Men in the USA tend to either be intimidated by my background or make derogatory remarks about how I’ll never achieve my political goals (FYI, these disrepectful remarks motivate me even more so thanks) 23. Crutches in Germany are different than crutches in the USA.
If Germans need a new word, they just combine multiple other words together to make a new word. They go around your wrists instead of under your arms! Learning how to ride a bike in Germany is totally different than in the USA. First, casual dating/hook-up culture isn’t as prevalent in Germany as it is in the USA.
Yes, when it turns to slush, snow suddenly loses its magic.
The German term Schneematsch (snow mud) describes that slurry of white and brown that starts to pile up on street corners and seep through your shoes. Die Kuh vom Eis holen If someone tells you “du hast die Kuh vom Eis geholt” (You've got the cow off the ice), they're probably not being literal (unless you're a dairy farmer next to a frozen lake).
If you believe any of the information on this page is incorrect or out-of-date, please let us know.Instead, this rather wintry idiom really means that you've saved the day.If someone manages to pull something out the bag as you teeter on the edge of disaster, that's the way to thank them. Aufs Glatteis führen Another winter-inspired idiom, aufs Glatteis führen means to “lead [someone] onto the black ice”.0 comments German is a beautiful language with lots of words that cannot be translated into English unless you’re describing them (which I will do below).There are no equivalent words in the English language, which makes these top German phrases a lot more special.Germans also put their birth date and martial status on their resume. Honestly, some of them speak better English than me! They are genuinely curious and very willing to learn about American culture. I feel like I won’t be a real German until I own something from Jack Wolfskin. Craftsmanship overall is much better in Germany than the USA. To go along with #16, there are more small companies and family-run businesses in Germany than the USA. Germans might excel in efficiency and order but have absolutely no idea how to properly line up! Although let’s be honest, most Americans can’t handle it either. Germans are much more reserved with emotions…and I’m not. While Germans are inquisitive and blunt about American culture, they still believe all the American stereotypes.