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Phrase of the week: Ätsch bätsch / Ätsch

Updated: Mar 5, 2021

Ätsch bätsch / Ätsch

exclamation/interjection: Gotcha! / Serves you right!

This colloquial exclamation is used typically by children to express gleeful mockery. The rhyming phrase is often combined with a particular taunting gesture.

Ätsch, bätsch, du hast verloren! = Ha-ha, you lost!

A board game. Photo: Skitterphoto via Pixabay


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