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back to square one

terug naar af

this didn't work, so it's back to square one

back to the drawing board

helemaal opnieuw beginnen

you have to go back to the beginning and start something again

back to the wall

met de rug tegen de muur

you are in a difficult situation with very little room for manoeuvre

back up

steunen

the students backed jenny up when she was told off by the teacher

backseat driver

de beste stuurlui staan aan wal

a back-seat driver is an annoying person who is gives advice which is either wrong or unwelcome

bad apple

rotte appel

a person who is bad and makes other bad is a bad apple

bad at

slecht in

i'm very bad at maths

bad blood

gebrouilleerd zijn

if people feel hate because of what happened in the past, there is bad blood between them

bad egg

onbetrouwbaar persoon

a person who cannot be trusted is a bad egg good egg is the opposite

bad hair day

het gaat niet volgens plan

if you're having a bad hair day, things are not going the way you would like or had planned

bad mouth

slecht over iets of iemand praten

when you are bad mouthing,you are saying negative things about someone

bad shape

slechte conditie

if something's in bad shape, it's in bad condition if a person's in bad shape, they are unhealthy