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VWO 5 Of Course Unit 4 ENG-NED
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A [bespoke] suit is designed to your liking and specifications.
op maat gemaakt
The editor was so [censorious] that no text was passed.
al te kritisch, vol kritiek
It's impossible to work with all these [constraint]s.
She was accused of [culpable] negligence of her children.
Many tourists think the tapestry is [enchanting].
We expect NATO leaders to [endorse] the new strategy.
openlijk en formeel steunen
Can you [exemplify] your arguments?
met voorbeelden toelichten
Too much [exposure] to sunlight can lead to skin cancer.
His youthful age was an [extenuating] circumstance.
I was [flabbergasted] when I read this email.
He gathered some articles [in a haphazard way].
At that company overtime seems to have become [institutionalised].
als normaal beschouwd
The [intrinsic] value of coins can be more than the value they represent.
These writings are of [mediocre] quality.
Alan's [objectionable] behaviour made his parents very angry.
He was [outraged] when I damaged his car.
The [pervasive] smell put me off my lunch.
Life in a [polarised] community can be difficult for both sides.
in tweeën gespleten, verdeeld
The [prevailing] sentiment is that freedom of speech is a great asset.
The students [reclaim]ed some of their old rights through their demonstration.
He paid a [sizeable] amount of money for this painting.
He was locked up in [solitary] confinement.
In Bayeux you can see the famous medieval [tapestry].
I have faith in his [unconditional] loyalty.
It's always nice to have an [apt] phrase in a particular situation.
Shakespeare was a [bard] but also an actor.
lyrische dichter (of zanger)
Our company prides itself on [customisation], which is much appreciated by our clients.
The children were [feast]ing [on] hot dogs and hamburgers.
zich tegoed doen aan, smullen van
She's the sort of mother that always [fret]s [about] her children.
zich zorgen maken over
Even a third-rate [hack], wannabe journalist like me can spot bad reporting.
This is a great area for the [hardy] hiker.
We were given a [hearty] welcome.
His paintings are [imbued with] symmetry and colour.
Parents should [instil] confidence in their children, not fear.
What have the [merit]s been of the previous president?
Shakespeare's characters can be played in [myriad] ways.
Do not apply cream or [ointment] to broken skin.
Nowadays technology is [omnipresent].
Surely, you don't marry someone [on a whim]?
in een opwelling / bevlieging
She hadn't come because she had [ostensibly] forgotten all about it.
He's an [overbearing] man that is difficult to argue with.
In some countries religion [permeate]s all aspects of life.
doordringen, bepalend zijn voor
These buses are equipped with radios to ensure the immediate [propagation] of bad news.
He lives in Paraguay, well beyond the [reach] of the British authorities.
This decade has seen a [resurgence] of interest in the Renaissance.
The colonial [subjugation] of that country took place by brute military force.
Britain [thrive]d in the Renaissance when colonialism started.
gedijen, het goed doen
He's a [versatile] actor who can play all sorts of roles.
She didn't leave us much [wriggle room] on the price.
Chainsaw carving is [arduous] work.
What's your [assessment] of the situation?
We wanted to [bid] $400 for the painting.
bieden (op een veiling)
Three young artists [collaborate] in the project.
We had to [contend with] experienced wood carvers.
She applied a [curative] substance.
That is an [enticing] offer.
Can you [envisage] what this action of yours will bring about?
A first place in the competition isn't [feasible].
Use the [guide bar] to get the right position.
The nurse had to take care of the [horrendous] wounds.
Many workers in the building industry [incur] serious injuries.
We're leaving, [irrespective] of the circumstances.
Users of chainsaws are [prone to] accidents.
Please, [reconsider] your decision.
He decided to [relinquish] his position.
Jamie wears [snug-fitting] jeans.
Steve showed [stamina] in the long-distance run.
The children are [susceptible to] compliments.
The event was [terminate]d because of the bad weather.
It seems that Van Gogh had many [unrequited] loves.
The trip to Mount Everest was a successful [venture].
You should [verify] the data before publication.
op juistheid controleren
The test [yield]ed a good result.
I'm reading an [anthology] of American poems and song lyrics.
He [baldly] said that she was mentally unstable.
The lawyer gave details of the [callous] killing.
This school will not [condone] such behaviour.
That [confounded] dog has run away again.
He's known for his [contemptuous] remarks and attitude towards his rivals.
Bob Dylan's sometimes [convoluted] lyrics are hard to understand.
Unfortunately, freedom of expression is [curb]ed in that country.
The [D.A. / District Attorney] insisted on a heavy punishment for the accused.
officier van justitie, aanklager
Isn't it strange that the [defendant] was not present in the courtroom?
Jill is a hard-working, [diligent] student.
After her [dismissal] she soon found another job.
The police [haul]ed him out of his car.
How do most children feel when they see their [incarcerated] parents?
Where does your [infatuation with] American folk music come from?
The injured prisoner was take to the prison [infirmary].
He was known to be highly jealous and [irascible].
That stupid behaviour will [jeopardise] his reputation.
in gevaar brengen
Let's try to remain [level-headed] and not become sentimental over this.
The judge said that the defendant might be a [menace] to society.
We saw a stranger [prowl]ing in the garden.
He was caught [red-handed].
When shots [ring out] in this city, the police will be there in no time.
Only with discipline and [tenacity] can you reach what he has reached.
She lives [a hop, skip and jump] from my place.
op kleine afstand
She's been an [anchor] at Metro News 1 for several years.
They posted [blasphemous] comments on that forum.
The £100 million film was a true [box-office hit].
There is a lot of [common ground] between the English and Dutch cultures.
Please, let us [dispel] all those myths about literature.
I've finally finished my draft version.
The [editorial], supported by the entire office, criticised the president.
He was totally [engrossed in] the film's plot.
opgegaan in, verdiept in
I was completely [flabbergasted] by her response.
I often [flit between] reading the book and watching the film.
My father thinks that playing video games is hardly [highbrow].
An independent [enquiry] showed that the director was corrupt.
Sorry, I'm just [flick]ing [through] this book.
The worlds of Spiderman and the X-men are [intertwined].
Opera used to be part of a [lowbrow] culture, but is now considered highbrow.
We can't trust every single [media outlet] to be objective.
I must say, this book is a real [page-turner].
spannend boek dat je in één adem uitleest
We should carefully [peruse] this book for the test.
Getting a 10 on your test is quite [praiseworthy], in my opinion.
I think Quentin Tarantino's a fantastic [screenwriter].
We should carefully [scrutinise] scientific experiments.
controleren, nauwkeurig in de gaten houden
Unfortunately, that task was simply thrust upon me.
Many students have trouble with the [tribulation]s of a test week.
The [umpire] oversaw the tennis game from his chair.
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