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Fernweh (n.) an ache for distant places; the craving for travel. German pronunciation: FEIRN-veyh, with fei as in feint.

Lies have short legs | German Phrases That Make No Sense In English

German Phrases That Make No Sense In English

"Lies have short legs" and more strange German Phrases that make little sense in…

Minimalist Nomad: living abroad

I have a severe case of this. the land of green, red hair, crisp wind, freckes, and castles.

stick to it!

Fitness Motivation Station: What Doesn't Kill You, Makes You Stronger Exercise Inspirational Quotes

German Expression for English Term to Be on the Wrong Track

What the English expression “to be on the wrong track” means in German, expamples for the use of this German phrase and how this idiom actually originated

Den Teufel an die Wand malen - German proverb (for English translation and more proverbs see link)

Den Teufel an die Wand malen = To talk about something that you do not want to happen – to be afraid that something bad will happen if you talk about it.

Jemandem geht ein Licht auf - German proverb (for English translation and more German idioms see link)

Jemandem geht ein Licht auf - German proverb (for English translation and more…

Beleidigte Leberwurst - German proverb (for English translation and more proverbs see link)

Die beleidigte Leberwurst spielen = To be grumpy – to get offended at every little thing.

Feuer und Flamme sein - German proverb (for English translation and more idioms see link)

Feuer und Flamme sein = To get excited quickly – to be very excited right away.

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