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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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in rude health

in slechte gezondheid

if someone's in rude health, they are very healthy and look it

in short

in het kort

used to shorten or summarise a conversation

in so many words

in zoveel woorden

this phrase may be used to mean 'approximately' or 'more or less'

in someone's pocket

in je zak hebben

if a person is in someone's pocket, they are dependent on them

in spades

stapels

when you have something in spades, you have a lot of it

in stitches

de slappe lach hebben

if someone is in stitches, they are laughing uncontrollably

in the bag

kat in het bakkie

if something is in the bag, it is certain that you will get it or achieve it

in the cards

in de kaarten staan

if something is in the cards, it is bound to happen

in the clear

niet verdacht zijn

if someone is in the clear, they are no longer suspected of wrongdoing

in the doghouse

verguisd worden

if someone is in the doghouse, they are very unpopular at the moment

in the driver's seat

aan het roer

if you are in the driver's seat, you are in charge of something

in the family way

zwanger zijn

if a woman is in the family way, she is pregnant