European Sayings, Proverbs and Idiomatic Expressions
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"Ehrlichkeit währt am Längsten."
Honesty lasts the longest.
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"Ein Spatz in der Hand ist besser als die Taube auf dem Dach."
A sparrow in the hand is better than a pigeon on the roof.
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"Eine Krähe hackt der anderen kein Auge aus."
A crow doesn't pick into another crow's eye
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"eine Sache über das Knie brechen."
To break something over the knee
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"Eine Sache (erst einmal) auf Eis legen."
To put something (temporarily)on ice.
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"Eine Schraube locker haben"
To have a screw loose
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"eine Suppe auslöffeln, die einem jemand anders eingebrockt hat"
To spoon out a soop that has been brought onto oneself by somebody else
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"Einem geschenkten Gaul schaut man nicht ins Maul."
One doesn't look into the mouth of a horse that one has received for free.
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"Einen an der Waffel haben."
To have one on the wafer
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"Einen Charme wie eine Mülltonne haben"
To be as polite and charming as a waste bin.
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