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Es ist in, politisch zu sein.

Es ist in: is that an idiom?

September 18, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/Hannibal-Barkas

I guess it is short for "es ist in Mode... "

September 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ally.x
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"It is in to be political." ... I am not sure where are the borders of something being/not being an idiom.. but since it's the same like in English I would guess it's not an idiom ... (not specific for German). I will like to see what others have to say to this.

September 18, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Stusstrupp

yes, it is. "In" in this case carries the same meaning as the English term "hip". So, your sentence would translate into "it's hip being political."

September 18, 2017
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