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What’s the meaning of the following sentence?

Bei dem, was grad los ist.

I could not get it.

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It's a very colloquial phrasing meaning

With everything that's going on right now... [e.g. we really don't need any more trouble]

grad = gerade, jetzt

los ist von los sein, passieren

  • Adding to this, the dem comes from the das that refers to what happens, except it's in the dative case. das, was grad los ist -> bei dem, was grad los ist – clinch Feb 14 '15 at 21:50
  • @Stephie: I agree, edited the answer. Thanks – Martin Peth Feb 15 '15 at 19:03

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