engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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hear it on the grapevine

in het roddelcircuit

to hear news from someone who heard the news from someone else

heart in the right place

hart op de juiste plaats hebben

if someone's heart is in the right place, they are good and kind

heart misses a beat

je hart slaat over

if your heart misses a beat, you are suddenly shocked or surprised

heart of gold

hart van goud

someone with a heart of gold is a genuinely kind and caring person

heart-to-heart

hart tegen hart

a heart-to-heart is a frank and honest conversation with someone

heaven knows

joost mag het weten

if you ask someone a question and they say this, they have no idea

heavenly bodies

sterren

the heavenly bodies are the stars

heavy lies the crown

verantwoordelijkheid drukt zwaar op iemand

from Shakespeare's play Henry IV: Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown

hedge your bets

risico spreiden

if you hedge your bets, you don't risk everything on one opportunity, but try more than one thing

hell for leather

zo snel als maar kan

if you do something hell for leather, especially running, you do it as fast as you can

Hell Yeah!

what you say when you're excited and totally agree

absoluut!

here today, gone tomorrow

zo gewonnen zo geronnen

money, happiness and other desirable things don't last for very long