Are you old, retired or unemployed and feeling useless, in other words, not having an active life any more? Then the Dutch will say ‘achter de geraniums zitten,’ which means sitting at home watching the world go by from behind the geraniums on the window sill. It is commonly used in a negative sense “I am not going to sit behind the geraniums” or “It’s not the time yet to sit behind the geraniums”.

Sitting behind the geraniums
Sitting behind the geraniums
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