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.

 

good to go

het is akkoord

someone or something that meets your approval is good to go

goody two-shoes

iemand die altijd lief en aardig is

someone who tries to be as good and virtous as humanly possible

grab the bulls by its horns

de koe bij de horens vatten

if you grab (take) the bull by its horns, you deal directly with a problem

grain of salt

korreltje zout

when you take something with a grain of salt, you don't believe it all

grass roots

grass roots

the ordinary people or voters

gravy train

op rozen zitten

someone who is on the gravy train, has found an easy way to make lots of money

grease someone's palm

iemand wat toestoppen

if you grease someone's palm, you bribe them to do something

greased lightning

witte tornado

if something moves like greased lightning, it moves very fast

green around the gills

pips zien

if someone looks green around the gills, they look ill

green fingers

groene vingers

someone with green fingers has a talent for gardening

green light

groene licht

if you are given the green light, you are given approval to do something

green with envy

groen van jaloezie

if you are green with envy, you are very jealous