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I got a translation in the German version of 'Friends' (TV series):

Irgendwas muss daran mit dir faul sein.

Is it a correct translation? Do we have better ones? I couldn't find this usage of 'faul' in dictionary via Google. To me 'faul' only means 'lazy'.

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I would suggest the following:

Irgendetwas stimmt nicht mit dir.

The translation that you provided is not entirely correct (in terms of grammar). "irgendwas muss faul sein" is more used when a situation seems to be a bit strange, it is not commonly used for people.

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