Das sagt man so! 🗫

Monday, April 12, 2021 10:53 AM | Anonymous

Alright, I will say it through the flower , but you look like you have a tomcat ‍⬛!

Hä? What does this gibberish mean? Well,  the literal translation of idioms and phrases never makes any sense. But in German you can speak "through the flower" (durch die Blume) if you want to say something not-so-nice, and want to soften the blow. And having a tomcat (einen Kater haben) means that you had too  much to drink last night and are now hung over. Fun fact: Even you muscles can have a hangover, when you have a "Muskelkater"!

There are so many fun and quirky idioms and phrases like these in the German language, that we decided to offer a class this summer all about this! So, come and join us, and take your German to the next level! Check it (and many more 4-week classes we will offer this summer) out here:

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