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.

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stay over

blijven slapen

I stayed over at a friend's house last night because of the train strike

stay up

op blijven

the children stayed up until way past their bedtime

steady as a rock

zonder te bewegen, standvastig

steady and unmovable, very stable

steer clear of


if you steer clear of something, you avoid it

step aside


everyone thinks that the prime minister should step aside

step back

stap terug doen

we should step back see how our customers will view the scheme

step down


the minister stepped down after the news about his love life erupted

step forward

jezelf aanbieden

when I had an accident, a lot of people stepped forward to help me

step in

tussen beiden komen

I had to step in when they started fighting

step on

plankgas geven

I told the taxi driver to step on it as I was late for the meeting

step on it


this idiom is a way of telling someone to hurry up or to go faster

step on someone's toes

op iemands tenen trappen

if you step on someone's toes, you upset them

step out

even weg gaan

they've stepped out for a cigarette

step up


police have stepped up pressure on beggars in the underground