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.

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holy smoke!


this is a way of expressing surprise

home and hearth

huis en haard

home and hearth' is an idiom evoking warmth and security

home is where you lay your hat

je overal thuisvoelen

wherever you are comfortable and at ease with yourself is your home

home stretch

de laatste loodjes

the home stretch is the last part of something, like a journey, race or project

home sweet home

oost, west, thuis best

this is said when one is pleased to be back at one's own home


een maatje

a friend or buddy

honest truth

echt waar!

if someone claims that it is the honest truth, they wish to sound extra-sincere

hop, skip, and a jump


if a place is a hop, skip, and a jump from somewhere, it's only a short distance away

hope against hope

tegen beter weten in

if you hope against hope, you hope for something even though there is little or no chance

hopping mad

woest zijn

be very angry about something

horse trading


horse trading are negotiations which involve a lot of compromise

hostile takeover

vijandige overname

if a company is bought out when it does not want to be, it is known as a hostile takeover