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EtymologyEdit

From ab- +‎ kriegen.

VerbEdit

abkriegen (third-person singular simple present kriegt ab, past tense kriegte ab, past participle abgekriegt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (colloquial) to get
  2. (colloquial) to pull (someone), to pick up
  3. (colloquial) to get off, remove
    • 2017, Simone Meier, Fleisch, Kein & Aber, p. 27:
      » Die Teller kleben danach so fies aneinander, und Fett ist einfach nicht so leicht abzukriegen. «
      The plates stick together so horribly afterwards, and fat just doesn't come off that easily.