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jemandem die Daumen drücken

1.
to cross one's fingers
(The person you're crossing your fingers for is in Dative.)

Examples

  • Ich drücke dir die Daumen. (common idiom)
  • I cross my fingers for you.
    lit.: "squeeze thumbs"
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Word of the Day - "drücken"

In this episode, we'll go over the important prefix verbs of "drücken" and see a surprising parallel in English.

Vocab:

drücken, ausdrücken, unterdrücken, beeindrucken, der Eindruck, der Ausdruck, bedrücken


Root: *treu(k)-
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