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Saying in original language: Tote Hose sein
English translation of the saying: to be dead trousers
Language: German
Meaning in English: It means that nothing is happening. Nothing at all. Can be applied to events and people alike. In the latter case it means the same as that a person is boring or that he doesn't engage with something you wish this person would. "Bei ihm ist echt tote Hose" - literally translated: "With him it is really dead trouser"
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