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Archive for August, 2014

Sayings + Expressions 5 – The Beauty and the Ball Posted by on Aug 8, 2014

Hi there! This week we have another two: a saying, and an expression. The saying concerns beauty, and the expression discipline and endurance – which you need to achieve beauty, right? Let’s go, first the saying! Wer schön sein will, muss leiden Who wants to be beautiful, has to suffer (beauty knows no pain) The origin…

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The conjugation of the German verb “sagen” Posted by on Aug 4, 2014

The word “sagen” is one of the most frequent verbs in German. Usually, it either means “to say” or “to tell” in English. In order to form statements (declarative sentences) or commands (imperative sentences) it is necessary to conjugate verbs correctly. So, let’s have a closer look at the verb “sagen” and its conjugations of…

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Untranslatable German Words: Torschlusspanik! Posted by on Aug 3, 2014

Guten Tag, and willkommen to another post on untranslatable German words! The word of today is Torschlusspanik. What is the meaning of Torschlusspanik? This is the fear that time is running out. It describes the panic you get when you realise one day that in actual fact, you haven’t done very much with your life,…

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