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Hope on the horizon? German expressions to inspire

DW logo DW 23/11/2022 Louisa Schaefer

You might find it hard to learn German, but don't give up! As one expression goes: Hope is the last to die.

To hope is to be human © Arno Burgi/ZB/dpa/picture alliance To hope is to be human

The past couple of years have been fraught with challenges, as well as devastation and tragedy: from the COVID pandemic to the war in Ukraine, from soaring food and energy prices to climate change consequences.

Yet, despite the massive challenges, few people want to give up hope that things might turn better. After all, to hope is to be human.

Click through the gallery above to learn some German expressions that may inspire you to not give up hope.

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This article is an updated version of one originally published on August 4, 2021.

Author: Louisa Schaefer

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