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One thing must be said. Germans are not considered to be the most polite nation in the world. We also know that etiquette and manners vary in every cultural background, but learning polite words is one of the first things you do when taking up a new language.

It isn’t for no reason that words, such as please, thank you, and excuse me, are called “magical.” Of course, you can just look up their translation in a dictionary. However, where is the fun in that?

In today’s article, we will teach you how to say please in German and show you various uses and translations of related words and phrases. The right amount of politeness is the key!

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Dogs are a very important part of daily life in Germany. They provide balance to our hectic and career-focused lives. Some Germans are even said to get on with their dogs better than with their fellow citizens.

The German Shepherd counts as one of the most popular dog breeds around the world. Dogs appear in countless German idioms and sayings as well. We will teach you how to say dog in German together with many useful phrases to help you get one step closer to mastering this beautiful language.

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Most grandmothers are a wonderful combination of love and kindness. They are the best cooks as well. They would never give up on their grandchildren, and German Omas are no exception to this rule.

In today's article, we will teach you how to say grandma in German. If your own grandma doesn't come from Germany, it doesn't matter at all. It will come in handy when you meet the family of your German-speaking friends! 

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Arguing in a foreign language is extremely challenging. Your emotions take over and make it difficult to remember the most basic grammar rules. And we know that the German language loves its grammar rules!

So, let’s start with something simpler. Learning how to say “yes” in German is also important. In our article, you’ll see that there are many different ways to express agreement in German. So, it isn't as easy as you might have imagined. And don't worry, you'll get some grammar rules, too! It's German, after all.

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Tired after all the language studying and ready to go to bed? Before you do so, don’t forget to read our latest article on how to say “Good night” in German.

You’ll not only learn how to translate "Good night" but also how to answer it or use this expression in idioms and other useful phrases. You’ll see that German terms of endearment are rather endearing.

Also, don't miss a chance to practice the art of German compounding on various sleep-related words, such as Gutenachtgeschichte!

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