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German to English translations [PRO] Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
German term or phrase:einen weissen Fuss machen
Die meisten Russen haben nichts geerbt vom vielgerühmten "Volkseigentum", nachdem die Sowjetmacht 1991 verblichen war. Mit Wohnungseigentum zum Nulltarif machten sich die Reformer damals beim Volk einen weissen Fuss.
This is from an article about the state of post Soviet Union communal housing.
They wore whatever costumes they could put together and sometimes whitewashed
themselves to imitate the free whites. In 1907, a group of black, white, ...
EdithK Switzerland Local time: 05:55 Native speaker of: German, English PRO pts in category: 39