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Please give me some personal space

"Jemandem auf die Pelle rücken" is a phrase used in German to ask the person to give you some personal space and to keep a little distance from you. Everybody wants their personal space, including many people in Germany. However, you need to be careful how you use this phrase because used in the wrong way, it could come across as a little rude.

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