engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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signed, sealed and delivered

correct afgerond

something that is done correctly, following all the necessary procedures

silence is golden

zwijgen is goud

it is often better to say nothing than to talk, so silence is golden

silly season


when parliament is closed and nothing happens, so the press reports trivial and stupid stories

silver bullet

de oplossing voor een groot probleem

a silver bullet is a complete solution to a large problem

silver screen

het grote doek

the silver screen is the cinema

since time immemorial

al eeuwen

when it's been going on for a very a long time

sit around

op je krent zitten

they just sat around while the others did all the work

sit on

iemand stevig aanpakken

if his girlfriend finds out, she'll get mad and sit on him

sit through


I was bored halfway through, but I sat through the film

six feet under

onder de zoden

a term for being dead, referring to a grave six feet underground


de hamvraag

the most important question that can be asked about something

skate on thin ice

je op glad ijs begeven

if someone is skating on thin ice, they are taking a big risk

skin and bones


if someone is skin and bones, they are very underweight and look bad

skin someone alive

iemand levend vullen

if someone skins you alive, they admonish and punish you hard