engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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wash up

aanspoelen

after the crash, several bodies washed up on the beach

wash your hands of something

je handen afhouden van

you disassociate yourself and accept no responsibility for what will happen

waste not, want not

wie spaart heeft wat

if you don't waste things, you are less likely to end up lacking

waste of skin

totaal overbodig

if a person is referred to as a 'waste of skin', it means he is not worth very much

watch grass grow

dodelijk saai

if something is like watching grass grow, it is really boring

watch out

kijk uit

watch out- there's ice on the road

watch out for

pas op

watch out for bats in the caves; many have rabies

watch over

letten op

the lecturer watched over the students as they did the experiment

watching paint dry

oersaai

if something is like watching paint dry, it is really boring

water off a duck's back

van je afglijden

if criticism is like water off a duck's back, people aren't affected by it in the slightest

water under the bridge

zand erover

something that belongs to the past and isn't important any more

watering hole

kroeg

a watering hole is a pub