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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gung ho

blinde volgzaamheid

if someone is gung ho about something, they support it blindly

hair of the dog

een hersteldrankje

if someone has a hair of the dog, they have an alcoholic drink to get rid of a hangover

hairy at the heel

achter de ellebogen hebben

someone who is hairy at the heel is dangerous or untrustworthy

hale and hearty

Blaken van gezondheid

someone who is hale and hearty is in very good health

half a mind

er ernstig aan denken

if you have half a mind to do something, you haven't decided to do it, but are thinking seriously about it

half-baked

halfbakken

a half-baked idea or scheme hasn't not been thought through or planned very well

hammer and tongs

vol overgave

if people are going at it hammer and tongs, they are arguing fiercely

hand back

teruggeven

the police officer checked my licence, then handed it back

hand down

overdragen

the jewellery has been handed down in my family for generations

hand in

inleveren

I handed in my homework late as usual

hand in glove

dik bevriend

if people are hand in glove, they have an extremely close relationship

hand in hand

hand in hand

work together closely