engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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cast sheep's eyes at

een verliefde blik

if you cast sheep's eyes at at someone, you look lovingly or with longing at them

cast your mind back

terugdenken aan

think about something that happened in the past

cast your net widely

alle hulpmiddelen gebruiken

if you cast your net widely, you use a wide range of sources when trying to find something

casting vote

beslissende stem

the casting vote is a vote given to a chairman or president that is used when there is a deadlock

castles in the air

luchtkastelen

pete is building castles in the air again

cat got your tongue?

ben je je tong verloren?

if someone asks if the cat has got your tongue, they want to know why you are not speaking

cat nap

uiltje knappen

if you have a short sleep during the day, you are cat napping

cat's pajamas

geweldig

something that is the cat's pajamas is excellent

cat's whiskers

geweldig

something excellent is the cat's whiskers

catch 22

catch 22

catch-22 is a situation where conflicting rules make the desired outcome impossible

catch as catch can

op wat voor manier dan ook

this means that people should try to get something any way they can

catch someone red-handed

op heterdaad betrappen

if someone is caught red-handed, they are found doing something wrong or illegal