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Translation of nightmare in German

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the nightmare der Albtraum; der Alptraum

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Sample sentences:
Staying on the boat during the storm was a nightmare.

Während dem Sturm auf dem Boot zu bleiben war ein Albtraum.
Reconciling two warring parties in the workplace can be a nightmare. Zwei sich bekriegende Parteien am Arbeitsplatz zu versöhnen kann ein Alptraum sein.
Nightmare Der Alptraum
nightmare Albtraum


He wants to say that peace and brutality are very connected. In one line he is talking about the cleanness and in the next line he is talking about the witches' broth. How good is that, isn't it?
Sometimes this is an outcome of personal problems or incidents. For example, there could be a crime commited by someone of a certain origin. The consequence could be that the victims would blame an entire community.
On the way back I remember watching a Diego Armando Maradona movie in the car's portable DVD player. He was praised as a Saint in this movie. I took it as a good preparation of thing ahead in Buenos Aires.