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VWO 5 OfCourse Unit 1-4 English-Dutch
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The smartphone is truly [ubiquitous] in our society.
wijdverspreid, overal aanwezig
Day care centres range from excellent to [deplorable].
I was [flabbergasted] when I read this email.
The worlds of Spiderman and the X-men are [intertwined].
He suffered a [cervical] injury.
van de nek, nek-
We were given a [hearty] welcome.
We went to the beach on three [consecutive] days.
A first place in the competition isn't [feasible].
Alan's [objectionable] behaviour made his parents very angry.
The children are [susceptible to] compliments.
These writings are of [mediocre] quality.
[Inquisitive] journalists have discovered her address.
Meeting her was an [uncanny] coincidence.
eigenaardig, heel vreemd
An [elaborate] explanation is better than a short one.
Jamie wears [snug-fitting] jeans.
There's been an [exponential] increase of air travel in the past five years.
We're leaving, [irrespective] of the circumstances.
That [momentous] decision will have far-reaching consequences.
This country is facing [intractable] economic problems.
moeilijk op te lossen
His [ambiguous] answer didn't help us very much.
Some of my classmates can be really [obnoxious] and rude sometimes.
That's a [ludicrous] punishment for this crime.
We saw some statues of [fabled] warriors in the museum.
We have built a [self-sustaining] community on this island.
A [bespoke] suit is designed to your liking and specifications.
op maat gemaakt
Has this house been built with [conventional] materials?
We heard the [ominous] sound of war planes in the distance.
My father thinks that playing video games is hardly [highbrow].
The natives appeared to have peaceful instead of [malevolent] intentions.
The [compelling] story moved us to tears.
The feelings are [reciprocal].
There's only a [tenuous] link between his work and his disease.
His [affected] politeness didn't fool me.
The editor was so [censorious] that no text was passed.
al te kritisch, vol kritiek
The nurse had to take care of the [horrendous] wounds.
He was [outraged] when I damaged his car.
Trying too hard may have an [adverse] effect on the result.
Jill is a hard-working, [diligent] student.
Their characters are not [compatible].
bij elkaar passend
That is a truly [bold] statement.
I complained about the [abysmal] working conditions.
Life in a [polarised] community can be difficult for both sides.
in tweeën gespleten, verdeeld
Gerald has [persistent] health problems.
My father was truly an [altruistic] man, because he always wanted to help others.
We think it is [expedient] to make them a goodwill gesture.
It seems that Van Gogh had many [unrequited] loves.
We have [demanding] customers who want good quality.
Libya is known for its [prodigious] amounts of oil and gas.
ontzettend groot, buitensporig
The referee made some [rigorous] decisions in our favour.
This woman is the [sole] survivor of the accident.
The Internet caused a revolution [akin to] the Industrial Revolution.
lijkend op, verwant aan
Hannah is a woman of unparalleled wisdom.
My teacher is quite [adept at] reassuring insecure pupils.
goed in, bedreven in
His [preposterous] idea was immediately rejected.
It's always nice to have an [apt] phrase in a particular situation.
Nothing is more [exhilarating] than having a good time with your friends.
This man is a [distinguished] expert on the Civil War.
His paintings are [imbued with] symmetry and colour.
There was an article about the accident in [lurid] detail.
Some people turn [malignant] when they gain power.
They posted [blasphemous] comments on that forum.
Utrecht is a [vivacious] university city.
Many tourists think the tapestry is [enchanting].
At that company overtime seems to have become [institutionalised].
als normaal beschouwd
His motive was [plain] greed.
He's in the [enviable] position of having two jobs to choose from.
That area is known for its [infamous] storms.
He needs [adaptive] clothing because of his disability.
I woke up in the middle of the night with a [nauseous] feeling.
They started the match with [unfaltering] confidence.
She applied a [curative] substance.
It's hard to do this kind of [strenuous] work for more than three hours on end.
Getting a 10 on your test is quite [praiseworthy], in my opinion.
Users of chainsaws are [prone to] accidents.
Lesley is a friendly, [amiable] person.
I woke up to the [tantalising] smell of fried bacon.
om van te watertanden, verleidelijk
He was caught [red-handed].
She's past [reproductive] age and can't have children any more.
This machine has stood here idle for the past two months.
niet in gebruik
You can travel in that [swampy] area with a special boat.
Oddly enough, this building has lots of [hexagonal] windows.
Chainsaw carving is [arduous] work.
The lawyer gave details of the [callous] killing.
With this [potent] medicine doctors can cure the disease.
Mrs. May is a [reputable] politician.
Shakespeare's characters can be played in [myriad] ways.
He's a [versatile] actor who can play all sorts of roles.
In this park you find one of the last European [primeval] forests.
These [displaced] people are from war-torn Syria.
He paid a [sizeable] amount of money for this painting.
This week we've seen a [tentative] recovery of the stock market.
voorzichtig, voorlopig, onzeker
Sorry, but that story is an [outright] lie.
[Irreversible] damage had been done to his body.
We were moved by their [heartfelt] condolences.
How do most children feel when they see their [incarcerated] parents?
How can we prove the theory, now the evidence is [undetectable]?
niet te bespeuren, onaantoonbaar
This novel is one of the most [captivating] stories I've ever read.
Rollercoaster rides are not popular with people who are [squeamish].
teergevoelig, gauw bang
You have to be quite [resourceful] to think of a solution like that.
This is a great area for the [hardy] hiker.
Kelly's an [avid] follower of fashion.
His extraordinary speech left us [dumbfounded].
met stomheid geslagen
Sharing a photo via social media is nearly [instantaneous].
Australia was used as a [penal] colony for British convicts.
The tumour had invaded some of his [cerebral] sections.
van de hersenen, hersen-
He's an [overbearing] man that is difficult to argue with.
That [confounded] dog has run away again.
The minister behaves like a [latter-day] Robin Hood.
With such a [conspicuous] hat, everybody will notice you.
The [prevailing] sentiment is that freedom of speech is a great asset.
It's nice to see that you remain [upbeat], despite some setbacks.
She has to pay a [hefty] fine for speeding.
The day of the victory was truly [memorable].
My new headphones block up to 95 percent of [ambient noise].
Nowadays technology is [omnipresent].
It's a [haunting] book that I won't easily forget.
dat blijft hangen, beklijvend
These [fledgling] companies have done well in their first year.
That is an [enticing] offer.
He was known to be highly jealous and [irascible].
The [intrinsic] value of coins can be more than the value they represent.
His youthful age was an [extenuating] circumstance.
Opera used to be part of a [lowbrow] culture, but is now considered highbrow.
I have faith in his [unconditional] loyalty.
They are all [law-abiding] citizens.
The [pervasive] smell put me off my lunch.
This film is about the war between different [extraterrestrial] creatures.
He's got [luminous] yellow stripes on his running trousers.
lichtgevend, heel licht
This palace is the king's [ancestral] home.
Bob Dylan's sometimes [convoluted] lyrics are hard to understand.
Dave won a [staggering] amount of money in the lottery.
Is there a [plausible] explanation for Sam's weird behaviour?
The [perpetual] noise kept us awake.
There was no need to make such [derogatory] remarks about her.
Humans [inherent]ly want to help one another.
The [alleged] evidence may be fake.
The lady knocked him down with one [vigorous] strike.
He's known for his [contemptuous] remarks and attitude towards his rivals.
I found the news about his sudden disappearance [disquieting].
He was totally [engrossed in] the film's plot.
opgegaan in, verdiept in
Let's try to remain [level-headed] and not become sentimental over this.
Always being connected is a [dystopian] view of the future for me.
He was locked up in [solitary] confinement.
He's always quite the [ebullient] type at parties.
She's got a very [distinctive] voice.
I was helped by a polite and [personable] young man.
She was accused of [culpable] negligence of her children.
We made a scary, [perilous] journey across the mountains.
I was [loath to] tell my parents what had happened, but they insisted.
liever niet willen, terughoudend
Try not to be so [judgmental].
She [inadvertently] activated the robot.
I only got a 5.6 for my test. [Admittedly], I didn't prepare it very well.
You will be [irrevocably] fired if you refuse to work overtime.
'I don't want your help,' she said [pointedly].
He was interrogated and [subsequently] imprisoned.
I live in a [densely] populated area.
He [baldly] said that she was mentally unstable.
Judging from her house and her car, she's [ostensibly] rich.
That test was [decidedly] easier than the previous one.
She hadn't come because she had [ostensibly] forgotten all about it.
It [invariably] rains here.
Bobby became very ill [overnight].
in de loop van de nacht, onverwachts
This [gerontologist] believes people will soon live 20 years longer on average.
Their activities have come under police [scrutiny].
nauwkeurig onderzoek, controle
April 1 is the day for [hoaxer]s to show their creativity.
iemand die grappen uithaalt
The driver wouldn't accept [liability] for the accident.
After his divorce he found [solace] in religion.
The government wants to increase tax [revenu] by 5%.
This book is about the life and [exploit]s of King Arthur.
Where does your [infatuation with] American folk music come from?
To the [layman] all these plants look similar.
[Malware] has caused his computer to crash.
After her [dismissal] she soon found another job.
The discussions about the inheritance create [discord] in the family.
The government is criticised for its [ambivalence] towards immigrants.
We wish you health and [longevity].
You can put on this [apron] if you want to cook our meal.
A [dispatch] was received by the administrator.
His boots made an [impression] in the fresh snow.
I'm keen on medieval [romance]s.
They wanted to test his [chivalry] and honour.
His leg is in a plaster cast and he walks on [crutch]es.
My nephew invites his friends to his bachelor [pad] every week.
Knowledge of English is a [prerequisite] if you want to work for this company.
A severe [drought] has caused most of the corn crop to fail.
This show is no [fakery], he uses real burning coal.
Small children usually have a short attention [span].
Mice, rats and squirrels are all [rodent]s.
These small planes are only used for short-haul routes within the UK.
Starship Enterprise went to the outer [reach]es of the universe.
He's a true [show-off], since he always brags about his gaming skills.
The electrical [current] is measured in amperes.
I admire her [ingenuity] for finding a solution to this difficult problem.
In Bayeux you can see the famous medieval [tapestry].
Exercises for your back will benefit your [posture].
The £100 million film was a true [box-office hit].
Jim is going to take legal [proceedings] against his ex-business partner.
If you use old software, [compatibility] issues may arise.
His response was one of resistance, not [submission].
Use the [guide bar] to get the right position.
The trip to Mount Everest was a successful [venture].
He told us the details of his life with extreme [clarity].
Many children's first musical instrument is the [recorder].
Too much [exposure] to sunlight can lead to skin cancer.
The [implementation] of new safety standards always takes a while.
We looked at the Olympic winner with [awe].
The [poacher] had four rabbits in his bag when the police stopped him.
Isn't it strange that the [defendant] was not present in the courtroom?
They were ready to hang him; the [noose] was already around his neck.
Large [swathe]s of the population voted against the government party.
A [continuum] of events lead to the result.
The [shelf life] of our products has been increased by adding certain ingredients.
Is that [miscreant] aware that he's guilty of criminal behaviour?
[Crop circle]s can consist of beautiful patterns.
The injured prisoner was take to the prison [infirmary].
Just a few [tweak]s and it'll be fine and working again.
kleine aanpassing / verandering
The researcher concluded that cell [mutation]s had taken place.
Your food passes through the [oesophagus] into your stomach.
The law in his country does not allow [conscientious objection].
Emma Watson is often seen as an [advocate] for equal rights for men and women.
The EU should move away from overregulation and [paternalism].
My dad prefers wearing [braces] to wearing a belt.
The students have two libraries at their [disposal].
The power you get from power sockets comes from [mains electricity].
Terrible poverty has led to strikes and [uprising]s in that country.
I've finally finished my draft version.
The [dispossession] of their land caused the Aboriginals to move away.
He supported me with an [endorsement] on social media.
Kate's a woman of [distinction].
The [reversal] of the trend is at hand.
We should not give in to [bigotry] from those who are against us.
Do not apply cream or [ointment] to broken skin.
Do you agree that cutting off dogs' tails is [mutilation]?
Shakespeare was a [bard] but also an actor.
lyrische dichter (of zanger)
Dutch women were granted [suffrage] in 1919.
What a pity there's so much [animosity] between the two clubs.
The room was adorned with colourful [hanging]s.
The King's [subject]s usually bow before him.
Jim organised a [stag night] for his brother.
I didn't particularly like the [narrative] in that book.
The colonial [subjugation] of that country took place by brute military force.
In an [address] to the people the president explained his plans.
Suddenly we heard the [staccato] of gunfire.
serie korte en scherpe geluiden
There will be far more [centenarian]s once the genes responsible for aging have been found.
Many companies are investing in [domotics].
There's been a military [crackdown] on pro-democracy demonstrations in that country.
Amish women always wear [bonnet]s when they go out.
Even members of the [gentry] could be sent to Australia.
Even though you weren't successful, I would like to thank you for your [effort].
The [midline] divides the body in two equal halves.
een lijn door het midden
She often looks at herself in the mirror out of [vanity].
The [surcharge] for an extra bed in your room is £10.
The king's [retinue] consists of hundreds of servants.
Many students have trouble with the [tribulation]s of a test week.
The judge said that the defendant might be a [menace] to society.
She has successfully held this [executive] position in this company for years.
Your hair might contain a small electric [charge], which is called static electricity.
I'm reading an [anthology] of American poems and song lyrics.
The pilot got [clearance] for landing.
I wish you a life of health and [prosperity].
The [incongruity] between the two statements causes some doubt.
There were no hotels in the [vicinity] of the tourist attraction.
Rescuing fugitives from a sinking boat is a heroic [feat].
Solving mathematical [equation]s is my favourite pastime.
To reach our goal we still have to overcome a few [hurdle]s.
Can you tell me which of these words have a negative [connotation]?
Most people have to work for their [livelihood].
After the [reconciliation] there were no incidents.
Her story about being attacked turned out to be a [fabrication].
The [siege] of the city was an awful experience for the inhabitants.
There was no mention of a hotel in the [itinerary].
The [D.A. / District Attorney] insisted on a heavy punishment for the accused.
officier van justitie, aanklager
Two skiers were killed in the [avalanche].
They hoisted the flag as a [homage to] the fallen soldiers.
She's been an [anchor] at Metro News 1 for several years.
He spent two years in a scary, dark, foreign [dungeon].
kerker, ondergrondse gevangenis
[Scores] of readers noticed there was something wrong with the article.
The slaves must have had a [yearning] for freedom.
In the dry season there's a [scarcity] of water.
He owes his success more than anything to his [perseverance].
He filled her glass up to the [brim].
Steve showed [stamina] in the long-distance run.
This work of art is a [composite] of paper and glue.
What have the [merit]s been of the previous president?
Tom needed a [brace] for his broken knee.
It's impossible to work with all these [constraint]s.
We can't trust every single [media outlet] to be objective.
We need to make a few [adjustment]s.
The [abolitionist]s quickly grew in numbers in the United States.
tegenstander van slavernij
Her debts were caused by her [extravagance].
We don't like to be treated with [condescension].
This decade has seen a [resurgence] of interest in the Renaissance.
This is an essential [component] of the machine.
These buses are equipped with radios to ensure the immediate [propagation] of bad news.
After the plane accident, there was [debris] everywhere.
It was the custom for girls to give a [curtsy] for the queen.
The new law caused a lot of social [turmoil].
Even a third-rate [hack], wannabe journalist like me can spot bad reporting.
The [umpire] oversaw the tennis game from his chair.
I like eating [clam]s and other seafood.
I must say, this book is a real [page-turner].
spannend boek dat je in één adem uitleest
Only with discipline and [tenacity] can you reach what he has reached.
The Empire conquered many territories and added them to its [dominion].
He used a [jackhammer] to break the floor in his room.
Our company prides itself on [customisation], which is much appreciated by our clients.
[Astronomer]s study the behaviour of stars and galaxies.
Since his defeat during the elections, he has lost all [credibility].
Copper is an effective electrical [conductor].
His boss sent him home for some time because he was on the [brink] of burnout.
The [conspirator]s decided to blow up the building.
I think Quentin Tarantino's a fantastic [screenwriter].
An independent [enquiry] showed that the director was corrupt.
In the shop they sold all kinds of [memorabilia].
The threat of sanctions is our most powerful [lever] for peace in that country.
middel om iets te veranderen, hefboom
She waited for an [appraisal] of her work.
An [enclosure] is used to prevent the animals from running away.
The [famine] in South Sudan was a result of the civil war.
[Cobbler]s should stick to their last; don't get involved in matters you don't know about.
The film Excalibur was the [precursor] of the Hollywood film King Arthur.
In the past few years we've seen an [influx] of immigrants.
There was a mad [scramble for] the best seats once the theatre doors opened.
getrouwtrek om, gevecht om
I have to say that I like procrastinating, as I'm a huge [sloth].
I can see in your search engine what your previous [search query] was.
He lives in Paraguay, well beyond the [reach] of the British authorities.
The computer program showed a strange [aberration] from its usual functioning.
The [ulcer] on his leg caused him a lot of discomfort.
What seemed a promising job turned into months of boredom and [drudgery].
All the [courtier]s were present when the banquet started.
The evidence was used for [leverage].
What's your [assessment] of the situation?
The ship was hit by [rogue wave]s.
A Jupiter space [probe] was launched powered entirely by sunlight.
I'm afraid that the [odds] are stacked against the visiting team.
The [editorial], supported by the entire office, criticised the president.
Does the story of King Arthur belong to the [realm] of fantasy?
For some it's a [conundrum] what man's purpose on Earth is.
Sorry, but there's a lot of [hyperbole] in your statement.
She didn't leave us much [wriggle room] on the price.
The lack of a clear explanation increased our [puzzlement].
He made a [wager] on the outcome of the match.
His grandfather left him a [legacy] of five million pounds.
This subject has caused a [schism] in our political party.
There's a strong sense of community and social [cohesion] in my neighbourhood.
The [defendant] denied all accusations.
There is a lot of [common ground] between the English and Dutch cultures.
His [grievance]s against the company was big enough to take them to court.
The [coverage] of the expedition proved how dangerous it had been.
The accident was caused by his [negligence].
Jane can't eat this bread, because she is allergic to gluten in [wheat].
I can't stand the [discomfort] of an itchy sweater.
Some of the negative stories about the company have [come to the fore].
naar voren komen
Her husband is a real [jack-of-all-trades]: he's a handyman, a decorator and he does the bookkeeping.
My story was [in accordance with] my friend's story.
in overeenstemming met
I'm sorry, but your letter [is] simply [rife with] mistakes.
gevuld zijn met
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
He gathered some articles [in a haphazard way].
My dad usually thinks of creative ways to insult me in a [tongue-in-cheek] manner.
gekscherend, met een knipoog
Oh, I'm sure she doesn't mind. [By all means], go ahead.
natuurlijk, in elk geval
[It is nothing short of] a miracle that he passed his exam.
het is niet minder dan ...
I'm going to [lose count] of these coins if you don't stop talking.
de tel kwijtraken
Surely, you don't marry someone [on a whim]?
in een opwelling / bevlieging
She lives [a hop, skip and jump] from my place.
op kleine afstand
He [held a grudge] against his enemies.
Short skirts were [in vogue] in the seventies.
in de mode
Unfortunately, we mostly study [within the confines of] this building.
binnen de grenzen van
My girlfriend is a true [couch potato].
I needed a small, economical car, so this one [fit]s [the bill].
precies zijn wat nodig is
Most countries have [issue]d laws against child labour.
The enemy attack was [repel]led.
This area is [punctuate]d by many cute wooden houses.
You need to be [submerge]d in ice cold water after the hot sauna.
Through the internet news can be quickly and widely [disseminate]d.
The politician [ensnare]d the opposition with his clever remarks.
vangen, in de val laten lopen
We have to find a way to [mitigate] the damaging effects.
The hurricane will [sweep away] many of these houses.
This whole set-up had been [prearrange]d by the people in charge.
The company [stave]d [off] going bankrupt.
Can you [exemplify] your arguments?
met voorbeelden toelichten
He took some time to [reflect on] his mistakes and learn from them.
Before starting off, the author [outline]s how his book is structured.
in grote lijnen weergeven
Some pupils were trying to [disrupt] the lesson.
The people had been [deprive]d [of] all their possessions by the hurricane.
afnemen, beroven van
When he became manager, the company started to [bloom].
gedijen, het goed doen
The police [initiate]d a search for the missing child.
het initiatief nemen voor
We should carefully [scrutinise] scientific experiments.
controleren, nauwkeurig in de gaten houden
In some countries religion [permeate]s all aspects of life.
doordringen, bepalend zijn voor
Since the military left, pirates have taken to [ransack]ing undefended harbours.
The radio [invoke]s a feeling of nostalgia for some people.
The democratically elected leader did not want to [be associated with] him.
in verband brengen met
When shots [ring out] in this city, the police will be there in no time.
He decided to [relinquish] his position.
This school will not [condone] such behaviour.
Where did he [bid] you to wait?
We had to [contend with] experienced wood carvers.
You have to [descend] the stairs to reach the ground floor.
naar beneden gaan
The animal seizes its prey by the throat and [suffocate]s it to death.
It is important to [refute] counter-arguments in a debate.
I'm quite creative, so I [am] always [engaged in] several projects.
bezig zijn met
Our classroom discussions soon [degenerate]d [into] mindless chatter.
His friends will [shun] him if he leaves his wife and children.
The students [reclaim]ed some of their old rights through their demonstration.
The event was [terminate]d because of the bad weather.
The members [constitute] a solid team.
The artist has [depict]ed her lying on a bed.
Those criminals [profess] to be innocent.
My grandmother was [discharge]d from hospital after three days.
The other tennis players [begrudge] me my success.
Her reputation was [taint]ed by negative publicity.
The demonstrators had [congregate]d in front of the City Hall.
(als grote groep) verzamelen
The cage was [suspend]ed from the ceiling.
We [admonish]ed the contestants to try harder.
The dictator [dismiss]ed the idea of giving up his control on power.
That successful Hollywood film [propel]led her to stardom.
een boost geven, stimuleren
These people [engage in] politics.
zich bezighouden met
I wish they would [embed] a decent voice command function.
Three young artists [collaborate] in the project.
His new act [is reminiscent of] Houdini's act.
doen denken aan
The test [yield]ed a good result.
Do the authorities actually [intercept] data on the internet?
Eve felt [uplift]ed by the positive feedback.
Taking part in the event [entail]s a lot of preparatory work.
met zich meebrengen
She's the sort of mother that always [fret]s [about] her children.
zich zorgen maken over
Each year thousands of people [succumb to] smoking-related diseases.
bezwijken aan, overlijden aan
I'm going to [convert] this bedroom into an office.
When he came to power, he [expel]led the original population.
Companies try to [seduce] young employees with higher pay.
The festival is supposed to [usher in] a new theatre season.
We expect NATO leaders to [endorse] the new strategy.
openlijk en formeel steunen
Due to gambling debts his money [dwindle]d until he had nothing at all.
It is very unpleasant to see someone [regurgitate] his dinner.
The doctor [belittle]d the side effects of the drug.
bagatelliseren, als onbelangrijk voorstellen
With this metal stick you can [skewer] the meat for the barbecue.
The Republican Party managed to [retain] power.
They [entrench]ed themselves in a deserted building.
I tried to [size up] the complex situation.
Suddenly a car [hurtle]d round the corner.
Their culture [intermingle]d with the local culture.
An average car [emit]s three lungfuls of poisonous carbon monoxide gas per kilometre.
The reporter was [dispatch]ed to that country to cover the war.
Can you [envisage] what this action of yours will bring about?
Throughout history many empires have [crumble]d.
That stupid behaviour will [jeopardise] his reputation.
in gevaar brengen
I heard the sound of a horse [trot]ting past us.
After the revolution, citizens [define]d their rights in the constitution.
It is assumed that car sales will [slump] next year.
You should [verify] the data before publication.
op juistheid controleren
Sorry, I'm just [flick]ing [through] this book.
We should not [withhold] any information from them.
The revolutionaries [incite]d the people [to] more violence.
We should [incorporate] all the ideas in our new concept.
We should carefully [peruse] this book for the test.
Can anything be done to [avert] the threat of a terrorist attack?
We saw a stranger [prowl]ing in the garden.
The priest tried to [exorcise] the devil from the child.
een kwade geest uitdrijven
He [balk]ed at such a drastic solution.
I will [compile] that list of names and addresses for you.
We [espouse] values that are related to democracy.
steunen, omhelzen (fig.)
Unfortunately, freedom of expression is [curb]ed in that country.
Why are you trying to [evade] my question?
Where can we [dispose of] the empty bottles?
The dictator [banish]ed his opponents to another country.
They've been able to [assess] the value of these training methods.
His horrible suggestion made me [cringe].
The children were [feast]ing [on] hot dogs and hamburgers.
zich tegoed doen aan, smullen van
I often [flit between] reading the book and watching the film.
She joyfully [exclaim]ed that she had earned her degree.
What can you [deduce from] this sentence?
We wanted to [bid] $400 for the painting.
bieden (op een veiling)
After our political opponent won, all our hope simply [evaporate]d.
Please, [reconsider] your decision.
Parents should [instil] confidence in their children, not fear.
We were [intrigue]d by the mysterious event.
The teacher started the lesson with a question to [arouse] our interest.
We [lament] that this much appreciated colleague is going to leave us.
Please, let us [dispel] all those myths about literature.
His health has [deteriorate]d lately.
These results are [corroborate]d by other studies.
This is just candy [masquerading as] cereals.
zich voordoen als, onder het mom van
Unfortunately, that task was simply thrust upon me.
After he lost his job, Fred wanted to [take to] learning how to cook.
iets beginnen te doen
Many workers in the building industry [incur] serious injuries.
The possibility of defeat finally [galvanise]d us into action.
The police [haul]ed him out of his car.
King Arthur [rouse]d his knights to action.
We can [ensure] the quality of our products.
The new lighting will hopefully [enhance] the atmosphere in the restaurant.
They decided to [incarcerate] the criminal without delay.
Politicians should openly [denounce] racism.
We were [dupe]d into buying a much too expensive subscription.
This pub is [frequent]ed by artists and writers.
The man on trial claims he's innocent and hopes to be [acquit]ted.
Due to the weather we had to [deviate] from our original plan.
As for hobbies, I [dabble] in painting.
zich een beetje bezighouden met
Britain [thrive]d in the Renaissance when colonialism started.
gedijen, het goed doen
As the Empire expanded, more and more peoples were [subjugate]d.
Liz [concoct]ed an excuse for being late.
I've been told that drinking water can [alleviate] headaches.
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