Top 12 embarrassing German mistakes
Julie Colthorpe · 25 Jun 2014, 16:28
Published: 25 Jun 2014 16:28 GMT+02:00
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German grammar is not the only thing that is hard to get your head around – the vocabulary is a minefield too.
Our readers came up with their most embarrassing mistakes, which include accidentally telling a policeman that they were a prostitute, and the time they wished their host family a “good naked”.
And next time you are watching your football team taking a penalty, make sure you get the verb right. It may not be just your football team that feels embarrassed if they miss the goal.