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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take up the torch

de fakkel overnemen

take on a challenge or responsibility when someone else retires, or leaves

take your breath away

adembenemend

if something takes your breath away, it astonishes or surprises you

take your eye off the ball

concentratie verliezen

not concentrating on something important

talk back

grote mond geven

the teacher was cross because the pupil talked back to her

talk down

afzwakken

the general manager talked down the recent fall in shares

talk down

neerbuigend praten

that teacher talks down to her students instead of teaching them

talk into

overhalen

she didn't want to do it, but I managed to talk her into it

talk is cheap

praatjes vullen geen gaatjes

it's easy to talk about something but harder to actually do it

talk nineteen to the dozen

snel praten

if someone talks very quickly, they talk nineteen to the dozen

talk of the town

gesprek van de dag

when everybody is talking about particular people and events

talk out

iets uit iemands hoofd praten

he wanted to drive home, but his friends talked him out of it

talk out of the back of your head

uit je nek kletsen

if someone is talking out of the back of their head, they are talking rubbish