and

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations strong: /ˈænd/, weak: /ənd/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'and': (and; unstressed ənd, ən, or, esp. after a homorganic consonant, n); 'AND': (and)


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and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (as well as)en vw
 I bought beer and wine.
and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (as a result)en vw
 Try harder and you will succeed.
and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (then)en vw
 I got dressed and went downstairs.
and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (mathematics: plus)plus vw
 Two and two make four.
and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (giving alternatives)en, of vw
 I have to choose between walking and driving.
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and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (with)met vw
 I'd like some strawberries and cream.
and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (at the same time)en vw
 This will make you warm and comfortable.
and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (repeating for emphasis)en vw
 She walked miles and miles.
and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (as opposed to)en vw
 There are teachers, and then there are teachers!
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en vw (additioneel)and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  in addition to, as well as conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  together with, along with conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Ik hou van kranten en tijdschriften
en vw (dan, als resultaat)and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  then conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Studeer harder en je zal slagen.
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en vw optelling (wiskunde)and, plus, added to conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 5 en 7 is twaalf.
en vw (om nadruk te leggen)and conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Na een tijdje vertelden ze meer en meer.
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aan handen en voeten binden overg. uitdr. figuurlijk (keuzemogelijkheden sterk beperken) (figurative)bind hand and foot v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  limit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
aankijken overg. ww (afwachten)wait and see v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  await viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  wait for vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 We zullen het nog even aankijken vooraleer we een beslissing nemen.
achter slot en grendel bw (opgesloten)under lock and key advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
Adam en Eva eigennamen (eigennamen)Adam and Eve proper nproper noun: Names a unique person, place, thing, group, or idea--for example, "John," "Africa," "Manchester United." Always capitalized.
af en toe bw (soms, nu en dan)now and then, occasionally advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  sometimes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
algemene voorwaarden nw mv (contract)terms and conditions exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
als en slechts als vw (wiskunde: <==>)if and only if conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
anderhalf telwoord (1,5)one and a half num
bedrijfsleven nw het, ont. (zakenwereld)business nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  trade and industry nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
bouten en moeren nw mv (bevestigingsmateriaal: mv. van bout en moer)bolts and nuts nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
broer en zus uitdr. (van dezelfde ouders)brother and sister exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  siblings nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
broer en zus uitdr. (als broer en zus: zonder seks) (non sexual)brother and sister exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
bruidspaar nw het (huwelijk: beide partners)bride and groom nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  bridal couple nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
CVP afkorting (Christelijke Volks Partij) (Belgian political party)Christian Democratic and Flemish proper nproper noun: Names a unique person, place, thing, group, or idea--for example, "John," "Africa," "Manchester United." Always capitalized.
duinen en zee uitdr. (gebiedsomschrijving)dunes and sea exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
enzovoort bw (etcetera)et cetera, and so on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
eten en drinken onoverg. ww (maaltijd met drank)eat and drink v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  wine and dine v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
fauna en flora nw de (dieren en planten)fauna and flora exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Gemeentekrediet eigennaam België (bankinstelling)Belfius Bank and Insurance proper nproper noun: Names a unique person, place, thing, group, or idea--for example, "John," "Africa," "Manchester United." Always capitalized.
horeca nw de (sector)hotel, restaurant and catering industry, horeca nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
horecapersoneel nw het (personeel werkzaam in de horeca)hotel, restaurant and catering staff nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
huis en tuin bn (algemeen) (literally)home and garden exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
huisje,
boompje,
beestje
uitdr.
(kleinburgerlijk) (fig. middle class)house with a white picket fence, kids, and a pet exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
iets zat zijn vn+bw+ww (genoeg hebben van iets)be fed up of something, be sick and tired of something v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst nw de (IND)immigration and naturalisation service nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
in goede en slechte tijden bw figuurlijk (constant, doorlopend)in good times and bad advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
in ziekte en gezondheid bw (huwelijksformule)in sickness and in health advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
jong en oud uitdr. (voor iedereen)young and old exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
jongen en meisje uitdr. (van beide geslachten)boy and girl exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
keer na keer bw (telkens opnieuw)time after time, again and again advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  time and again advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
opa en oma nw de (grootouders)grandparents nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
  (literally)grandma and grandpa nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
reglement nw het (voorschrift, verordening)regulations, rules nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
  rules and regulations nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
  rule book nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
reglementering nw de (vaststellen van voorschriften)regulating nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  regulations, rules nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
  rules and regulations nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
sauzen onoverg.ww informeel (stortregenen) (rain)pour viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  rain cats and dogs v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
slapen onoverg.ww (tintelen van ledemaat)be asleep, fall asleep vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
  (figurative)have pins and needles v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
soms bw (nu en dan)sometimes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  now and then advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
telkens bw (iedere keer)every time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  repeatedly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  again and again advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
VLD afkorting (politieke partij in België) (Belgian political party)Open Flemish Liberals and Democrats proper nproper noun: Names a unique person, place, thing, group, or idea--for example, "John," "Africa," "Manchester United." Always capitalized.
vlees nw het, ont. (mens)flesh nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  flesh and blood exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
voorgoed bw (voor altijd)for good, for ever, for once and for all advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
VRT nw de, ont. (afkorting)Flemish Radio and Television Broadcasting Organization nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
wet nw de (wetmatigheid)law and order exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  regularity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
ziel nw de (stuwende kracht)soul nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  heart and soul exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
zwart-wit bn (fotografie: kleur)black-and-white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
zwart-wit bn (ongenuanceerd)black-and-white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  either-or adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
zwart-witfoto nw de (foto in zwart-wit)black-and-white photo, black-and-white photograph nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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mix up,
mix up [sth] (and/with [sth])
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(mistake)verwarren, door elkaar halen overg.ww
 My grandfather is always mixing up his words.
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be accepted and agreed to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (terms: be legally agreed) (juridisch)goedgekeurd en overeengekomen frase
after all is said and done advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (ultimately)tenslotte, immers bw
 After all is said and done, the decision to have a baby is a personal one.
aged from [sth] to [sth],
aged between [sth] and [sth]
adj + prep
(in a given age range)in de leeftijd van ... tot frase
 This program is designed for young people aged from 18 to 25.
amalgamate [sth],
amalgamate [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(blend, mix)mengen, mixen overg.ww
 Brass is obtained by amalgamating copper and zinc.
amalgamate [sth],
amalgamate [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(combine)mengen, verenigen overg. ww
  amalgameren overg. ww
 We workers will have greater power if we amalgamate our two main unions.
and so forth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (et cetera, etc.)enzovoort, enzovoorts bw
and so on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (et cetera, etc.)enzovoort, enzovoorts bw
backwards and forwards advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to and fro)heen en weer bw
 I've spent the whole day rushing backwards and forwards.
backwards and forwards advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." US, figurative (thoroughly)over en weer bw
 Ed searched the records backwards and forwards.
between you and me advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (confidentially, in confidence)tussen ons gezegd bw
  tussen ons gezegd en gezwegen frase
 Between you and me, I think Stella has fallen in love with him.
black-and-white photography nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (taking photos without colour)zwart-witfotografie nw de, ont.
 He specialized in black-and-white photography.
blood and thunder nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (violence, intensity)tumult nw het, ont.
  stennis nw de, ont.
 For all his blood and thunder on the football field, Mark is a kind and gentle man.
break down and cry v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (burst into tears)in tranen uitbarsten, in huilen uitbarsten frase
 Helen broke down and cried when she heard the sad news.
by and large advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in general, on the whole)over het algemeen, al met al bw
 Not everything about my job is good, but by and large, I enjoy it.
calico (US),
tortoiseshell-and-white (UK)
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(cat: with coloured markings) (dier: veelkleurig)bont bn
cause and effect nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (principle of causality)oorzaak en gevolg frase
 The law of cause and effect (Karma) is an important principle in Buddhism.
checks and balances nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (when branches of government limit one another) (politiek, anglicisme)checks and balances frase
  middelen om politiek machtsevenwicht te bewaren frase
conflate [sth] and [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (merge, bring together)vermengen overg. ww
  samenvoegen, samenbrengen overg. ww
copy and paste vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (copy data and insert it elsewhere) (computer)kopiëren en plakken frase
cross my heart and hope to die interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" infantile (promise)erewoord, ik zweer het tw
 Mum, I'll clean my room in the morning; cross my heart and hope to die.
 Ik ruim mijn kamer vanochtend nog op mam, erewoord!
cut and paste [sth] (in)to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (text: move) (computers)knippen en plakken frase
 You can cut and paste internet images into the word processing document.
day and night advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (all the time)dag en nacht bw
 Edgar's been working day and night to get the house ready in time.
dead and buried adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (dead, deceased)dood en begraven bw
 I remember my fourth grade teacher, but she's long since been dead and buried I'm sure.
dead and buried adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (no longer in effect)ter ziele gegaan bw
 That law is dead and buried.
dead and gone adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (dead, deceased)dood, overleden bw
 Cyril has been dead and gone for over twenty years now.
debits and credits nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (expenditures and income)debet en credit frase
 The first stage in creating accounting records is to record debits and credits.
discriminate between [sth] and [sth] vi + prep (differentiate between things)onderscheid maken tussen overg.uitdr.
 It's hard to discriminate between the individual cells.
distinguish between [sth] and [sth] vi + prep (know the difference)het verschil kennen tussen, onderscheid maken frase
 I can't distinguish between the black and the dark brown.
dos and don'ts nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." informal (rules and regulations)wat wel en niet mag, wat wel en wat niet te doen frase
 Here's a useful list of dos and don'ts for keeping tropical fish.
dot the i's and cross the t's,
dot your i's and cross your t's
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (attend to detail) (figuurlijk)de puntjes op de i zetten overg.uitdr.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,
also UK: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
figurative (person: alternately good, evil) (figuurlijk)Dr. Jekyll en Mr. Hyde nw de
 I'll never marry him! In public, he's Dr. Jekyll, but behind closed doors, he's Mr. Hyde.
each and every adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (all)elk, alle onbep. vn
 You need to check each and every quotation for word-for-word accuracy.
each and every one pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (all)allemaal, iedereen onbep.vn
 Each and every one filed in and sat down.
ebb and flow nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. literal (tidal movement)eb en vloed frase
ebb and flow nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (fluctuations) (figuurlijk)golfbewegingen nw mv
  (figuurlijk)eb en vloed frase
 Consumer spending on such products tends to follow the ebb and flow of the economy.
fish and chips nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (British fried food) (culinair)vis met patat frase
  fish and chips nw mv, ont.
for ever and ever advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for eternity) (figuurlijk)voor altijd, voor eeuwig bw
  voor eeuwig en altijd frase
 Charles promised to love Lucy for ever and ever.
forgive and forget v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be reconciled)vergeven en vergeten frase
 Rather than simply forgive and forget, Nicholas became more and more angry.
 In plaats van gewoon te vergeven en vergeten, werd Nicholas nog bozer.
full of piss and vinegar adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang, figurative, vulgar (person: energetic, lively)enthousiast, opgewonden bn
  vol energie bw
get up and go,
get-up-and-go
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
slang (energy, motivation) (informeel)pit, fut nw de, ont.
  energie nw de, ont.
 Alan has plenty of get up and go, and is always busy with some new project.
go and do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (proceed to do)doe maar verder frase
go and do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (do [sth] foolish)zo dwaas zijn iets te doen frase
 My stupid brother went and broke his leg the day before the race!
 Mijn stomme broer was zo dwaas om zijn been te breken de dag voor de race.
go get,
UK: go and get
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
US, informal (fetch)gaan halen ww + ww
 Would you please go get the bag I left behind in the car?
 Wil je alsjeblieft mijn tas gaan halen die ik achterliet in de auto?
hard-and-fast rule nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rule: unbreakable)vaste regel bn + nw
  (figuurlijk)stalen wet bn+nw
 There's no hard-and-fast rule about what makes good picnic food.
head and shoulders above [sb/sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." figurative (vastly superior to)met kop en schouders uitsteken boven frase
 George's essay was head and shoulders above those of the rest of the class.
 De essay van George stak met kop en schouders bovenuit de andere essays van de klas.
heart and soul advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with all one's being)hart en ziel bw
 Miranda put her heart and soul into her performance of the song.
hide and seek nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (children's game) (kinderspel)verstoppertje nw het, ont.
 A group of children played hide and seek in the public park.
 Een paar kinderen speelden verstoppertje in het park.
hit-and-run driver nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb]: leaves accident scene) (na ongeval)doorrijder nw de
 The police went to auto body repair shops to find the hit-and-run driver's car.
 De politie ging naar garages om de auto van de doorrijder te vinden.
hit-or-miss,
hit-and-miss
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal (variable)lukraak, toevallig bn
 You stand a better chance of losing weight if you have an eating plan rather than a hit-or-miss approach.
hot and bothered,
all hot and bothered
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal (flustered)geprikkeld, geërgerd bn
 Larry got hot and bothered during his presentation.
(all) hot and bothered adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal, euphemism (sexually excited) (seksueel)opgewonden, heet bn
 Just looking at him gets me all hot and bothered.
 Van gewoon naar hem te kijken raak ik helemaal opgewonden.
hugging and kissing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sexual: petting)knuffelen en zoenen frase
 Hugging and kissing in public is taboo in many cultures.
 Knuffelen en zoenen in het openbaar is in vele culturen een taboe.
if and only if conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (on the strict condition that)op voorwaarde dat vw
  alleen wanneer bw+vw
 I'll help you, if and only if, you promise to do your part.
 Ik help jou op voorwaarde dat jij jouw deel doet.
in dribs and drabs advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (a little at a time)met mondjesmaat bw
 We painted the house in dribs and drabs, so it took a year. The donations came in in dribs and drabs.
 We schilderden het huis met mondjesmaat, dus het duurde een jaar.
in sickness and in health advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (no matter what happens)in ziekte en gezondheid bw
  in goede en slechte tijden bw
 Tony has always taken seriously his vows to love his wife in sickness and in health.
interchange [sth] with [sth],
interchange [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(transpose)verwisselen overg.ww
  verruilen overg.ww
interchange [sth] with [sth],
interchange [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(exchange, swop)uitwisselen overg.ww
  omwisselen overg.ww
  ruilen overg.ww
interlink [sth] with [sth],
interlink [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(make connections between)koppelen, linken, verbinden overg. ww
interlink [sth],
interlink [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(connect up)verbinden met ww + vz
 You need to interlink the car and the trailer securely.
interlink [sth],
interlink [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
figurative (interconnect)onderling verbinden overg. uitdr.
intertwine [sth] with [sth],
intertwine [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(join by twisting together)ineenstrengelen overg. ww
  dooreenvlechten overg. ww
 Intertwine the loose ends of the cord and tuck them in.
interweave [sth] with [sth],
interweave [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(intertwine, thread together)ineenstrengelen, samenweven, ineenvlechten overg.ww
  verweven overg.ww
interweave [sth] with [sth],
interweave [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
figurative (connect, interlink)koppelen overg.ww
  verbinden overg.ww
juxtapose [sth],
juxtapose [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(place side by side)naast elkaar zetten, bij elkaar zetten overg. uitdr.
 The artist juxtaposes beauty and ugliness in his paintings.
kiss and make up v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (be reconciled)afzoenen onoverg.ww
  het weer goedmaken, het weer bijleggen overg. uitdr.
 The pair kissed and made up after a nine-year feud.
kith and kin nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." invariable (friends and family)vrienden en familie nw mv
 It is important to protect your kith and kin.
knife and fork nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (cutlery, eating implements)mes en vork frase
  bestek nw het, ont.
 When planning a party menu, avoid meats that require cutting up with a knife and fork.
know the ins and outs (of [sth]) v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (familiar with features) (figuurlijk)de fijne kneepjes kennen frase
law and order nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (social discipline)recht en orde, orde en gezag frase
 The government sent troops to restore law and order to areas where violence had broken out.
link up [sth] and [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (connect: two things together)verbinden overg.ww
live and learn v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (gain knowledge and experience)met vallen en opstaan leren frase
 Live and learn is my motto; we all learn from our own mistakes.
live and let live v (be tolerant of others)leven en laten leven frase
 Those two men used to fight a lot, but now they have decided to live and let live.
live as husband and wife v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (cohabit as a couple)samenwonen, samenleven onoverg.ww
  (informeel)hokken onoverg.ww
 They might as well be married; they've been living for years as husband and wife.
loud and clear advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (loudly and clearly)luid en duidelijk bw
  duidelijk bw
 I hear you loud and clear; we'll do the project your way.
loud and clear adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (obvious)overduidelijk bn
 The voters sent a loud and clear message in favor of reforms.
materials and labor (US),
materials and labour (UK)
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(basic costs of a project)materiaal en arbeid frase
 The materials and labor involved with the Golden Gate Bridge project were enormous.
a matter of life and death nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (issue of vital importance)zaak van leven of dood nw de
 Getting out of a burning house fast is a matter of life and death.
meld [sth],
meld [sth] and [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(blend, merge)mengen, combineren overg. ww
  samensmelten overg. ww+vz
 The winemakers melded Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon in their new blend.
near and far adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (close and distant)dichtbij en ver weg bn
 Focusing the camera can be a problem in shots where objects are near and far.
near and far advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (everywhere)overal bw
  van heinde en ver frase
 We hunted near and far for that missing shoe. People came from near and far to see the boy wonder play the piano.
night and day advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (all the time, constantly)dag en nacht bw
 We worked night and day to meet the deadline. I have been working night and day to get this project finished on time.
nip and tuck adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (race: very close or inconclusive)nek aan nek bn
 That race was so nip and tuck that I had no idea who would win until the very end.
no more and no less nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (an equal amount or degree)niet meer en niet minder frase
 Put in one pint of oil, no more and no less.
no more and no less advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (equally)niet meer en niet minder frase
 The dental treatment hurt no more and no less than the last time.
no more and no less adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (exactly)niet meer en niet minder frase
 I will accept the proper fee, no more and no less.
now and forever advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for eternity)voor altijd, voor eeuwig bw
 My darling, I love you now and forever.
now and then advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (occasionally)zo nu en dan, nu en dan, af en toe bw
 My grandpa drinks a pint now and then. We go out for dinner now and then, but not very often.
off and on,
on and off
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
informal (occasionally)af en toe, zo nu en dan, nu en dan bw
 We dated off and on for several years before we finally broke up.
old and worn adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (showing signs of use)oud en versleten bw
 It's time to throw out that old and worn pair of shoes.
on and off advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (intermittently)af en toe, nu en dan bw
  (in samenstellingen)aan-en-uit-
 Jan has been going to the gym on and off for the past six months.
on and off advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (switch) (in samenstellingen)aan-en-uit-
 The computer screen keeps flickering on and off.
on and on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (continuously and tediously)alsmaar door, eindeloos door bw
 The road through the desert seemed to go on and on forever.
on the straight and narrow exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." figurative (in a respectable way) (figuurlijk)op het rechte pad bw
 Matt has always lived his life on the straight and narrow. He's never even gotten a parking ticket!
once and for all advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (for the final time)voor eens en altijd bw
 You said yes, then you said no. Tell me once and for all, will you marry me?
one and the same nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (same person or thing)één en dezelfde zaak, één en de zelfde persoon frase
 At the end of the story, the boy and his twin were revealed to be one and the same!
onward and upward,
onwards and upwards
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
figurative (increasingly successful)gestaag groeiend bw + bn
 Our marketing campaign is moving onward and upward.
onward and upward,
onwards and upwards
interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
figurative (expressing intention to keep succeeding)Volle kracht vooruit! tw
 We've done well, but have to keep things going. Onwards and upwards!
open-and-shut case nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (crime: easily solved)een uitgemaakte zaak bn + nw de
open-and-shut case nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (matter: easily solved)een uitgemaakte zaak bn + nw de
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