to receive; to get (transitive, auxiliary: “haben”) (literally, “to get hunger”)
Hunger bekommen — “to get hungry, become hungry” (literally, “to get hunger”)
ein Kind bekommen — “to have a child”
to catch (transitive, auxiliary: “haben”)
den Schnupfen bekommen — “to catch a cold”
to agree with ; to sit well with (intransitive, with a dative case object, of food or drink, auxiliary: “sein”) (someone) (someone)
Das Essen bekommt ihm nicht. — “The food does not agree with him.”
About German Verb "bekommen"
The German verb bekommen is one of the most commonly used German verbs. According to our analysis of 100,000+ German news articles, bekommen is the 52nd most used verb. Our data on the German verb bekommen comes from Wiktionary and is verified through secondary sources like Duden. The different colors in our verb conjugation chart represent certain morphological transformations. These verb cojugations are derived algorithmically.