engelse grammatica veelgebruikte 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.

 

jack frost

koning winter

if everything has frozen in winter, then jack frost has visited

jack-of-all-trades

manusje van alles

a jack-of-all-trades is someone that can do many different jobs

jet set

jet set

very wealthy people who travel around the world

jet-black

pikzwart

to emphasise just how black something is

jobs for the boys

nepotisme

where people give jobs and contracts to their friends and associates

jog my memory

help eens

say words that will help someone trying to remember something

jog my memory

je geheugen opfrissen

say words that will help someone trying to remember

John q public

jan modaal

(usa) john q public is the typical, average person

joined at the hip

twee handen op een buik

people who are very closely connected and think the same way

jump at

toehappen

i'd jump at the chance to go and live in japan

jump in

inbreken in een gesprek

he jumped in and told them exactly what he thought

jump on

bekritiseren

everyone jumped on me when I raised the issue