den Vogel abschießen

Meanings

1.
you do something extraordinary that no one has come close to, to jump the shark
(slightly negative undertones. Like... what you did was nothing to aim for in the first place)

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Word of the Day - " der Vogel"

"Der Vogel" means "bird". And German has quite a few idioms and with it. Today, we'll learn the best ones, including one about... sex.

Vocab:

der Vogel, einen Vogel haben, einen Vogel zeigen, der Dreckspatz, der Lockvogel, die Schnapsdrossel, der Pechvogel


Word of the Day - "schützen"

A fun look at the word "schützen", the difference to "beschützen" and the connection between protection and the ground floor of a building :).

Vocab:

schützen, beschützen, der Schutz, der Schütze, schießen


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