engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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Op deze pagina kun je ruim 3000 Engelse uitdrukkingen, spreekwoorden en gezegden opzoeken, met een verklaring in het Nederlands. Zoekopdrachten die geen resultaat opleveren worden opgeslagen, zodat we ons bestand kunnen aanvullen.

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take the heat

de schuld op je nemen

take the criticism or blame for something you didn't do

take the plunge

het er op wagen

if you take the plunge, you do something even though you know it's risky

take to

iets gaan doen

he's taken to wearing a baseball cap since his hair started thinning

take to your heels

de benen nemen

if you take to your heels, you run away

take up

iets gaan doen

he took up squash as he felt he had to lose some weight

take up

opgaan aan

an awful lot of my time is taken up with pointless bureaucracy

take up the torch

de fakkel overnemen

take on a challenge or responsibility when someone else retires, or leaves

take your breath away

adembenemend

if something takes your breath away, it astonishes or surprises you

take your eye off the ball

concentratie verliezen

not concentrating on something important

talk back

grote mond geven

the teacher was cross because the pupil talked back to her

talk down

afzwakken

the general manager talked down the recent fall in shares

talk down

neerbuigend praten

that teacher talks down to her students instead of teaching them

talk into

overhalen

she didn't want to do it, but I managed to talk her into it

talk is cheap

praatjes vullen geen gaatjes

it's easy to talk about something but harder to actually do it