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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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do up


it took them six weeks to do up their kitchen

do without

buiten kunnen

I can really do without your smug face, sharon!

do's and don't's

wat kan wel en wat kan niet

the do's and don't's are what is acceptable or allowed or not within an area or issue

dodge the bullet

een probleem ontwijken

if someone has dodged a bullet, they have successfully avoided a very serious problem

dog days

hete zomerdagen

dog days are very hot summer days

dog eat dog

iets hard spelen uit puur eigenbelang

in a dog eat dog world, there is intense competition and rivalry, where everybody thinks only of himself

dog tired


if you are dog tired, you are exhausted



if a book is dog-eared, it is in bad condition, with torn pages, etc

dog's dinner

grote puinhoop

something that is a dog's dinner is a real mess

dog's life


if some has a dog's life, they have a very unfortunate and wretched life

doggy bag

zakje voor de hond

if you ask for a doggy bag in a restaurant, they will pack the food you haven't eaten for you to take home

don't bite the hand that feeds you

de hand niet bijten die je voedt

do not act against those on whom you depend