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.

 

try out

testen

scientists are trying out a new drug

turn a blind eye

een oogje dichtknijpen

when people turn a blind eye, they deliberately ignore something

turn a blind eye

door de vingers zien

when you turn a blind eye, you ignore someone's mistakes

turn a deaf ear

Oost-Indisch doof zijn

if someone turns a deaf ear to you, they don't listen to you

turn a new leaf

met een schone lei beginnen

change your behaviour and stop doing wrong or bad things

turn against

keren tegen

the public turned against the government

turn away

wegsturen

the doorman turned him away from the nightclub

turn down

afwijzen

they offered her the job, but she turned it down

turn down

lager zetten

the room was too hot, so she turned the heating down

turn in

aangeven

she turned in her son to the police after she heard what he had done

turn in

naar bed gaan

I turned in at half past ten because I had an early start the next day

turn into

veranderen in

tadpoles turn into frogs