Engelse 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.

zoek een uitdrukking:


take on


the council has had to take on twenty extra staff

take on

op zich nemen

she took on the task of indexing the book

take on

aan boord nemen

the plane stopped at zurich to take on some passengers

take out

mee uit nemen

he took her out to a restaurant last friday night

take out


I took out all the books I needed for my essay from the library

take out


the gang took him out after he spoke to the police

take out


the dentist took out all of my wisdom teeth

take over


the bank was taken over by a foreign bank

take someone down a peg

iemand neerhalen

if someone is taken down a peg or two, they lose status

take someone for a ride

iemand voor de gek houden

if you are taken for a ride, you are deceived by someone

take someone up on

iemand houden aan

make someone keep their promise

take the bull by its horns

de koe bij de horens vatten

tackles your problems directly without worrying about any risk involved