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.


give me a hand

help eens

if someone gives you a hand, they help you

give me five


if someone says this, they want to hit your open hand against theirs as a way of greeting

give off


the police stopped the van because it was giving off a lot of smoke

give out

ermee ophouden

i'd been having trouble with my laptop and it finally gave out yesterday

give out


somebody was giving out leaflets in front of the station

give someone a fat lip

iemand op z'n bek slaan

a hit on the lip, an injured lip

give someone a leg up

een kontje geven

help someone to achieve something that they couldn't have done alone

give someone a piece of your mind

laten weten wat je vindt

if you give someone a piece of your mind, you criticise them strongly and angrily

give someone a run for their money

iemand het vuur na aan de schenen leggen

when you compete very strongly against someone who is expected to win a competition

give someone stick

iemand op zijn kop geven

if someone gives you stick, they criticise you or punish you

give someone the cold shoulder

iemand koeltjes bejegenen

after we fell out, she gave me the could shoulder for a month

give the nod

toestemming geven

if you give the nod to something, you approve it or give permission to do it