German Word: Hopfen und Malz verloren
English Meaning: to be hopeless (person, situation)

Example Sentences:

Bei ihm ist Hopfen und Malz verloren.
He is a hopeless case.
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Related Words:

der Hopfen   (Pl: Hopfen)

hop (plant)

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und

and

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das Malz   (Pl: -)

malt (barley)

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verloren

lost, doomed

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