7 German idioms and their English cognates

7 German idioms and their English cognates

It starts immediately without any detours! 1. In der Klemme sitzen To be in a tight corner 2. Zwischen Baum und Borke Between the devil and the deep blue s 3. Ins Gras beißen To kiss the dust To bite the dust 4. Abkratzen to kick the bucket 5. Um den heißen Brei reden...
Learn German with old photos from the 1950s

Learn German with old photos from the 1950s

vor dem Fotoladenvier Jungen auf einer Fahrradtourvier Frauen bei einem Kaffeekränzchenviele Autos parken im HafenPolizist schreibt einen StrafzettelPause auf der Autobahnmusizierende MännerMann sitzt auf dem GeländerMann mit einem FotoapparatHaus – Auto –...
Beware of this wasp species in Germany!

Beware of this wasp species in Germany!

It is about the field wasp – Polistes dominula By loading the video, you agree to YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock YouTube This wasp species is protected in Germany and is rarely found in the city. It builds approx. 10-15cm...
How does the deposit system work in Germany?

How does the deposit system work in Germany?

In the beverage department of your grocery store, you will probably be confronted with the deposit on beverage containers on the very first day of your arrival in Germany. Every purchase includes a drink or two. 40% of the beverages offered in German stores are in...