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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make with

kom op met

make with the money you owe me!

make your hair stand on end

haren rijzen ten berge

if something makes your hair stand on end, it terrifies you

make your toes curl

doet de tenen krommen

it makes you feel very uncomfortable, shocked or embarrassed

make yourself scarce

maak dat je wegkomt

go away, especially to avoid trouble

many hands make light work

vele handen maken licht werk

when everyone gets involved in something, the work gets done quickly

many happy returns

nog vele jaren

this expression is used to wish someone a happy birthday

mark my words

let op mijn woorden

when a speaker is saying something he things will happen in the future

matter of life and death

zaak van leven en dood

if something is a matter of life and death, it is extremely important

meet someone halfway

iemand tegemoet komen

if you meet someone halfway, you accept some of their ideas and make concessions

meet your expectations

aan de verwachting voldoen

when something is as as good as you thought it would be

meet your match

je gelijke ontmoeten

meet a person who is at least as good if not better than you

melting pot

smeltkroes

a melting pot is a place where people from many ethnicities live together