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sind die komplimente zu kopf gesiegen

English translation: the compliments/praises went to his/her head

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16:03 Dec 23, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
/ compliments
German term or phrase: sind die komplimente zu kopf gesiegen
A friend of mine said this sentence for me and i want to know what this means
Marcia
English translation:the compliments/praises went to his/her head
Explanation:
in England we have a saying, that someone gets a big head if too many compliments are received...
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Klaus Dorn
Local time: 15:03
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4 +10the compliments/praises went to his/her headKlaus Dorn


  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +10
the compliments/praises went to his/her head


Explanation:
in England we have a saying, that someone gets a big head if too many compliments are received...

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 15:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 1514
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: I prefer compliments to praises.
18 mins

agree  rangepost
48 mins

agree  Trudy Peters: Yes, compliments.
52 mins

agree  Sheila Hardie: compliments or praise:)
1 hr

agree  Hermeneutica: yes compliments ... don't rest on your laurels now!!! :)
1 hr

agree  Elvira Stoianov
3 hrs

agree  John Kinory: Compliments for sure
4 hrs

agree  Thomas Bollmann
8 hrs

agree  Mats Wiman: but correct the German please!
17 hrs

agree  Maya Jurt: Interesting....
5 days
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