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False friends


Many words in German and English seem similar but have very different meanings.

What’s (ärztliches) Rezept in English?

Rezept ⋅ = prescripti­on

Do you need a prescripti­on for these tablets?

It’s not “receipt”! receipt ⋅ [ri(si:t] = Quittung, Beleg

Here’s your receipt! You’ll need it for your taxes. Note: In the context of cooking, the correct translatio­n of Rezept is recipe [(resepi].

 ??  ?? prescripti­on receipt
prescripti­on receipt
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