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borrow

lenen aan

I borrowed pete some cd's

borrow from

lenen van

I borrowed this dvd from pete

bottom line

de conclusie

in accountancy, the bottom line is net income, and is used to mean the conclusion

bounce ideas

klankborden

if you bounce ideas off someone, you share your ideas to find out whether they think they would work

bounce off the walls

uit je dak gaan

if someone's bouncing off the walls, they are very excited about something

bouquet of orchids

de gladiolen

if someone deserves a bouquet of orchids, they have done very well

box and dice

alles

box and dice means everything

box clever

wijsneus

if you box clever, you use your intelligence to get what you want, even if you have to cheat a bit

boxing and coxing

verantwoordelijkheid delen

people sharing responsibilities so that one of them is working while the other isn't

boys in blue

de politie

the boys in blue are the police

brace yourself

zet je schrap

prepare for something unpleasant

brain surgery

niet moeilijk

if something is not brain surgery, it isn't very complicated or difficult to understand or master