German

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Etymology

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ent- (parting something) +‎ fliehen (to flee)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ʔɛntˈfliːən]
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  • Hyphenation: ent‧flie‧hen

Verb

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entfliehen (class 2 strong, third-person singular present entflieht, past tense entfloh, past participle entflohen, past subjunctive entflöhe, auxiliary sein)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, with dative) to escape
    Ich gehe ins Kino, weil sie mir helfen, dem Alltag zu entfliehen.
    I go to movies because they help me to escape from my daily routine.

Conjugation

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