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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eat humble pie

op je knieen gaan

someone who apologises for something they have done

eat in

thuis eten

to have a meal at home instead of a restaurant

eat into

interen / wegvreten

he had to eat into his savings to pay for the repair

eat like a bird

muizenhapjes

if someone eats like a bird, they eat very little

eat like a horse

eten als een dijkwerker

someone who eats like a horse, eats a lot

eat like a pig

eten als een varken

if some eats like a pig, they either eat too much or they have bad table manners

eat my hat

je hoed opeten

people say this when they don't believe that something is going to happen

eat out

uit eten

let's eat out tonight and go to that new restaurant

eat someone alive

iemand rauw lusten

if you eat someone alive, you defeat or beat them totally

eat up

opeten

if you don't eat up your greens, you won't get any dessert

eat your heart out

wat dacht je hier van

if someone tells you to eat your heart out, they mean they are better than you at something

eat your words

je woorden inslikken

accept publicly that you were wrong about something you said