engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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anxious about

ongerust over

they were anxious about their son's trip to amsterdam

anxious for

wensen

all parties were anxious for a solution to the problem

anxious to

graag willen

she's anxious to find a new job

any port in a storm

nood breekt wet

in an emergency any solution will do, even one that would normally be unacceptable

apologise for

verontschuldigen voor

you apologised for what?

apologise to

verontschuldigen bij

you must apologise to Darryl, not to me, dear

apple of your eye

oogappel

someone that is very special to you is the 'apple of your' eye

apron strings

aan de rok hangen

a man who is tied to a woman's apron strings is very dependent on her

armchair critic

de beste stuurlui staan aan wal

someone who offers advice but never shows that they could do any better

armed to the teeth

tot de tanden toe gewapend

if people are armed to the teeth, they have lots of weapons

around the clock

de klok rond

open 24 hours a day for example, an airport is open around the clock

arrive at

aankomen bij

what time did we arrive at school?