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How to say in a positive, joke manner “you're a boring person” using a noun

What is German word for "a boring person" but in positive context, so there is no offence? Russian equivalent is "зануда" (if this can help). I can say it in simple phrase "Du bist langweilig", but ...
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Wie bezieht sich man auf Musik, die kein regelrechtes Lied ist?

Ich suche ein Wort, das Musik beschreibt, die im strengsten Sinne des Wortes kein Lied ist. Gleichzeitig würde ich auch gerne den spezifischen Begriff vermeiden. Weder will ich Ich mag {dieses ...
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“der Satz”: How to disambiguate the two linguistic meanings?

The word Satz can mean, among other things: Clause: "A verb along with its subject and their modifiers." Sentence: "A grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate, ...
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How does the crew address the chief in the movie Das Boot? [closed]

So we have seen how the crew addresses the Captain in this question; but how about the Chief? At about 3:03:00, Lt. Werner asks the Chief, Kommen wir je wieder hoch, LI? and calls him ...
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Help identify word - 'Ja imm(?)' with the meaning 'Yes, exactly'

I've heard many times people saying something what I've heard like 'Ja, imm' oder 'Ja, ihm' meaning 'Yes, exactly'. However, I couldn't find such phrase, so I think I could have heard that word not ...
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“Verb” or “verb + lassen”? How to know when does a verb need “lassen”?

I thought I understood what a Verb and a Verb + lassen mean (somehow influenced by this question), but I don't. My previous idea was that one writes Verb + lassen when the action is not performed by ...
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Was ist das Gegenteil von „Spätwerk“?

Normalerweise wird der Begriff Spätwerk für ein Kunstwerk angewandet, das gegen Ende der Schaffensperiode eines Künstlers erschienen ist. Die Zauberflöte ist ein sehr wichtiges Spätwerk Mozarts. ...
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Was bedeutet ,,weitvergessen"? [closed]

Ich habe den Satz Wie gerne er sie mit Kindern und Hunden spielen sah, weit- und selbstvergessen, dem Augenblick hingegeben" Was bedeutet weitvergessen in diesem Kontext? (oder vielleicht habe ...
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What is a power clean called in German?

The barbell exercise called power clean is similar to a regular clean (umsetzen), but caught higher. What is it called in German? See also: a video of a power clean.