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brace yourself

zet je schrap

prepare for something unpleasant

brain surgery

niet moeilijk

if something is not brain surgery, it isn't very complicated or difficult to understand or master

brass monkey

extreem koud

if it's cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey, it is extremely cold

brass neck

schaamteloos

someone who has the brass neck to do something has no sense of shame about what they do

bread and butter

dagelijkse beslommeringen

bread and butter issues are ones that affect people directly and in a very important way

breadwinner

broodwinner

used to describe the person that earns the most money

break a leg

toi toi toi

break a leg is what actors say when they wish each other good luck

break even

break even

if you break even, you don't make any money, but you don't lose any either

break new ground

nieuwe paden betreden

with this research the company is definitely breaking new ground

break the ice

het ijs breken

what line do you normally use to break the ice?

break your duck

iets voor de eerste keer doen

if you break your duck, you do something for the first time

break your heart

gebroken hart

if someone upsets you greatly, they break your heart, especially if they end a relationship