German Vocabulary: Word of the Day

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Re: German Vocabulary: Word of the Day

Post by haen2 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:28 pm

Tom Houlihan wrote:abgekämpft Literally war-weary, this would refer to a man or unit that has spent too much time on the line without a break
Also like "worn out".
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Re: German Vocabulary: Word of the Day

Post by ReinhardH » Wed Apr 06, 2016 4:27 pm

Ratzeputz ... eradicate
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Re: German Vocabulary: Word of the Day

Post by ReinhardH » Wed Apr 06, 2016 4:30 pm

ein Sauhaufen (a pig sty) ... my father's description of his disgust at the sloppy and undisciplined appearance of the Austrian military during our visits there in the '60's and '70's

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