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.

 

laugh up your sleeve

in je vuistje lachen

if you laugh up your sleeve, you laugh at someone secretly

laugh your head off

in een deuk liggen

laughter is the best medicine

lachen is het beste medicijn

laughing is often helpful for healing, especially emotional healing

law unto yourself

eigen regels bepalen

do what you believe is right regardless of what is accepted as correct

lay down

omgelegd

he got laid down in a turf war about supplying drugs

lay down

vastgesteld

the rules of the sport were laid down early in the nineteenth century

lay down the law

de wet voorschrijven

if someone lays down the law, they tell people what to do and are authoritarian

lay into

er van langs geven

his partner laid into him when he arrived two hours late

lay off

ontslagen

the hotel laid off twenty staff because tourist numbers were down

lay on

organiseren

they laid on a buffet lunch at the conference

lay out

spenderen

they laid out thousands of pounds on their wedding reception

learn the ropes

de trucjes leren

if you are learning the ropes, you are learning how to do something