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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talk shop

over werk praten

if you talk shop, you talk about work matters

talk the hind legs off a donkey

de oren van je kop kletsen

a person who is excessively or extremely talkative can talk the hind legs off a donkey

talk through

doorspreken

the teacher talked me through the test so I knew what to expect

talking to a brick wall

tegen een muur praten

if you talk to someone and they do not listen to you, it is like talking to a brick wall

tall drink of water

een bonenstaak

someone who is very tall and slender is a tall drink of water

tall order

moeilijke klus

something that is likely to be hard to achieve or fulfil is a tall order

tall story

kletspraat

a tall story is one that is untrue and unbelievable

tar with the same brush

van hetzelfde laken een pak

when you tar somebody with the same brush you think they are just as bad as someone else

taste blood

bloed ruiken

if someone has tasted blood, they think that victory is within their grasp

taste of your own medicine

koekje van eigen deeg

do something bad to someone that they have done to you to teach them a lesson

teacher's pet

lievelingetje van de klas

the teacher's favourite pupil is the teacher's pet

tear apart

verscheuren

people were torn apart when news of the crash came through