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.


let down

in de steek laten

she failed to turn up and I felt badly let down

let in

binnen laten

the door staff didn't let him in the nightclub because he was wearing jeans

let it all out

je hart luchten

When you let it all out, you tell everything that is bothering you

let off

er van afkomen

the judge let him off with a fine rather than a prison sentence

let on


I didn't mean to let on about the party; I just said it without thinking

let out

zich laten ontvallen

the convict was let out of prison after serving a five-year sentence

let out

uitleggen (van kleding)

i've put on so much weight that i'm going to have to let my suits out

let out


he let out a huge sigh of relief when he heard the results

let sleeping dogs lie

geen slapende honden wakker maken

don't disturb a situation as it will result in trouble

let the cat out of the bag

een geheim verklappen

tell something that is a secret, often without intending to

let the genie out of the bottle

de geest uit de fles laten

let something bad happen that cannot be put right or controlled

let's duss

wegwezen hier

run away quickly