engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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stick-in-the-mud

ouderwets persoon

a stick-in-the-mud is a person who is old-fashioned

sticky fingers

lange vingers

the tendency to keep (or steal) an object you touch

still in the game

nog niet verslagen

when you're still in the game, you may be having troubles, but you are not yet beaten

still waters run deep

stille wateren gaan diep

people who don't try to attract attention are often more interesting than people who do

stitch up

naaien

the police stitched him up when they needed hard evidence

stitch up

vaststikken

I stitched up the hole in my sleeve

stone dead

morsdood

a way of emphasizing that there were absolutely no signs of life or movement

stone deaf

stokdoof

someone who is stone deaf is completely deaf

stone's throw

op een steenworp

if a place is a stone's throw from where you are, it is a very short distance away

stool pigeon

politie informant

a stool pigeon is a police informer

stop around

langskomen

why don't you stop around my place on your way back?

stop back

terugkomen

i'll stop back this afternoon when you're free