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Ich habe zu viel eingepackt (Koffer)

I took everything but the kitchen sink...

1

demütigen
erniedrigen
bescheiden ärmlich

humble,
to humble sb.

2

To ignore sb

to give sb the cold shoulder

3

to ignore sth.
dont take too much notice of it!
criticism or negative things have no effect on sb.
don't let sb. affect or upset you!

this it is just water off a duck's back to me

4

sb has to admit, that he cant do what he boasted about
..it is humiliating for him...

if you dont finish this, you are gonna eat humble pie...
...

5

to take/get a lot of money from s.o.
(compensation)
(sport)

to take someone the cleaners

6

to deceive s.o.

to take s.o. for a ride
dont be taken for a ride!

7

the situation is now the opposite of what it was...
the situation is reversed

the boot's on the other foot now!

8

to stop avoiding saying things directly

Stop beating around the bush...

9

to make an effort

to save money, you need to go the extra mile,

10

to miss out
to ignore

to brush over sth.

11

depressive Stimmungslage

depressive mood
lost of interest or pleasure

12

angetriebene oder gehemmte Psychomorik

psychomotor agitation or retardation

13

wahnhaft

delusional

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der Name ist mir entglitten

your name has just slipped my mind