Headaches in German and English

In German, when you have a headache, you ask for something “against” a headache (gegen Kopfschmerzen).
 
In English, you ask for something “for” a headache. In comparison with German, it sounds like you are asking “Do you have anything that can give me a headache”?

Steve the vagabond

About Steve the vagabond

Hi, I created Silly Linguistics. If you like life on the silly side, you have found just the right place
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply