engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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hedge your bets

risico spreiden

if you hedge your bets, you don't risk everything on one opportunity, but try more than one thing

hell for leather

zo snel als maar kan

if you do something hell for leather, especially running, you do it as fast as you can

Hell Yeah!

what you say when you're excited and totally agree

absoluut!

here today, gone tomorrow

zo gewonnen zo geronnen

money, happiness and other desirable things don't last for very long

high and dry

hoog en droog

if you are left high and dry, you are left alone and given no help at all

high and mighty

de hoge heren

the high and mighty are the people with authority and power

high as a kite

high zijn

when you had too much to drink or are under the influence of drugs

high-handed

arrogant

if someone is high-handed, they behave arrogantly and pompously

high-wire act

met veel risico

a high-wire act is a dangerous or risky strategy, plan, task, etc

hindsight is 20/20

van achteren kijk je de koe in de kont

it's easy to know what you should have done in the past

hit a lick

geld scoren

make a lot of money quickly, mostly by stealing it

hit a nerve

een gevoelige snaar raken

if something hits a nerve, it upsets someone or causes them pain

hit me with your best shot

zo hard als je kan

no matter what you do it won't hurt or make a difference

hit rock bottom

het dieptepunt

reach a point in life where things could not get any worse