engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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blood, sweat and tears

bloed, zweet en tranen

if something will take blood, sweat and tears, it will be very difficult

bloody heck / hell

kolere

bloody hell! what do you think you're doing

bloody Norah

sodeju

an exlamation of surprise

blow a gasket

heel kwaad worden

if you blow a gasket, you get very angry

blow by blow

zeer gedetailleerd

a blow-by-blow description gives every detail in sequence

blow hot and cold

wispelturig zijn

if you blow hot and cold on an idea, then one minute you are for it, the next you are against

Blow job

pijpen

giving oral sex to a man, fellatio

blow me down

schiet mij maar lek

people say '(well,) blow me down' when you tell them something surprising or shocking

blow off steam

stoom afblazen

after a day at work he really needs to blow off steam at the gym

blow out of the water

lek geschoten

if something is blown out of the water, it is destroyed completely

blow smoke

hete lucht

if people blow smoke, they say things that are not true to make them look better

blow the cobwebs away

ergens de bezem doorhalen

if you blow the cobwebs away, you bring fresh views and ideas in