goed geoliede machine
something that functions very well is a well-oiled machine
were you born in a barn?
in de kerk geboren
if someone asks you this, it means that you forgot to close the door when you came in
wet behind the ears
nog niet droog achter je oren
someone who is wet behind the ears is either very young or inexperienced
a wet blanket is someone who tries to spoil other people's fun
wet your whistle
je keel smeren
if you are thirsty and have an alcoholic drink, you wet your whistle
whale of a time
if you have a whale of a time, you really enjoy yourself
what can sorry do?
aan sorry heb ik niets
this means that it is not enough to apologise
what can you expect?
dat was te verwachten
what can you expect means that you could have known
what do I know
weet ik veel
when you don't know and don't care
what does that have to do with it?
wat heeft dat er mee te maken?
when someone says something irrelevant to the topic being discussed
what goes around comes around
wie kaatst kan de bal verwachten
if people do bad things to other people, bad things will happen to them
what is the point
waarom zou je
what's the point of going to the cinema when you don't like what's playing