German idioms

How to say “get lost” in German

“How do you say ‘get lost’ in German?” is a frequent question often asked by those who want ...


Let’s have some fun with German idioms & compound nouns

Last week we had our first ever online charity event.  Seven people got together for an hour and ...


10 German food-related idioms

We all love idioms, don’t we? I found 10 German food-related ones for you which I turned into ...


13 German idioms featuring birds

Don’t you just love idioms? Like ‘the early bird catches the worm’ or ‘a bird in the hand ...


Deutsch am Donnerstag – der Kopf

  Isn’t this a wonderful picture of a head? It can be found in Calne, Wiltshire, UK. It ...


German idioms with colours

  Yesterday I saw somebody with a black eye, which reminded me how we use idioms differently. In ...


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