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der Mangel bumsen

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11:09 Aug 8, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Slang
German term or phrase: der Mangel bumsen
friend sent it to me.. not sure what he was saying
Bruce Futch
English translation:fuck
Explanation:
bumsen also means fuck, honestly. So either they want to fuck an ironing machine, in which case the article is wrong (die Mangel), or they don't have enough sex, which seems to affect his grammar to the point of making no sense at all... another possibility being, of course, that you're having everybody on while we're wasting time and money trying to help. (It has been happening rather frequently, lately). Should this be the case, then please go and f... an ironing machine yourself.
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Caro Maucher
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Local time: 03:36
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Summary of answers provided
na +1fuck
Caro Maucher
nader Mangel an Bumsen ? (vul., the lack of fucking)Tadej Gregorcic
nashortcomings are hitting meNancy Schmeing
napossibilityNancy Schmeing


  

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32 mins
possibility


Explanation:
Not sure either. Bumsen is to whack or bump. Der Mangel is a lack, deficiency, going without, etc. However, the grammar is strange. Mangel is also an ironing machine for sheets and flat things. Did he bump into the ironing machine, whack his poverty? Why is it not den Mangel bumsen? Or is it Der Mangel bumst, poverty is knocking, or bumping into me? Best wishes, Nancy

Nancy Schmeing
Canada
Local time: 21:36
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39 mins
shortcomings are hitting me


Explanation:
Third alternative to sort out the grammar is that Mangel should be plural. Then it would be the shortcomings, shortfalls. They are getting to him, or rocking, or hitting him.
The grammar as it stands is not consistent.


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Nancy Schmeing
Canada
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
fuck


Explanation:
bumsen also means fuck, honestly. So either they want to fuck an ironing machine, in which case the article is wrong (die Mangel), or they don't have enough sex, which seems to affect his grammar to the point of making no sense at all... another possibility being, of course, that you're having everybody on while we're wasting time and money trying to help. (It has been happening rather frequently, lately). Should this be the case, then please go and f... an ironing machine yourself.

Caro Maucher
Germany
Local time: 03:36
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der Mangel an Bumsen ? (vul., the lack of fucking)


Explanation:
I suppose that if a friend sent this to you it is possible that it was meant this way. Mangel means lack or shortage, Bumsen is, vulgarly, fucking (although you wrote bumsen... which is to fuck). I hope this helps.

Cheers,
greco

Tadej Gregorcic
Native speaker of: Native in SlovenianSlovenian
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Sep 30, 2015 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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