What is the way to describe final exams? If want to describe my final exams at the end of my semester at university, what's the noun for "final exams"? Between my unreliable dictionary and Google Translate, I've wrangled "Studieren für Abschlussprüfungen" to mean "Studying for Finals". Is this accurate?

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Yes, Google Translate is right. The best word for final exams is Abschlussprüfung(en).

I would rather prefer the verb lernen instead of studieren though. The expression is therefore:

für die Abschlussprüfungen lernen.

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    but not only prefer "lernen", I think "studieren" doesn't fit well here. One would understand it, but no German would say that.
    – Flo
    Commented Dec 19, 2011 at 13:00

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