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.

 

time is on my side

de tijd is aan mijn hand

have the luxury of not having to worry about how long something will take

time of your life

de tijd van je leven

if you're having the time of your life, you are enjoying yourself very much indeed

tip of the iceberg

topje van de ijsberg

part of a problem that can be seen, with far more serious problems lying underneath

tipping point

omslagpunt

a small change may suddenly change everything this is the tipping point

tit for tat

lik op stuk

if someone responds to an insult by being rude back

to a t

precies

if something is done to a t, it is done perfectly

to be at each other's throats

elkaar op de huid zitten

he and his girlfriend are always at each other's throat

to be at odds

ruzie hebben

they are at odds over which car to sell

to be dog cheap

gierig zijn

if something's dog cheap, it is very cheap indeed

to be in seventh heaven

in de zevende hemel zijn

I was so happy it felt like being in seventh heaven

to be on cloud nine

in de wolken zijn

after sally said she'd go out with him, he was on cloud nine for a week

to call the shots

het voor het zeggen hebben

he is the boss, but it's john who calls the shots