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.


foregone conclusion

van te voren vast staan

the result is clear beforehand

foul play

gemeen spel

if the police suspect foul play, they think a crime was committed

four corners of the earth

uit alle windstreken

absolutely everywhere



a person who wears glasses

four-square behind

volledig achter iemand staan

if someone stands four-square behind someone, they give that person their full support

freak out


lose control in a situation that is bizarre or unusual

free rein

volledige zeggenschap hebben

have the authority to make the decisions without any restrictions


zonder regels

a free-for-all is a contest in which rules are not respected

fresh from the oven

vers van de pers

if something is fresh from the oven, it is very new

Freudian slip

Freudiaanse verspreking

accidentally use the wrong word, and in doing so reveal what you are really thinking

friendly footing

op goede voet

when relationships are on a friendly footing, they are going well

friends with benefits


people in a casual relationship which involves sex