Bekommen – to receive, to get | become – werden
One of the most common Deutsch/English confusions.
I will become a dentist when I receive my DDS degree next week.
fast – almost | fast – schnell; (v) fasten
A false friend of the highest order.
I get hungry almost as fast as you when we are fasting for Ramadan.
das Gift – poison | gift, present – das Geschenk
Is that a birthday present for Jeremy?
No. It’s poison.