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VWO 5 Of Course Unit 2 ENG-NED
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My teacher is quite [adept at] reassuring insecure pupils.
goed in, bedreven in
The government is criticised for its [ambivalence] towards immigrants.
What a pity there's so much [animosity] between the two clubs.
You can put on this [apron] if you want to cook our meal.
Amish women always wear [bonnet]s when they go out.
My dad prefers wearing [braces] to wearing a belt.
He filled her glass up to the [brim].
The demonstrators had [congregate]d in front of the City Hall.
(als grote groep) verzamelen
The law in his country does not allow [conscientious objection].
I live in a [densely] populated area.
His health has [deteriorate]d lately.
The new lighting will hopefully [enhance] the atmosphere in the restaurant.
To reach our goal we still have to overcome a few [hurdle]s.
I admire her [ingenuity] for finding a solution to this difficult problem.
Judging from her house and her car, she's [ostensibly] rich.
He owes his success more than anything to his [perseverance].
Jim is going to take legal [proceedings] against his ex-business partner.
This area is [punctuate]d by many cute wooden houses.
This subject has caused a [schism] in our political party.
Their activities have come under police [scrutiny].
nauwkeurig onderzoek, controle
His friends will [shun] him if he leaves his wife and children.
Suddenly we heard the [staccato] of gunfire.
serie korte en scherpe geluiden
His response was one of resistance, not [submission].
I heard the sound of a horse [trot]ting past us.
She often looks at herself in the mirror out of [vanity].
The man on trial claims he's innocent and hopes to be [acquit]ted.
Can anything be done to [avert] the threat of a terrorist attack?
His boss sent him home for some time because he was on the [brink] of burnout.
There's a strong sense of community and social [cohesion] in my neighbourhood.
The people had been [deprive]d [of] all their possessions by the hurricane.
afnemen, beroven van
The reporter was [dispatch]ed to that country to cover the war.
The [dispossession] of their land caused the Aboriginals to move away.
He spent two years in a scary, dark, foreign [dungeon].
kerker, ondergrondse gevangenis
Due to gambling debts his money [dwindle]d until he had nothing at all.
An [enclosure] is used to prevent the animals from running away.
I needed a small, economical car, so this one [fit]s [the bill].
precies zijn wat nodig is
These [fledgling] companies have done well in their first year.
Even members of the [gentry] could be sent to Australia.
In the past few years we've seen an [influx] of immigrants.
Is that [miscreant] aware that he's guilty of criminal behaviour?
They were ready to hang him; the [noose] was already around his neck.
Australia was used as a [penal] colony for British convicts.
We made a scary, [perilous] journey across the mountains.
The [poacher] had four rabbits in his bag when the police stopped him.
Knowledge of English is a [prerequisite] if you want to work for this company.
Libya is known for its [prodigious] amounts of oil and gas.
ontzettend groot, buitensporig
Dutch women were granted [suffrage] in 1919.
Large [swathe]s of the population voted against the government party.
This week we've seen a [tentative] recovery of the stock market.
voorzichtig, voorlopig, onzeker
Terrible poverty has led to strikes and [uprising]s in that country.
In an [address] to the people the president explained his plans.
Trying too hard may have an [adverse] effect on the result.
Their characters are not [compatible].
bij elkaar passend
We went to the beach on three [consecutive] days.
The [conspirator]s decided to blow up the building.
We have [demanding] customers who want good quality.
I can't stand the [discomfort] of an itchy sweater.
This man is a [distinguished] expert on the Civil War.
They [entrench]ed themselves in a deserted building.
We [espouse] values that are related to democracy.
steunen, omhelzen (fig.)
They hoisted the flag as a [homage to] the fallen soldiers.
There was no mention of a hotel in the [itinerary].
Most people have to work for their [livelihood].
The natives appeared to have peaceful instead of [malevolent] intentions.
In the shop they sold all kinds of [memorabilia].
The day of the victory was truly [memorable].
The accident was caused by his [negligence].
We heard the [ominous] sound of war planes in the distance.
After the [reconciliation] there were no incidents.
The enemy attack was [repel]led.
The Republican Party managed to [retain] power.
The [siege] of the city was an awful experience for the inhabitants.
The [surcharge] for an extra bed in your room is £10.
There were no hotels in the [vicinity] of the tourist attraction.
The slaves must have had a [yearning] for freedom.
This palace is the king's [ancestral] home.
He [balk]ed at such a drastic solution.
The other tennis players [begrudge] me my success.
Where did he [bid] you to wait?
All the [courtier]s were present when the banquet started.
It was the custom for girls to give a [curtsy] for the queen.
You have to [descend] the stairs to reach the ground floor.
naar beneden gaan
The politician [ensnare]d the opposition with his clever remarks.
vangen, in de val laten lopen
Taking part in the event [entail]s a lot of preparatory work.
met zich meebrengen
Her debts were caused by her [extravagance].
The [famine] in South Sudan was a result of the civil war.
The room was adorned with colourful [hanging]s.
We were moved by their [heartfelt] condolences.
He [held a grudge] against his enemies.
The revolutionaries [incite]d the people [to] more violence.
The police [initiate]d a search for the missing child.
het initiatief nemen voor
His grandfather left him a [legacy] of five million pounds.
'I don't want your help,' she said [pointedly].
With this [potent] medicine doctors can cure the disease.
Many children's first musical instrument is the [recorder].
The king's [retinue] consists of hundreds of servants.
Jim organised a [stag night] for his brother.
The [ulcer] on his leg caused him a lot of discomfort.
The computer program showed a strange [aberration] from its usual functioning.
The [abolitionist]s quickly grew in numbers in the United States.
tegenstander van slavernij
My father was truly an [altruistic] man, because he always wanted to help others.
The dictator [banish]ed his opponents to another country.
We should not give in to [bigotry] from those who are against us.
If you use old software, [compatibility] issues may arise.
Throughout history many empires have [crumble]d.
That test was [decidedly] easier than the previous one.
After the revolution, citizens [define]d their rights in the constitution.
Our classroom discussions soon [degenerate]d [into] mindless chatter.
A [dispatch] was received by the administrator.
The Empire conquered many territories and added them to its [dominion].
Even though you weren't successful, I would like to thank you for your [effort].
After our political opponent won, all our hope simply [evaporate]d.
His [grievance]s against the company was big enough to take them to court.
Humans [inherent]ly want to help one another.
I'm sorry, but your letter [is] simply [rife with] mistakes.
gevuld zijn met
The EU should move away from overregulation and [paternalism].
Since the military left, pirates have taken to [ransack]ing undefended harbours.
He took some time to [reflect on] his mistakes and learn from them.
We have built a [self-sustaining] community on this island.
The King's [subject]s usually bow before him.
As the Empire expanded, more and more peoples were [subjugate]d.
After he lost his job, Fred wanted to [take to] learning how to cook.
iets beginnen te doen
It's nice to see that you remain [upbeat], despite some setbacks.
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