12 eccentric German idioms to get your head around
This latest instalment of The Local List hopes to shine a little light on some of the charming eccentricities of the German language.
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Jemandem einen Bären aufbinden: Literally - to tie a bear on someone. The closest English equivalent would be “to put one over someone” - or to bamboozle them. When you’ve just moved to Austria, you’ll most likely be the subject of this phrase.