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Have You Been Fooled by These 19 Sneaky German-English False Friends?

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Up until now German seems to make a lot of sense.

In the German mindset, there’s no need for an abstract new word for every object, feeling or being. Simply squish together two that you already have.

Need a pair …

5 Hacks for Describing People, Places and Things in German Like a Native

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A gorgeous, fairy-like woman with an angelic glow stands in a grass field.

A crown of fuchsia, rose and cream-colored flowers lies softly on her head, from which loose brown curls fall.

Her outstreatched hands offer three colorful butterflies, and …