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VWO 5 Of Course Unit 3 ENG-NED
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I've been told that drinking water can [alleviate] headaches.
Two skiers were killed in the [avalanche].
I will [compile] that list of names and addresses for you.
There's been a military [crackdown] on pro-democracy demonstrations in that country.
Due to the weather we had to [deviate] from our original plan.
These [displaced] people are from war-torn Syria.
The students have two libraries at their [disposal].
A severe [drought] has caused most of the corn crop to fail.
An average car [emit]s three lungfuls of poisonous carbon monoxide gas per kilometre.
There's been an [exponential] increase of air travel in the past five years.
We saw some statues of [fabled] warriors in the museum.
Suddenly a car [hurtle]d round the corner.
This machine has stood here idle for the past two months.
niet in gebruik
He used a [jackhammer] to break the floor in his room.
To the [layman] all these plants look similar.
I woke up in the middle of the night with a [nauseous] feeling.
Gerald has [persistent] health problems.
A Jupiter space [probe] was launched powered entirely by sunlight.
Starship Enterprise went to the outer [reach]es of the universe.
You have to be quite [resourceful] to think of a solution like that.
The government wants to increase tax [revenu] by 5%.
These small planes are only used for short-haul routes within the UK.
It is assumed that car sales will [slump] next year.
It's hard to do this kind of [strenuous] work for more than three hours on end.
The animal seizes its prey by the throat and [suffocate]s it to death.
Lesley is a friendly, [amiable] person.
There will be far more [centenarian]s once the genes responsible for aging have been found.
I like eating [clam]s and other seafood.
His horrible suggestion made me [cringe].
Day care centres range from excellent to [deplorable].
He's in the [enviable] position of having two jobs to choose from.
The possibility of defeat finally [galvanise]d us into action.
This [gerontologist] believes people will soon live 20 years longer on average.
Sorry, but there's a lot of [hyperbole] in your statement.
This country is facing [intractable] economic problems.
moeilijk op te lossen
[Irreversible] damage had been done to his body.
We [lament] that this much appreciated colleague is going to leave us.
The threat of sanctions is our most powerful [lever] for peace in that country.
middel om iets te veranderen, hefboom
I was [loath to] tell my parents what had happened, but they insisted.
liever niet willen, terughoudend
We wish you health and [longevity].
We have to find a way to [mitigate] the damaging effects.
The researcher concluded that cell [mutation]s had taken place.
I was helped by a polite and [personable] young man.
She's past [reproductive] age and can't have children any more.
Mice, rats and squirrels are all [rodent]s.
There was a mad [scramble for] the best seats once the theatre doors opened.
getrouwtrek om, gevecht om
Small children usually have a short attention [span].
Each year thousands of people [succumb to] smoking-related diseases.
bezwijken aan, overlijden aan
Her reputation was [taint]ed by negative publicity.
I woke up to the [tantalising] smell of fried bacon.
om van te watertanden, verleidelijk
Just a few [tweak]s and it'll be fine and working again.
kleine aanpassing / verandering
He made a [wager] on the outcome of the match.
I complained about the [abysmal] working conditions.
We [admonish]ed the contestants to try harder.
My new headphones block up to 95 percent of [ambient noise].
She waited for an [appraisal] of her work.
The doctor [belittle]d the side effects of the drug.
bagatelliseren, als onbelangrijk voorstellen
This is an essential [component] of the machine.
We don't like to be treated with [condescension].
The members [constitute] a solid team.
The [defendant] denied all accusations.
Kate's a woman of [distinction].
She's got a very [distinctive] voice.
He supported me with an [endorsement] on social media.
She [inadvertently] activated the robot.
They decided to [incarcerate] the criminal without delay.
We should [incorporate] all the ideas in our new concept.
It [invariably] rains here.
Her husband is a real [jack-of-all-trades]: he's a handyman, a decorator and he does the bookkeeping.
Try not to be so [judgmental].
They are all [law-abiding] citizens.
The evidence was used for [leverage].
That's a [ludicrous] punishment for this crime.
[Malware] has caused his computer to crash.
The feelings are [reciprocal].
Mrs. May is a [reputable] politician.
I tried to [size up] the complex situation.
He was interrogated and [subsequently] imprisoned.
He needs [adaptive] clothing because of his disability.
We need to make a few [adjustment]s.
His [affected] politeness didn't fool me.
They've been able to [assess] the value of these training methods.
Kelly's an [avid] follower of fashion.
Tom needed a [brace] for his broken knee.
The tumour had invaded some of his [cerebral] sections.
van de hersenen, hersen-
He suffered a [cervical] injury.
van de nek, nek-
The pilot got [clearance] for landing.
A [continuum] of events lead to the result.
His leg is in a plaster cast and he walks on [crutch]es.
My grandmother was [discharge]d from hospital after three days.
The discussions about the inheritance create [discord] in the family.
Where can we [dispose of] the empty bottles?
His extraordinary speech left us [dumbfounded].
met stomheid geslagen
These people [engage in] politics.
zich bezighouden met
The [incongruity] between the two statements causes some doubt.
I'm going to [lose count] of these coins if you don't stop talking.
de tel kwijtraken
The [midline] divides the body in two equal halves.
een lijn door het midden
Exercises for your back will benefit your [posture].
The [reversal] of the trend is at hand.
This woman is the [sole] survivor of the accident.
Hannah is a woman of unparalleled wisdom.
Eve felt [uplift]ed by the positive feedback.
The lady knocked him down with one [vigorous] strike.
The Internet caused a revolution [akin to] the Industrial Revolution.
lijkend op, verwant aan
Your hair might contain a small electric [charge], which is called static electricity.
Some of the negative stories about the company have [come to the fore].
naar voren komen
Copper is an effective electrical [conductor].
My girlfriend is a true [couch potato].
The electrical [current] is measured in amperes.
Many companies are investing in [domotics].
Almost done with my report! Now it's a matter of [dotting the i's and crossing the t's].
puntjes op de i zetten
What seemed a promising job turned into months of boredom and [drudgery].
Always being connected is a [dystopian] view of the future for me.
I wish they would [embed] a decent voice command function.
The [implementation] of new safety standards always takes a while.
Sharing a photo via social media is nearly [instantaneous].
Most countries have [issue]d laws against child labour.
The power you get from power sockets comes from [mains electricity].
My nephew invites his friends to his bachelor [pad] every week.
I can see in your search engine what your previous [search query] was.
The [shelf life] of our products has been increased by adding certain ingredients.
He's a true [show-off], since he always brags about his gaming skills.
I have to say that I like procrastinating, as I'm a huge [sloth].
The company [stave]d [off] going bankrupt.
My dad usually thinks of creative ways to insult me in a [tongue-in-cheek] manner.
gekscherend, met een knipoog
The smartphone is truly [ubiquitous] in our society.
wijdverspreid, overal aanwezig
Unfortunately, we mostly study [within the confines of] this building.
binnen de grenzen van
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