European Sayings, Proverbs and Idiomatic Expressions
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"Das kannst Du den Hasen geben."
You can give that to the hares.
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"Das war für die Katz'"
That has been for the cat.
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"De morgenstond heeft goud in de mond."
Dawn has a golden mouth.
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"De tal palo, tal astilla."
From said stick, the said splinter.
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"Den Ast absägen, auf dem man sitzt"
To saw off the (tree) branch one is sitting upon
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"Den Ball flach halten"
To keep the ball down
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"Den Löffel abgeben."
To give away the spoon.
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"Den Teufel an die Wand malen."
To paint the devil on the wall.
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"Den Wald vor lauter Bäumen nicht sehen."
Not to see the forrest, because of all the trees in front of one's sight.
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"Der Apfel fällt nicht weit vom Stamm."
The apple does not drop far away from the tree trunk.
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