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.

 

trade in

inruilen

she traded in her old car for the new model

trade off

Uitonderhandelen

a longer working week was traded off for a pay rise

train of thought

een gedachtegang

a train of thought is a sequence of thought

tread on someone's toes

op iemands tenen trappen

upset someone, especially if you do something that they should be in charge of

tread water

niet vooruitgaan

if someone is treading water, they are making no progress

tried and tested

uit en te na getest

if a method has been tried and tested, it has been successfully used long enough to be trusted

true blue

een rots in de branding

a person who is true blue is loyal and dependable and can be relied on in all circumstances

true colours

je gezicht laten zien

if someone shows their true colours, they show themselves as they really are

truth will out

de waarheid komt altijd aan het licht

the facts will emerge no matter how people might try to conceal them

try every trick in the book

alles proberen

try every possible way, including dishonesty and deceit, to get what you want

try on

passen

I tried the jacket on before I bought it

try on

proberen

he tried on some ticks, but she didn't budge