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short-changed

genept worden

if you are short-changed, someone cheats you of money or doesn't give you full value

shotgun marriage

een moetje

a shotgun marriage, or shotgun wedding, is one that is forced because of pregnancy

shout it from the rooftops

van de daken schreeuwen

make something as widely known and as public as possible

shout out

bedankt

when you shout out to someone, you thank them

show derring-do

grote moed tonen

if a person shows derring-do, they show great courage

show someone the ropes

de kneepjes van het vak leren

explain to someone new how things work and how to do a job

show your true colours

je ware gezicht laten zien

to show your true colours is to reveal yourself as you really are

shrinking violet

muurbloempje

a shy person who doesn't express their views and opinions

shut away

afzonderen

she's shut herself away to revise for her exams

shut away

opsluiten

many people have been shut away in psychiatric hospitals

shut down

voorgoed stoppen

the shop shut down when the out-of-town supermarket opened

shut down

afsluiten

you should close all programs before you shut a computer down