how to say “to achieve” in Hebrew


The word להשיג means to reach or to catch up with, for example:

השוטרים רדפו אחרי הגנב עד שהשיגו אותו בסמטה.

The police ran after the thief until they caught up with him in the alley.

It also means to attain, to achieve:

לא קל להשיג ציונים גבוהים בשיעור שלה.

It’s not easy to achieve high grades in her class.

להשיג is a הפעיל verb.

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