engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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stick out a mile

ergens meters boven uitsteken

be prominent by far

stick to

vasthouden aan

the prime minister decided to stick to the plan despite the criticism

stick to

inpeperen

she stuck it to me for turning up half an hour late

stick to your guns

vasthouden aan je ideeen

if you stick to your guns, you keep your position even though people attack or criticise you

stick up

opkomen voor

you have to stick up for yourself here

stick your neck out

je nek uitsteken

if you stick you neck out, you take a risk because you believe in something

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