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german vocabulary

every day, day in day out

tagtäglich

to get the hang of something

to get over something, deal with something

etw in den Griff kriegen

to chase away, chase off, scare off

verscheuchen

to rub someone the wrong way

etw geht jm gegen den Strich

Das geht mir gegen den Strich.

to hire

einstellen

to be all there, to be in one's senses

seine 5 Sinne beisammen haben

to leave someone high and dry, in the lurch

jn hängen lassen

to disguise oneself

sich verkleiden

fatally ill

sterbenskrank

wig

die Perücke

to dither, to shilly shally

fackeln

tear ducts

die Tränendrüse

Der Film drückt sehr auf die Tränendrüse.

humanity, humaneness, philanthropy

die Menschlichkeit

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