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Let's talk about love!
When you fall in love with somebody, you can describe the strange feeling you have as Schmetterlinge im Bauch [Butterflies in-the Stomach] or "Kribbeln im Bauch" [Tingling in-the Stomach].

Learn how to use the latter expression with the following sketch from the German comedy series Knallerfrauen. We decoded and translated the text for you. For more information on how to study best with the material, click here.


Decoding

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's (=es ist) schön, oder?
(It')s beautiful, or?

Mhm.
Mhm.

Du...
You...

Ja?
Yes?

's is' so schön mit dir...
(I)t is so nice with you...

ich hab' richtig Kribbeln im Bauch.
I hav' really tingling (≈butterflies) in-the Stomach.

Du, ich auch!
You, I too!


Parallel Text

The following transcript is clickable. Click on any sentence to jump to that point in the video. When the video runs, the current part will be highlighted in both the parallel text and the ↑ decoding above to facilitate comparison of the different translations when you want to jump back and forth. Click to hide.

's (=es ist) schön, oder?
Mhm.
Du...
Ja?
's is' so schön mit dir... ich hab' richtig Kribbeln im Bauch.
Du, ich auch!

's beautiful here, isn't it?
Mhm.
Hey...
Yeah?
It's so nice (to be here) with you ... I can really feel this tingling (the butterflies) in my stomach.
Hey, I too!


 

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