, to add.
  4. Used with the following infinitive of another verb, often to emphasise the statement.
  5. To work, to function.
  6. To do (to perform or execute an action).
  7. To make a difference; to be different.
  8. Used in the past subjunctive with the infinitive of another verb to form the conditional tense (instead of standard würde).
  9. To do something (positive or negative) to someone.


  1. Gerund of tun; doing, deeds, behaviour.

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