Engelse uitdrukkingen

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Op deze pagina kun je ruim 3000 Engelse uitdrukkingen, spreekwoorden en gezegden opzoeken, met een verklaring in het Nederlands. Zoekopdrachten die geen resultaat opleveren worden opgeslagen, zodat we ons bestand kunnen aanvullen.

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slap someone in the face

iemand tegen de schenen schoppen

to insult someone

sleep off

roes uitslapen

she went to bed to sleep off the effects of the tequila

sleep on

nachtje over slapen

my boss said she'd have to sleep on it when I asked her for a raise

sleep over

logeren

the au pair made tea for the friends who were sleeping over

sleep through

ergens doorheen slapen

I slept through the storm when some slates fell off the roof

slim chance

kleine kans

a slim chance is a very small chance

slip of the tongue

een verspreking

if you say something accidentally, it is a slip of the tongue

slip through one's fingers

door je vingers glippen

if something slips through one's fingers it escapes or is lost through carelessness

slippery slope

glijdende schaal

a slippery slope is where a measure would lead to further worse measures

slow boat to china

tergend langzaam

something that is very slow and takes a long time

slow but sure

langzaam maar zeker

when it takes time to do something, but it will be done

slowly, slowly catchy monkey

langzaam maar zeker

this means that eventually you will achieve your goal