Modern English Phrases

The phrases you can find on this website are aimed at providing the student with English expressions used in recent literature and news media  and their German equivalents. You will find that a lot of these phrases, particularly those taken from literature, are used in everyday conversations. Emphasis is laid on showing the student what people say in certain situations and what the correct collocations of these expressions are. Entries can be searched for both in English and in German. If needs be the user may concentrate on certain categories. And, of course, the best thing to do is this: don’t just read these expressions, but actually learn some of them.

(The lists are regularly updated with new entries )


Planned Categories:

general expressions – economy – military – politics – sports – technology – slightly rude phrases