A German friend said this to me once. Does nasty beast have special meaning in German language?

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    Did the friend say that in english or german? – puck Jun 17 at 4:00
  • Are you sure that's what they said? It's quite possible you misheard them (it is very common to hear similar sounding words in your native language instead of the actual words when hearing unfamiliar terms from other languages), although if this was supposed to be a german term I can't tell which one it could've been. – Cubic Jun 17 at 15:52
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    @Cubic wild guess: “nass’ bist” with a tinge of dialect? – Stephie Jun 17 at 17:05
  • @Stephie Könnte auch sein: Treffen sich zwei Ladendiebe im Supermarkt. Sagt der eine: "Na, stibitzt du wieder was?" – Christian Geiselmann Jun 21 at 23:16

No, nasty beast is an English phrase that has no special German meaning apart from the meaning it has in English.

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