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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knit your brows

je wenkbrauwen fronsen

if you knit your brows, you frown or look worried

knock 'em dead

veel geluk

knock 'em dead' is used as a way of wishing someone luck

knock about

dreun geven

he knocked his brother about after they argued

knock down

slopen

they knocked down the old church and built a block of flats in its place

knock off

afnokken

we knocked off early on friday to avoid the rush hour queues

knock on wood

hout afkloppen

this is used to wish for good luck ('touch wood' is also used)

knock out

buiten westen slaan

the reigning middleweight champion knocked out the challenger in the fourth round

knock something on the head

iets de kop indrukken

if you knock something on the head, you stop it or stop doing it

knock the pins from under someone

iemand in de steek laten

if someone knocks the pins from under you, they let you down

knock up

zwanger maken of raken

she got knocked up when she was on holiday

knock your socks off

versteld staan

if something knocks your socks off, it amazes you, usually in a positive way

know full well

er zeker van zijn

when you know full well, you are absolutely sure that you know