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hang up on

ophangen

a telesales person called, so I hung up on them

hard by

dichtbij

hard by means mean 'close to' or 'near'

hard cheese

pech

hard cheese means hard luck

hard of hearing

slechthorend

someone who's hard of hearing is a bit deaf

hard on someone's heels

iemand op de hielen zitten

if you are hard on someone's heels, you are close to them and trying to catch them

hard sell

agressieve verkoop

if someone puts a lot of pressure on you to do or buy something, they are hard selling it

hard to come by

moeilijk te krijgen

if something is hard to come by, it is difficult to find

hard up

krap zitten

if you are hard up, you have very little money

haste makes waste

haastige spoed is zelden goed

if you try to do something quickly, you're likely to end up spending more time, money

hatchet job

karaktermoord

a piece of criticism that destroys someone's reputation is a hatchet job

have a ball

lol hebben

if you have a ball, you have a great time, a lot of fun

have a bash

een poging wagen

if you have a bash at something, you try to do it, especially when there isn't much chance of success