engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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show your true colours

je ware gezicht laten zien

to show your true colours is to reveal yourself as you really are

shrinking violet

muurbloempje

a shy person who doesn't express their views and opinions

shut away

afzonderen

she's shut herself away to revise for her exams

shut away

opsluiten

many people have been shut away in psychiatric hospitals

shut down

voorgoed stoppen

the shop shut down when the out-of-town supermarket opened

shut down

afsluiten

you should close all programs before you shut a computer down

shut in

insluiten

I shut myself in the other day, when the door fell shut

shut off

afsluiten

they shut the water off while they did the repairs

shut out

uitsluiten

he's been shut out of the discussions

shut up

mond dichthouden

he told us to shut up and start working

sick and tired

spuugzat

when something has been going on for a long time and you can no longer tolerate it

sick as a dog

hondsberoerd

if somebody's as sick as a dog, they throw up (vomit) violently