German idioms you'll want to start using now

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German idioms you'll want to start using now

Do you "spider" or "talk around the hot porridge"? In German, you can. Meet the Germans host Kate Müser asks bilingual colleague Michael Knigge to explain some of the best German idioms. (Watch for outtakes at the end.)

Every other week, DW's Kate Müser explores the quirks of everyday life and language in Germany. Originally from the United States, Müser has lived in Germany for over 13 years. Follow Meet the Germans on YouTube or at

For more fun German idioms, watch the Meet the Germans episode below. 

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Meet the Germans | 25.10.2017

Best German idioms | Meet the Germans

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