engelse grammatica veelgebruikte uitdrukkingen

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have your fill

ergens genoeg van hebben

if you have had your fill, you are fed up of somebody or something

have your moments

heldere ogenblikken hebben

show a positive behaviour pattern on an occasional basis but not generally

have your work cut out

het druk hebben

if you have your work cut out, you are very busy indeed

having a gas

lol hebben

if you're having a gas, you are having a laugh and enjoying yourself in company

having a row

ruzie hebben

the neighbours are having a row over who must walk the dogs

having an argument

bekvechten

these children are having an argument about nearly everything

he straw that broke the camel's back

de laatste druppel

the problem that made you lose your temper

he that travels far knows much

wie veel reist kan veel verhalen

people who travel widely have a wide knowledge

he'll rue the day

de dag heugen

he'll rue the day means that the person will one day bitterly regret what he has done

head for the hills

weglopen

if people head for the hills, they run away from trouble

head is in the clouds

met je hoofd in de wolken lopen

if a person has their head in the clouds, they have unrealistic, impractical ideas

head on

frontaal

with the head or front pointing at something