Tag: expressions

33 Kann man sich entschuldigen oder nur um Entschuldigung bitten? 2011-06-06T12:08:56.160

30 Natural way to deny help from a shopkeeper 2014-11-20T20:41:08.610

24 What is the German equivalent of the English "aka"? 2011-09-20T13:00:13.707

22 "Toi, toi, toi" – was genau bedeutet dieser Ausdruck? 2011-05-27T10:07:22.500

21 How would you translate "to judge someone" to German? 2011-09-24T20:35:07.513

21 How does a German say "Nice to meet you"? 2012-10-20T22:19:50.350

19 What does "Ich brauch mal Storno" mean? 2011-05-30T12:31:04.107

18 Does German have the "must we not" formation? 2016-09-07T12:01:18.803

17 How should we apologize in German? 2013-06-17T08:11:45.080

16 "Das ist kein Thema" - What does it mean? 2013-09-16T14:48:45.577

15 What is the literal meaning of "Hau ab!"? 2011-10-04T06:52:02.157

15 Woher stammt das »großes Indianer-Ehrenwort«? 2016-09-24T23:44:24.337

14 Was ist der Unterschied zwischen "über etwas diskutieren" und "etwas diskutieren"? 2015-07-08T09:23:35.597

13 What does "auf Habacht" mean? 2011-06-10T09:03:31.877

13 Expression for someone with very broad and detailed knowledge 2011-08-27T11:55:49.867

12 Online resource which has easy German to read with its English translation 2011-06-16T14:24:48.960

12 Bei XY unterm Sofa? 2011-06-21T14:13:57.027

12 Is there a word for “hey” or “oi”? 2015-11-04T05:28:03.447

11 Was ist das Gegenteil von "hervorheben"? 2011-05-30T13:55:26.623

11 What is the best way to translate "To do list"? 2012-01-02T21:12:04.793

11 Expression of extreme surprise (possibly vulgar, but without being insulting) 2014-12-26T22:08:51.630

11 Origin of "bis Motzen tutet" 2016-08-21T20:14:51.097

11 Expression "running out" in German 2017-01-13T09:58:05.217

10 Terms for "Nicht-Verstehen signalisieren" 2011-07-20T23:12:43.913

10 How do you say "he will be on TV"? 2015-06-20T20:26:43.153

10 How can I render the “that” in “Don’t be like that”? 2017-01-09T21:03:46.263

10 What does »an der Hacke« mean? 2017-05-15T07:35:01.337

9 Ursprung von "Nicht verzagen, ... fragen" 2011-10-05T20:32:36.003

9 Beschreibung extremer Langsamkeit 2012-01-10T12:39:38.177

9 How would you translate "you have my vote" into German? 2012-02-01T15:56:13.097

9 What could be expressed by "Ja, klar" in different situations? 2012-09-26T16:10:19.383

9 Deutsche Redewendung für „Sit around the campfire and sing Kumbaya“ 2016-08-04T12:23:57.987

8 Is there a non-regional German expression for the Swabian term "Gschmäckle"? 2011-08-16T20:00:33.713

8 Meaning of schon in "das schaff' ich schon" 2011-12-08T11:43:05.973

8 das ist vs. es ist 2015-04-10T16:01:38.337

8 German equivalent of “It works” 2015-05-09T15:36:17.027

8 Does "aufrollen" have a colloquial meaning? 2015-05-20T17:27:56.920

8 What does “italienisch konstruiert” mean? 2015-11-01T07:52:12.010

8 Moderne, gehobene Version von "Hof machen" 2016-01-14T07:11:46.993

8 Expression for blindly following rules 2016-04-02T12:05:07.120

8 Expression for "little people" 2016-04-05T19:01:05.297

7 Mut, Tapferkeit, Sicherheit, Porzellankiste? 2011-06-21T15:43:58.510

7 Is there a difference between "Schuld haben" and "schuld sein"? 2011-08-13T07:44:31.733

7 Origin and Usage of "i wo"? 2012-02-27T10:59:13.240

7 A kind of – German Expressions 2013-04-20T23:49:36.543

7 "used to [verb]" 2014-01-03T08:35:26.197

7 What is “Hacke, Spitze, eins, zwei, drei”? 2015-03-15T10:42:26.623

7 Wie sagt man »to be back to normal«? 2015-09-27T03:21:07.637

7 Sprichwort über lebenslanges Lernen 2016-01-21T10:21:26.127

7 "Die Liebe höret nimmer auf!" 2016-10-30T17:28:38.133

7 »Business als usual«, »business as usual« or... What's the preferred form? 2016-12-07T23:18:45.977

6 Was bedeutet "wär von Vorteil"? 2011-10-21T09:24:28.663

6 Precise terms for "Sachebene", "Implikationsebene" and "Textebene" 2012-11-24T09:15:07.643

6 How to say "Sorry, not now, I am too busy" 2015-01-28T15:02:48.990

6 »Das geht leider nicht« vs. »Es geht leider nicht« 2015-03-23T11:29:01.180

6 Warum erstinkt man Lügen? 2015-04-27T12:23:37.960

6 Wie nennt man jemanden, der ständig plant (was auch immer er tut)? 2015-07-15T14:53:37.270

6 What's a good German translation of "Aurgh!" or "Auuuurrgghhh!"? 2016-08-21T21:43:22.480

6 Is »für« or »vor« redundant in this sentence from »Der Spiegel«? 2017-01-18T08:18:59.093

6 Has part of the original sentence like “Ich frage mich” been left out in this construction? 2017-03-18T07:02:32.830

6 Are there any literary refrerences to cloth that is called "Kümmel und Salz"? 2017-12-29T17:06:08.777

6 What does 'Nummer' refer to in "Auf Nummer sicher gehen"? 2018-01-25T21:04:02.517

6 Wird das Genitiv-s bei feststehenden Ausdrücken / Codenamen gesetzt? 2018-01-28T02:48:48.387

6 Order of locations? 2018-02-27T07:57:23.493

5 What would be an appropriate translation of the expression "strike the iron while it's hot"? 2011-07-14T08:47:26.057

5 Ist es "die" Webseite und "der" Link? 2013-01-31T18:31:42.960

5 How to say "to check the mail"? 2013-06-02T19:58:27.663

5 Chatty expression in German 2013-06-22T05:43:25.663

5 Meaning and construction of a proverb 2015-04-22T08:22:14.810

5 Which case is “über alle Maßen”? 2015-04-29T10:59:36.927

5 Is "es macht mir Freude" correct and used? 2015-05-22T11:45:03.080

5 Meaning for "das ist mir wirklich unangenehm" 2015-06-05T10:52:32.033

5 Sicher sein + etwas? 2015-07-30T09:58:41.990

5 how to express an “astonishment”, “being amazed”? 2015-10-16T07:24:28.310

5 How to say "Now it's <something> time!" 2015-10-29T22:34:24.513

5 Demographics and geographic use of "oder wat" (alternatively "oder Watt") 2016-01-22T15:16:44.410

5 Wieder- oder zurückkommen? 2016-02-03T15:41:34.070

5 Understanding "aber des einen seins war blind" 2016-06-29T05:07:28.303

5 What are other ways to express gratitude in German? 2016-10-06T12:42:39.507

5 Expression “from scratch” in German 2017-01-10T14:02:52.623

5 Can you use "unter der Sonne" to express the idea of "the best there is in the world"? 2017-03-24T08:18:44.150

4 What should one say when someone arrives from a quite long trip? 2012-05-20T16:06:43.920

4 Was ist die deutsche Bezeichnung für red/black/dead eye? 2013-01-15T12:28:50.953

4 Wie beschreibt man das Futur mit der Vergangenheitsform? 2014-01-05T19:01:40.157

4 Differences between "erwachen" and "aufwachen"? 2014-03-01T19:11:09.857

4 "To go rogue" in German 2014-08-01T21:38:11.460

4 How to write an allergy notice label? 2014-11-22T21:35:00.727

4 "I am undecided between X and Y" - Expression 2015-04-16T16:00:10.847

4 Wie sagt man “according to”? 2015-09-20T10:17:18.010

4 Wie sagt man “according to our policy”? 2015-09-21T13:50:13.513

4 Wie kann man im Geschäft einem Verkäufer korrekt sagen, dass man sich zuerst nur umschauen möchte und noch keine Hilfe braucht? 2015-12-07T11:39:43.570

4 How do I say “the most …” in German? 2016-09-19T21:52:46.863

4 The difference between ‘geboren sein’ and ‘geboren werden’ 2016-10-22T14:18:55.323

4 Etymology of „es geht um die Wurst“? 2017-02-08T19:52:45.687

4 Is there a simpler German saying for "Das Ganze ist mehr als die Summe seiner Teile"? 2017-03-03T13:23:24.207

4 "da ... wohl jemand": Is this a sarcastic set expression with the meaning "a certain someone"? 2017-04-18T07:53:55.063

4 What is an idiomatic German equivalent of the Japanese expression: “… makes even a 100-year-old love turn cold”? 2017-04-19T00:41:04.607

4 What's the difference between "noch" and "immer noch?" 2017-05-13T11:37:24.740

4 German phrase or idiom for "Stay put!" 2017-08-06T22:35:21.580