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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sign with

contract hebben bij

he is signed with QPR for the next few years

signed, sealed and delivered

correct afgerond

something that is done correctly, following all the necessary procedures

silence is golden

zwijgen is goud

it is often better to say nothing than to talk, so silence is golden

silly season

komkommertijd

when parliament is closed and nothing happens, so the press reports trivial and stupid stories

silver bullet

de oplossing voor een groot probleem

a silver bullet is a complete solution to a large problem

silver screen

het grote doek

the silver screen is the cinema

since time immemorial

al eeuwen

when it's been going on for a very a long time

sit around

op je krent zitten

they just sat around while the others did all the work

sit on

iemand stevig aanpakken

if his girlfriend finds out, she'll get mad and sit on him

sit through

uitzitten

I was bored halfway through, but I sat through the film

six feet under

onder de zoden

a term for being dead, referring to a grave six feet underground

sixty-four-thousand-dollar-question

de hamvraag

the most important question that can be asked about something