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Fun German Expression for: to Get into a Fight with Someone

Fun German idiom for the expresssion: get into a fight or argument with somebody, or to quarrel with somebody. Examples & where this phrase came from.

German expression for telling someone off

Funny German Expression for Phrase to Tell Somebody off

What the English expression: ‘to tell someone off’ is in German, examples for its use and how this German idiom actually originated

German Expression for English Phrase to Not Have a Clue

Funny German expression for the phrase: To be at a loss, to not have a clue, to not get it. Explanation, examples and origins of this idiom.

German Expression for English Phrase to Be in Bed with Somebody

Find out what the English phrase: “to be in cahoots with somebody, to be in bed with somebody” means in German, plus examples and where this German expression came from

German Expression for the Phrase to Piss Off

Fun German idiom for the expresssion: “To piss of”, “Go sit on a tack!”, “Get lost!” Get meaning, examples & where this phrase came from.

German Phrase for English Expression to Party or to Have it Going on

English expression: All hell breaks loose, to party, to have it going on tanslates in German as: Da steppt der Bär = literal meaning: the bear is tap-dancing

German Expression for English Phrase to Kick the Bucket

The German expression for the English term: to die, to kick the bucket, to bite the dust = Ins Gras beißen, which means literally: to bite into the grass

German Expression for English Phrase to Be Plastered

The German expression for the English term: To be drunk, stoned, tipsy, plastered = Einen Affen sitzen haben

German Expression for English Phrase to Smell a Rat

Where this German expression for the term ‘to smell a rat’ came from, what it means and how to use this idiom properly

German Expression: Der Springende Punkt

The English translation for: Der springende Punkt = the crux of the matter, the nub of the matter, the key issue, the point