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OfCourse VWO 5 UNIT 2 Voc N-E incl contextzinnen
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aandringen op, roepen om
They [clamour for] stricter rules with regard to drugs.
He's admired for the [lasting] success of his company.
Lower prices of its products has to increase the company's [competitiveness].
That serial killer is going to get the [death penalty].
Sometimes you're the [pigeon], sometimes you're the statue.
We have an [advanced] system of communication and automation.
Have you read Tolkien's [epic] story of The Lord of the Rings?
I work with [sophisticated] computer software.
Military [intervention] might bring peace in that country.
Máxima is a member of the Dutch [royal] family.
I walked [past] your house yesterday.
maar al te graag willen
I was [anxious] to take a few pictures of some native Americans.
misdaad waar de doodstraf op staat
Even stealing was a [capital offence] in those days.
Do you want a shirt with short or with long [sleeve]s?
[Humility] is considered a virtue by the Amish.
Some companies will always try to [bypass] laws to get things done sooner.
Sorry for my [ignorance] of the rules.
High prices [discourage] people from buying houses nowadays.
This is an [up-and-coming] young rock band from Sweden.
The [emergence] of the internet has changed our lives.
You shouldn't [brag] so much about being good at football.
Recently I've been [plague]d by back problems.
The Amish man did not want to [pose] for a picture.
Do you have a black [belt] to go with these trousers?
The Amish use horse-drawn [carriage]s.
I want a coat with buttons, not with a [zipper].
Why don't you take a [sip] of water before you start running again?
For my work I need [purpose-designed] computer programs.
Peter was painfully aware of his [shortcoming]s.
It's forbidden to cycle on the [sidewalk] (US).
How can you [endure] being away from home for so long?
van korte duur
Unfortunately, our joy was [short-lived].
This farmer owns a lot of [livestock].
Being a good tennis player [require]s hard work and much discipline.
The [convict]s escaped prison by digging a tunnel.
He was [sentence]d [to] five years imprisonment.
This company [ship]s their goods to countries all over the world.
It looks as if a lot of French people are [hooked on] wine.
waarde hechten aan
We [place] great [value on] hard work and quality.
Where do you buy your [dairy] products?
He was sentenced to imprisonment for [assault]ing a police officer.
How am I going to [get rid of] this computer virus?
He is doing [groundbreaking] work as a scientist.
The minister condemns the violence and [massacre]s of civilians in Syria.
Not getting the job he was promised caused [resentment].
bruut, grof, wreed
The kidnappers had used [brutal] violence.
de aanleiding zijn van, veroorzaken
The government plans may [spark] a number of demonstrations.
de leiding nemen
This company is known to [take the lead] in innovation.
He has [endure]d a few hardships lately.
het in zich hebben om
He [has the makings of] a great sportsman.
ertoe brengen, bewegen
The accident [prompt]ed the authorities to take better safety measures.
The Aboriginals are the [indigenous] people of Australia.
Unfortunately, it came to a [showdown] between the Aboriginals and the settlers.
International crime knows no [frontier]s.
Psychological cruelty and physical [mistreatment] in families is not as uncommon as you may think.
British [settlement]s in Australia increased in the 18th and 19th centuries.
She used to be an angry, [sulky] child.
She left him out of frustration and [incomprehension].
He was fired because of his [unsatisfactory] results.
The people's [discontent] led to marches and demonstrations.
op weg naar
The boat with British convicts was [headed for] Australia.
Sheep farming was the [mainstay] of the Australian economy.
The boy was [virtually] dead when he was taken to hospital.
The blind ex-soldier is clearly a [casualty] of war.
He's suffered a lot of [hardship]s in his life.
The [pace] of change is becoming faster and faster.
Chinese companies have [expand]ed their activities in Africa.
The police have [ultimately] been able to arrest the bank robbers.
vastgoed, onroerend goed
The company possesses [real estate] in a few major cities.
This farmer has a lot of [livestock] but little corn.
The victims demanded [retribution] for the terrorist attacks.
Do I have to pay a [fee] if I want to open an account?
The town was [devastate]d by the hurricane.
He has been [condemn]ed to life imprisonment for a terrorist attack.
Hopefully these measures will [accelerate] the return to peace.
The discovery of gold [hasten]ed the number of immigrants to Australia.
Is this garden chair [adjustable]?
Their food [stock] has decreased due to the bad weather.
voorsprong hebben op
This company [has the edge over] its competitors.
They are going to [clear] this area of trees.
I can [recommend] the pasta Bolognese.
The scooter was damaged in a [collision].
The fireworks will be [ignite]d at midnight.
There has been a violent [assault] on a mosque.
James Bond [pursue]d the villain in a speedboat.
There is a war [cemetery] quite nearby.
You'll have to [ascend] the steps to get to the top.
There is a [significant] difference between the two groups.
It was a [decisive] moment in the battle.
Are these tickets [affordable] for a poor student?
When did the army [invade] our country?
The [civil war] in Rwanda was a horrible conflict.
Can you tell us what happened [previously]?
Our insurance doesn't [cover] theft of a vehicle.
ergens doorheen bladeren
I didn't read the paper, but just [browse]d [through] it.
Fights between different gangs [occur] frequently.
They don't [approve] of copies from the internet.
I thought I might get a [reduction] of ten per cent.
Is the secret service not allowed to [torture] people?
A [disadvantage] of the big city is the traffic.
I'm not going to vote for a man with a [controversial] reputation.
Are you still [consider]ing going to Canada next year?
The [park ranger]s in Yellowstone are very strict.
pas op voor
[Beware of] pickpockets in the shopping precinct.
We can [outline] the route you have to take.
There are [numerous] possibilities to choose from.
What is the [rate] for adults?
The museum [exhibit]s all the traditional costumes.
You can get a [refund] if you're not satisfied.
This second version is really an [improvement].
Is there any news about the criminal's [whereabouts]?
It was a [futile] attempt to come to an agreement.
The terrorist attacks [disturb]ed the peace.
The train was [delay]ed.
During the Reformation Catholics were [persecute]d.
voeren (van een oorlog)
The troops [wage]d war on many fronts.
Please, don't park your [vehicle] in front of the entrance.
If you [comply with] the rules, you'll have no problems.
My friends [propose]d to take a break.
Is that scooter rental a [profitable] business?
The fire reached the [adjoining] buildings.
aanspreken, aantrekkelijk zijn voor
The story [appeal]s to me because it's funny.
Mr Mayor, thank you all for your [presence] here today.
If you [hesitate] too long, you'll miss the opportunity for a picture.
The number of members has [decrease]d after the scandal.
The pictures of the victims filled us with [dread].
Sorry, but I'm not [acquainted with] the rules.
Please, use this form to [highlight] your skills and achievements.
doen denken aan
This story [remind]s me of what I read in the paper.
Was that a [truthful] answer?
The money from his grandfather's [inheritance] made him rich.
His silly remarks [annoy]ed me.
In the difficult periods in his life his [faith] gave him strength.
Carl used Sandra's work for his own [gain].
The unhappy king had [marital] problems.
ingaan tegen (b.v. regels)
It is impossible to [defy] the king's request.
Once the children have gone to bed, I'll [tuck] them [in].
He didn't speak, but just [nod]ded his head.
niet in staat
Due to a leg wound he was [incapable] of riding a horse.
Medieval English is sometimes an [incomprehensible] language.
onder ogen zien
You'll have to [face] the consequences of your mistake.
It was rather [thoughtless] of him to forget her birthday present.
The new product will [boost] the sales figures.
I didn't want to [inconvenience] you.
snakken naar adem
She [gasp]ed [for breath] when she heard the bad news.
Our dog threw up on the [carpet].
He stroked her hand [tender]ly.
When did the [expansion] of the Roman Empire stop?
The lady's death caused a lot of [grief].
The issues in these two novels are [comparable].
He could not resist the [temptation] to kiss her cheek.
We'll have to [reduce] the emission of gases by ten per cent.
The messenger brought us some [distressing] news.
William the Conqueror [conquer]ed England in 1066.
With a [display] of medieval courtesy the servant left the room.
The man was accused of having [neglect]ed his animals.
An [interrogatory] sentence ends with a question mark.
There was [mutual] respect between the two contestants.
King Henry didn't accept the Pope's [refusal].
Mary [sigh]ed with relief.
Those statistics are [arguably] wrong.
There has been a [significant] rise in the number of wars.
We have completed our project in the [preceding] weeks.
The [abolition] of slavery helped spark a war in the United States.
I've always had the [aspiration] to lead the country.
I think your [portrayal] of that teacher is too negative.
Political parties sometimes have conflicting [interest]s.
Colonial [administrator]s were important to the Empire.
I'm wondering what your [contribution] to our group effort has been.
[First and foremost], we must think of the children.
de kiem leggen voor, de zaadjes zaaien
By helping others, you [sow the seeds for] a better society.
door oorlog verscheurd
I reckon you shouldn't travel to [war-torn] countries.
Please resist the [urge] to eat too much when you're here.
You should definitely meet all the [requirement]s before applying for the job.
We must all take care of our national [heritage].
The government [acknowledge]d that the tax was unfair.
Some say that [greed] is good, but I think it only leads to conflict.
Direct British [rule] over Ireland ended in 1921, after a bloody civil war.
Hundreds of [aid worker]s were sent to help the local population.
in het algemeen
[On the whole], she was satisfied with the result.
During the elections, the balance was [tip]ped in favour of the Conservatives.
lof uiten, prijzen
The Emperor was [praise]d for his efforts to colonise new lands.
The award he received was [unquestionably] deserved.
The journey to the New World was a challenging [enterprise].
Sending [development aid] has long been part and parcel of our foreign policy.
[Poll]s clearly show that two parties are way ahead of the rest.
The government [impose]d new rules on its citizens.
There are still [tribe]s that have never seen modern civilisation.
My sister and I [encounter]ed many different cultures while travelling.
In setting up his company, Harry encountered many [setback]s.
trots zijn op
We should certainly [take pride in] our achievements.
A [devastating] tsunami swept across the Philippines.
The country's leaders have [enrich]ed themselves across the years.
The British [fleet] was sent to keep the peace.
When the volcano erupts, people will [flee] their homes.
Having [prejudice]s against people who don't share your views will not help you get ahead in life.
Is an animal's [perception] of pain the same as a human being's?
Many [desperate] refugees fled the war in Syria.
Over the last century [welfare] has increased in our country.
Actually, the [so-called] president is simply a dictator.
Het brengt het probleem met zich mee dat ...
[It raises the problem that] we don't have insurance for physical accidents.
Waar het om draait is ...
[The real problem is] you can't just force this rule on people.
Het benadrukt het probleem dat ...
[It highlights the problem that] none of us speak any Chinese.
Ik ben bereid om (langs) te komen en hen te helpen.
[I'm willing to come and help them].
Ik ben best bereid om hen te helpen.
[I don't mind helping them].
Ik wil je graag helpen.
[I'll be happy to help you].
Ik ben bereid om je te helpen.
[I'm prepared to help you].
In dit geval ...
[In a case like this] it is wise to take a step back and consider our other options.
In een situatie als deze ...
[In a situation like this] I prefer to ask an expert for help.
In dit soort situatie ...
[In this sort of situation] you should try and realise that most people aren't able to pull this off by themselves.
Over het algemeen, ...
[In general,] I prefer not to talk about other people negatively.
Over het algemeen, ...
[Generally speaking,] she's a hard working person.
Over het algemeen, ...
[On the whole], we're quite satisfied.
In de regel, ...
[As a rule,] we continue working until five o'clock.
Wat dacht je van ...?
What about telling him the truth?
Wat als we ...?
What if we asked Mary?
We zouden ...
We might tell him the truth.
Waarom gaan we niet ...
[Why don't we] ask Henry?
Laten (we) ...
[Let's] try once more.
Ik wil graag opmerken dat ...
[I'd like to remark that] you were interested in buying a drone yourself at first.
Let wel, ik denk wel dat ...
[Mind you, I do think that] it would be wise to not make any decisions yet.
Aan de andere kant, ...
The car's old. [On the other hand], it still drives well.
Dat kan wel zo zijn, maar ...
[That may be so, but] have you considered the consequences if you drop out now?
Ik zou graag een klacht willen indienen.
[I would like to make a complaint].
Het spijt me je lastig te moeten vallen, maar ...
[I hate to trouble you but] I need some help.
Ik ben bang dat ...
[I am afraid that] the price is wrong.
Ik ben niet van plan om ...
[I do not intend to] pay for this.
Naar mijn mening ...
[In my opinion] they're going too far.
Ik denk ...
[I think] they're going too far.
Ik weet zeker (dat) ...
[I'm sure that] he will let you know in time.
Ik ben ervan overtuigd ...
[I'm convinced] he will let you know in time.
Ik ben van mening dat ...
[I'm of the opinion that] we are all just as important.
Wat mij betreft ...
[As far as I'm concerned] we will continue working with him.
Volgens mij ...
[In my view,] this is a very important invention.
Voor mij ...
[To me,] it's really not that big of a deal.
Het lijkt mij dat ....
[It seems to me that], we should discuss things a little more before making a final decision.
[For example,] a killer whale is a mammal.
[For instance,] Macbeth was a sixteenth century play
Neem bijvoorbeeld, ...
[Take for example,] that piece of paper over there.
Neem de manier waarop (hij)...
[Take the way he] talks about his job.
[For one thing,] it is a very old essay.
Om je een idee te geven ...
[To give you an idea], I have been using this printer for five months and it's as good as new.
Laten we een deal sluiten, ik ... en ... jij ...
[Let's make a deal: I'll] give you a new camera, [and you'll] pay for extra insurance.
Als jij ..., dan zal ik ...
[If you] drop your complaint, [I will] get you another drone.
Ik ben er niet in geïnteresseerd
[I'm not interested].
Ik moet dat aanbod afwijzen.
[I have to decline that offer].
Ik vrees dat ik iets anders in gedachten heb.
[I'm afraid I had something different in mind].
Wat is het goedkoopste wat je ervan kunt maken?
[What's your best price]?
Kun je de voorwaarden aanpassen?
[Can you adapt the conditions]?
Kan ik korting krijgen?
[Can I have a discount]?
Ik denk dat we een deal hebben.
[I think we have a deal].
Het was me een genoegen om zaken met je te doen.
[It's been a pleasure doing business with you].
Het punt is ...
[The point is] you can't just force this rule on people.
Waar het om draait is ...
[The real problem is] you can't just force this rule on people.
De echte vraag is ...
[The real question is] what are you prepared to offer to get him to accept this job?
Vanuit dit gezichtspunt ...
[From this point of view], we ought to reconsider our next steps.
alles in overweging genomen
[All things considered], we have decided the proposal is acceptable.
Dit stelt het probleem aan de orde ...
[This raises the problem] of not having any funding to set up a new enterprise.
Ik betwijfel of ...
[I doubt if] it will really work.
Ik vraag me af ...
[I wonder if] this was a good idea.
Ik weet niet zeker of ...
[I'm not sure if] we should actually do that.
Het is twijfelachtig of ...
[It's doubtful] if his solution'll work.
Het is niet zeker dat ...
[It's uncertain if] they'll make it.
[Besides that] this should have been fixed long ago.
En nog iets, ...
[And another thing], I don't like your tone.
He studies English. [In addition], he has a part-time job.
She's kind. [Furthermore], she's talented.
Om niet te spreken over het feit dat ...
[Not to mention the fact that] they weren't even there.
Plus het feit dat ...
[Plus the fact that] they are still working on that project.
Trouwens, ... / Overigens, ...
[What's more,] we've been involved from the very beginning.
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