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”?

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.