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Germans tend to answer questions about their mood quite honestly, so don't be surprised to listen to someone's life story after an innocent 'How is it going?'. So beware if you don't have much time or patience.
Asking the question Wie geht's? 'How are you?' you might hear one of the phrases listed in this section.

(* = familiar, ** = very familiar, *** = vulgar, s = slang, Lit. = Literally)

transcript  Click here for a transcript of all the expressions in "Moods".

Argument Class Drinking Family
Food Football Friends Going out
Health Interjections Money Moods
Music Play up/Play down Politics Professions

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