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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gettingon

"Mit Wasser beginnt alles von Neuem."

April 19, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gettingon

we don't really use over in UK we would say 'from new'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/philster043

In the US we'd probably say "begins anew" as well


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/philster043

Which was accepted, as it turns out lol


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bilbo

At least in Australia all the other mentioned translations seem uncommon...I'd probably say 'starts again' or 'starts from scratch'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LiamHuber

What is this supposed to mean? Is this a German idiom? Is this an English idiom in place other than where I'm from? I thought perhaps the meaning was "water makes everything like new". The phrases from the other feedback ("with water everything starts from new", "...begins anew", if I understand correctly) also don't make any sense to me...

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