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air your dirty laundry in public

de vuile was buiten hangen

peter aired his company's dirty laundry in public in last week's interview

albatross around your neck

blok aan je been

this is a problem that stops you from being successful

alike as two peas

als twee druppels water

if people or things are as alike as two peas, they are identical

alive and kicking

springlevend

if something is active and doing well, it is alive and kicking

all along

de hele tijd

if you have known something all along, then you knew from the beginning

all and sundry

alles en iedereen

he gave his money to all and sundry

all bark and no bite

veel geschreeuw maar weinig wol

when someone talks tough but really isn't, they are all bark and no bite

all bets are off

gemaakte afspraken gelden niet meer

if all bets are off, then agreements that have been made no longer apply

all dressed up and nowhere to go

klaar voor iets dat niet gebeurt

you're prepared for something that isn't going to happen

all ears

een en al oor

well come on then, i'm all ears

all eyes on me

alle ogen zijn gericht op

if all eyes are on someone, then everyone is paying attention to them

all hat, no cattle

veel geschreeuw maar weinig wol

when someone talks big, but cannot back it up, they are all hat, no cattle