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Samengestelde woorden:
NederlandsEngels
over de hele wereld,
Replace: over heel de wereld
bw
(overal)all over the world, all around the world, all across the world advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
overal ter wereld bw (waar dan ook op aarde)all over the world, all across the world, all around the world advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
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Voornaamste vertalingen
NederlandsEngels
about adv (approximately)ongeveer bw
  circa bw
  (spreektaal)zo'n bw
  rond de bw
 There were about fifteen people in our tour group.
about prep (on the subject of)over voorz.
 This book is about a king who loses his crown.
about prep (of, concerning)van voorz.
  over voorz.
 What do you think about the president's speech?
about prep (time: approximately)rond voorz.
  ongeveer bw
 I heard a crash at about ten o'clock last night.
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
NederlandsEngels
about adj (prevalent) (ziekten)heersend bn
 There are lots of cases of the measles about.
about adv (all around)her en der, in het rond
  overal bw
 She was sitting at her desk, books lying all about.
about adv esp UK (in the opposing direction)rechtsomkeert bw
 You need to turn about and go back the way you've come.
about adv (from one spot to another)in het rond
 He was dancing about, waving his lottery ticket in the air.
UK: about,
US: around
adv
mainly UK (in circumference)in omtrek
 The lake is approximately three miles about.
about prep (of the nature of [sth])aan voorz.
  met voorz.
  in voorz.
 There's something about his voice that makes me nervous.
about prep (surrounding)rondom voorz.
  omheen voorz.
 There were shots all about us.
about prep UK (near to)bij voorz.
  in de buurt van voorz.
 There are lots of trees about the house and garden.
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circa bn (ongeveer) (date)circa adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  about, around adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  approximately adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
omstreeks bw (van tijd: ongeveer) (time)around, about advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (time)towards advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
ongeveer bw (bij benadering)around, about advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  roughly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  approximately advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
rond nw het (richtingen)around, about advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 De kogels vlogen in het rond.
over vz (wat betreft)about preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Over deze zaak heb ik niets te zeggen.
rond vz (omstreeks) (time)about, around adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
rond vz (ongeveer, om en nabij)about, around preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  roughly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
NederlandsEngels
pakweg bw (ongeveer)roughly, approximately advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  about, around advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
iets van vn+vz (ongeveer)about, around advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  more or less advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
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Samengestelde woorden:
NederlandsEngels
bedenken,
zich bedenken
overg.ww
(denken over, overwegen)think about vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  consider vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
bespreken overg. ww (spreken over)discuss vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  talk about vi + prep
daarover bw (over dat)about that advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  on that, on top of it advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
denken van plan zijn (Hij denkt dit jaar naar Amerika te gaan.)plan vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  think of, think about vtr + prep
doen onoverg. ww Kunnen ze nu echt niets doen aan die stank? (remediëren)do something about v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
gaan over onoverg. ww (tot onderwerp hebben)be about vi + prep
 Het boek gaat over Napoleon.
 The book is about Napoleon.
gaan om onpersoonlijk ww (te doen zijn om)be about vi + prep
gek bn vaak in samenstellingen (fanaat, liefhebber)crazy about, mad about adj + prep
gek bn informeel (verzot, idolaat)crazy about, mad about adj + prep
geven onoverg.ww (houden van)be fond of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  care about 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]
het geeft niet uitdr. (het is niet erg)it's all right exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  don't worry about it exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  no worries exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
hierover bw (aangaande het genoemde)about this, regarding this advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  on this advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
iets kunnen schelen overg. uitdr. altijd met kunnen (iets uitmaken)care about vi + prep
  (informal)give a hoot v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Het kan me niets schelen dat het regent, ik ga een eindje lopen.
iets uit het hoofd zetten overg. uitdr. figuurlijk (niet langer denken aan)banish something from your mind v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  forget about something v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
informeren naar ww+vz (vragen naar)inquire about vi + prep
informeren over ww+vz (inlichten over)inform about vtr + prep
keten onoverg. ww (herrie maken)horse about, horse around vi + prep
klagen over ww+vz (zich beklagen)complain about vi + prep
komen van onpersoonlijk ww (het gevolg zijn)come about 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."
  come viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  cause viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
lachen om ww+vz (lol hebben om)laugh at vi + prep
  laugh about vi + prep
leiden tot ww+vz (veroorzaken, teweegbrengen)lead to vi + prep
  cause vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  bring about 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]
licht opnemen bw+ww figuurlijk (laconiek zijn)take lightly vtr + adv
  be casual about v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
met veel tamtam aanprijzen overg. uitdr. figuurlijk (veel publiciteit maken voor)make a big thing of something, make a fuss about something v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
mieren onoverg.ww informeel (prutsen, klooien)mess about, tinker about vi+prep
mutsen onoverg.ww slang (prutsen, klooien) (informal)mess about, tinker about vi+prep
nadenken over ww+vz (overdenken)think about vi + prep
  consider vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
niets afweten van overg. uitdr. (niet geïnformeerd zijn over)know nothing about, know nothing of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
niets doen bw+ww (luieren, rondhangen)do nothing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  loaf about, laze about 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."
niets geven om overg. uitdr. (onbelangrijk vinden)not care about adv + vi + prep
  not worry about adv + vi + prep
niets kunnen doen aan overg. uitdr. (niet kunnen verhelpen)not be able to do anything about v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ommekeer nw de (verandering)reversal, turnaround nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  about-turn nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
op het punt staan,
Replace: op het punt staan om
onoverg. uitdr.
(aanstalten maken)be about to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
opgewonden raken over overg. uitdr. (geagiteerd worden van)get excited about vi + adj + prep
opleveren overg. ww (teweegbrengen)produce vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  cause vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  bring about 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]
opscheppen over ww+vz (pochen met, grootspreken )brag about, boast about vi + prep
piekeren over ww+vz (peinzen over, overdenken)worry about vi + prep
  ponder about vi + prep
  mull over vi + prep
tillen onoverg. ww (zich druk maken over)worry about vtr+prep
  feel strongly about v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
iets veroorzaken overg. ww (teweegbrengen)cause vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  bring about 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."
vragen onoverg.ww (informeren)ask vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  ask after, ask about 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]
  inquire vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
waarover bw (betrekkelijk: over wat)about which advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
zaaien overg.ww figuurlijk (veroorzaken, teweegbrengen)cause vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  bring about 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."
  produce vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
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around | about
EngelsNederlands
bandy [sth] around 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." (word, term: use carelessly)te pas en te onpas noemen bw + overg. ww
  rondbazuinen overg. ww
bang around,
also UK: bang about
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."
(move about clumsily) (informeel)klungelen onoverg.ww
 The baby woke up in the middle of the night, crying, because Joe was banging around in the kitchen.
bat [sth] around,
also UK: bat [sth] about
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."
figurative, informal (discuss casually)bepraten, bespreken overg.ww
  (informeel)doorpraten overg.ww
bat around 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." US, informal (travel)reizen onoverg.ww
  (informeel)toeren onoverg.ww
cat around 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." slang (look for sex)losbandige seks hebben frase
  (vulgair!!!)rondneuken onoverg.ww
 Wives don't want their husbands to cat around with other women.
center around [sth] (US),
centre around [sth] (UK)
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]
(be based on, concerned with)draaien om ww+vz
  zich richten op wk.ww+vz
clown around,
also UK: clown about
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."
informal (play the fool, behave in a silly way) (informeel)de clown uithangen onoverg.uitdr.
 One can never take him seriously; he's always clowning around.
come around,
UK: come round
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."
(date, event: occur again) (datum, gebeurtenis)terugkeren onoverg.ww
 Jill always feels sad when the anniversary of her husband's death comes round.
come around,
UK: come round
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."
(visit [sb])langskomen, bezoeken onoverg.ww
 If you come round later, we can do our homework together.
come around,
UK: come round
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."
informal (recover consciousness)weer bijkomen bw + ww
 The patient came round soon after his operation.
come around (US),
come round (UK)
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 (be persuaded) (figuurlijk)bijdraaien onoverg.ww
drop around (US),
drop round (UK)
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."
informal (visit [sb]'s house)langskomen onoverg.ww
  (informeel)langswippen onoverg.ww
drop [sth] around (US),
drop [sth] round (UK)
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."
informal (bring [sth])langsbrengen overg.ww
fart around,
also UK: fart about
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."
vulgar, slang (spend time foolishly) (informeel)lummelen, niksen onoverg.ww
fiddle around,
also UK: fiddle about
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."
informal (waste time doing [sth] trivial) (informeel, figuurlijk)stoeien met ww+vz
  zich bezighouden wk.ww
 He began to fiddle around doing crossword puzzles, but soon noticed his English was improving.
fiddle around with [sth],
also UK: fiddle about with [sth]
vi phrasal + prep
informal (play absent-mindedly with) (informeel)prutsen met ww+vz
 She fiddled around with the things on her desk while I was talking.
fiddle around with [sth],
also UK: fiddle about with [sth]
vi phrasal + prep
informal (alter or adjust unhelpfully) (informeel)rommelen met, klooien met ww+vz
 He loved to fiddle about with old cars, but never actually fixed them up.
fool around 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." informal (act in silly way)gek doen bw + ww
  de clown uithangen frase
 The teacher told Bobby to stop fooling around in class.
fool around 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." informal (not be productive) (informeel)aanrommelen, aanklooien, aankloten onoverg.ww
  lanterfanten, rondhangen onoverg.ww
 The boss doesn't like people fooling around when they should be working.
fool around 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." slang (have casual sex) (slang)rondneuken onoverg.ww
 Helen suspects that her husband has been fooling around.
fool around with [sb] 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] slang (have casual sex) (slang)rondneuken met ww + vz
 He had fooled around with every girl in town before he met Helen.
 Hij neukte in het rond met ieder meisje in de stad voor hij Helen leerde kennen.
fool around with [sb] 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] informal (amuse yourself)spelen met ww + vz
  (informeel)dollen met ww+vz
 Ben spent the afternoon fooling around with his new camera.
f*** around,
UK: f*** about
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."
slang, vulgar, offensive (waste time) (informeel)aankloten, aanrommelen onoverg.ww
  prutsen onoverg.ww
 Stop f***ing about and get on with your homework!
 Stop met aankloten en doe verder met je huiswerk!
f*** around 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." vulgar, offensive, slang (have casual sex) (slang)rondneuken onoverg.ww
 Stan accused his girlfriend of f***ing around.
gather round,
US: gather around
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."
(congregate)samenkomen, verzamelen onoverg.ww
 Gather round everybody! Richard has something to say!
 Verzamelen iedereen! Richard heeft iets te zeggen!
get (a)round to (doing) [sth] 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] (find time)ergens aan toekomen frase
 One of these days, I will get around to making the trip to Paris.
 Een dezer dagen zal ik eraan toekomen om die trip naar Parijs te maken.
go round (US),
go round (UK)
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."
(rotate, revolve)rondgaan, ronddraaien onoverg.ww
 The baby watched the top go round and laughed. Each of the beautifully painted horses became visible as the carousel went round.
go around,
UK: go round
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."
(be shared by all)voldoende zijn bn + koppelww.
 Do you think there'll be enough loaves and fishes to go around?
go around,
also UK: go round
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."
(illness: be transmitted) (ziekte)heersen onoverg.ww
 There's a nasty strain of flu going around.
horse around 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." informal (behave in a silly or frivolous way)stoeien, ravotten onoverg.ww
 While the parents made dinner the kids horsed around at their feet.
 Terwijl de ouders het avondeten maakten, stoeiden de kinderen wat.
hover around,
also UK: hover about
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 (wait nearby)rondhangen onoverg.ww
  zwermen om ww+vz
kid around 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." informal (behave jokingly or playfully) (informeel)dollen onoverg.ww
  stoeien onoverg.ww
 Stop kidding around! Sit down and shut up!
loaf about,
loaf around
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."
UK, informal (sit idly) (informeel)rondhangen, lummelen onoverg.ww
 I can't loaf about, watching television; I have to go to work. The lazy student loafed about instead of doing his homework.
look around 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." (examine surrounding area)rondkijken onoverg.ww
  om zich heen kijken frase
look around 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." (seek [sth] in surrounding area)rondkijken onoverg.ww
look around [sth],
UK: look round [sth]
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]
(examine by moving through)rondkijken onoverg.ww
look around for vtr phrasal 3-part (seek in surrounding area)zoeken naar ww + vz
 I misplaced my keys, so I'll have to look around for them.
lounge around 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." (sit idly)rondhangen onoverg.ww
 We spent the whole weekend lounging around, drinking beer and watching television.
mess around,
also UK: mess about
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."
informal (be frivolous) (informeel)klooien ww + vz
  (informeel)onzin verkopen frase
 Stop messing around and let's discuss this seriously.
mess around,
also UK: mess about
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."
informal (be unproductive) (informeel)aanprutsen, rondscharrelen onoverg.ww
 My husband is messing around in the garage - I've no idea what he's doing in there.
mess around with [sb] 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] slang (tease) (informeel)dollen overg.ww
  plagen overg.ww
 Why are you so upset? We were just messing around with you.
mess around with [sb] 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] slang (treat disrespectfully) (slang)dissen overg.ww
  respectloos behandelen bn+ww
mess around with [sth] 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] slang (tamper) (informeel)knoeien met, rotzooien met ww + vz
 He enjoyed messing around with boats.
mess around with [sth] 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] informal (spoil) (informeel)rommelen met, prutsen met ww + vz
 Your painting is fine now, don't mess around with it any more or you will ruin it.
mess around with [sb] 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] slang (have affair)vreemd gaan bn + ww
monkey around 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." informal (be frivolous or mischievous) (informeel)klooien, prutsen onoverg.ww
  rommelen onoverg.ww
 He monkeyed around with the carburettor for a while, then found the problem in the spark plug.
muck about,
muck around
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."
UK, slang (behave in a frivolous way) (informeel)klieren, klooien, lummelen onoverg.ww
 Stop mucking about and get to work.
order around 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." informal (be bossy towards)commanderen overg.ww
  (informeel)koeioneren overg.ww
 Don't try to order me around; you aren't my boss.
play around 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." informal (experiment)uitproberen overg.ww
 I was just playing around to see if I could get the webcam to work.
play around 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." informal (be frivolous) (informeel)aanklooien, aankloten onoverg.ww
 Quit playing around and get back to work!
play around with [sth] 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] informal (tamper) (informeel)sollen met, knoeien met ww + vz
 Someone has been playing around with the projector and now it doesn't work.
play around with [sth] 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] informal (amuse yourself) (informeel)spelen met, dollen met ww + vz
 The dog was playing around with a stick he'd found on the ground.
rally around 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." (show solidarity)te hulp komen, te hulp snellen overg. uitdr.
 The neighbours rallied around to help Janet while her husband was sick.
rush around,
also UK: rush about
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."
(go about things hurriedly)druk rondrennen onoverg.uitdr.
 James was rushing around, trying to get everything organized for the party.
screw around 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." slang, vulgar (waste time) (informeel)lummelen, rondklooien onoverg.ww
 Norman didn't finish his homework because he was screwing around on his skateboard.
screw around 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." slang, vulgar (be promiscuous)vreemd gaan bn + ww
  (vulgair)rondneuken onoverg.ww
 We were surprised when Bill stopped screwing around and settled down with Sally.
sleep around 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." informal (have casual sex) (informeel)met jan en alleman naar bed gaan frase
  (vulgair)rondneuken onoverg. ww
 I have no more respect for guys who sleep around than for women who do.
slosh around,
also UK: slosh about
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."
(splash through: mud, water)baggeren onoverg.ww
 The children were sloshing around in puddles.
slosh around,
also UK: slosh about
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."
(water: splash about)blubberen onoverg.ww
 I can feel water sloshing around inside my boots.
turn [sth] around 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." figurative (transform, reform) (figuurlijk)het toer omgooien onoverg.uitdr.
 My sister has turned her life around.
wait around,
also UK: wait about
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."
(wait for [sb/sth])wachten onoverg.ww
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around | about
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a millstone around your neck (US),
a millstone round your neck (UK)
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
figurative (burden: mental or emotional) (figuurlijk)Dat ligt als een molensteen op zijn hart, Dat hangt als een molensteen om zijn nek uitdr.
all around advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." US (everywhere)overal bw
beat around the bush,
beat about the bush
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (avoid getting to the point)ergens omheen draaien frase
  (figuurlijk)rond de pot draaien frase
 Stop beating around the bush and give me the real reason!
change [sth] around (US,
change around [sth] (US),
change [sth] round (UK),
change round [sth] (UK)
vtr + adv
(rearrange [sth])verwisselen, omwisselen overg.ww
 You can change around the icons on your computer to make them more convenient. The coach changed the players around to balance out the teams.
dab [sth] around [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (apply by dabbing)zachtjes aanbrengen bw + overg. ww
 Dab the pieces of butter around the top of the pie.
faff,
faff around,
faff about
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK, informal (fuss, bother) (informeel)gedoe nw het, ont.
  drukte, ophef nw de, ont.
faff,
faff around,
faff about
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
UK, informal (waste time)lummelen, lanterfanten onoverg. ww
flail,
flail around,
UK: flail about
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(thrash about)wild zwaaien, wild om zich heen slaan frase
 Chuck flails and kicks in his sleep.
futz,
futz around
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
US, slang (waste time)lummelen, lanterfanten onoverg. ww
get your head around [sth],
get your head round [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
informal (understand)doorkrijgen overg.ww
  snappen, begrijpen overg.ww
 I'm trying to get my head around the subjunctive, but I'm still not sure when to use it.
go around [sth],
UK: round
vi + prep
(encircle, surround)omdoen, omgorden overg.ww
 I had grown so fat that none of my belts would go around my waist.
go around [sth],
UK: round
vi + prep
(change path to avoid hitting [sth])omrijden overg.ww
  omheenrijden overg.ww
 The radio advised of heavy traffic downtown, so we went around the city instead.
have been around v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (be experienced)ervaren bn
 He's been around and knows what to expect.
just around the corner advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." literal (in the next street)net om de hoek bw
just around the corner advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (waiting to happen) (figuurlijk)op de loer, voor de deur bw
 For every "safe" nuclear reactor, there is a disaster just around the corner.
monkeying around nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (silly behaviour) (informeel)klooien, rotzooien nw het, ont.
 The boss ordered me to quit monkeying around and get back to work.
parade [sth/sb] around,
also UK: parade [sth/sb] about
vtr + adv
(display ostentatiously)rondparaderen onoverg.ww
  pronken onoverg.ww
swathe [sth],
swathe [sth] around [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(wind, wrap around)wikkelen overg.ww
 She swathed the long scarf around her neck.
tiptoe around [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (speak tactfully) (figuurlijk)op zijn tenen lopen onoverg.uitdr.
  (figuurlijk)ergens omheen draaien onoverg.uitdr.
 No longer wanting to tiptoe around the topic, his boss came right out and fired him.
turn around,
also UK: turn round
vi + adv
(move to face away)zich omdraaien wk.ww
 If you turn around, you'll see a beautiful sunset.
turn around,
also UK: turn round
vi + adv
(spin, rotate, revolve)draaien rond, draaien om ww + vz
turn around [sth] vi + prep (rotate around [sth])draaien om, draaien rond ww+vz
 The Earth turns around its axis.
up and around adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (recovered from illness) (informeel)weer op de been bw
 Hey! It's great to see you up and around so quickly after your surgery!
walk around vi + adv (stroll about, go about on foot)rondlopen onoverg.ww
 I didn't have a place to go. I was just walking around.
walkaround [sth] vi + prep (stroll outside [sth])ergens omheen lopen onoverg.uitdr.
 You'll have to walk around the mountain to get to the other side.
wave,
wave [sth],
wave [sth] around
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(hold aloft)zwaaien met ww + vz
 Everybody ran when he started waving a gun.
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