nicht tot überm Zaun hängen wollen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally: “not want to hang dead over a fence (in a certain place)”, implying that one would prefer to be elsewhere even in that situation.

Verb[edit]

nicht tot überm Zaun hängen wollen

  1. (of a place) to abhor; to hate; to find unbearable
    In diesem Kaff will ich nicht mal tot überm Zaun hängen.
    I wouldn’t want to be seen dead in this place