Ever wondered how to cheer someone up in German? Trying to reassure a German-speaking friend that everything will be fine? Here is how to find the right words of comfort in the German language.
When a German-speaking friend is distressed, you might want to say to them that “Alles wird gut” (literally: all will be well) or "mach dir keine Sorgen" (don't worry). The latter (sich Sorgen machen) involves a dative only verb, so watch out that you get it right.
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