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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have a bash

een poging wagen

if you have a bash at something, you try to do it, especially when there isn't much chance of success

have a card up your sleeve

iets achter de hand houden

if this fails he may well have another card up his sleeve

have a chip on your shoulder

verongelijkt doen

what happened? why do you have a chip on your shoulder?

have a cow

over de rooie gaan

be very upset or angry about something

have a finger in the pie

een vinger in de pap hebben

have an interest in and be involved in something

have a go

iets proberen

if you have a go, you try to do it, especially when there isn't much chance of success

have a heart

meevoelen

if someone has a heart, they are kind and sympathetic

have a trick up your sleeve

een geheim plan hebben

if you have a trick up your sleeve, you have a secret strategy to use when the time is right

have a yen

er zin in hebben

if you have a yen to do something, you have a desire to do it

have an axe to grind with someone

een appeltje te schillen hebben met

she still has an axe to grind with jude over that torn dress

have deep pockets

veel geld hebben

if someone has deep pockets, they are wealthy

have deep pockets but short arms

gierig zijn

someone who has lots of money but never pays for anything