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English-Dutch Dictionary: [fig.]

borderline [fig.]
marginaal {adj}
hazy [fig.] [vague]
flauw {adj} [vaag]
sharp [fig.]
gevat {adj}
to delve [fig.]
delven
to fuel sth. [fig.] [a conflict, rage, fears, etc.]
iets aanwakkeren [fig.] [aansporen]
to undermine [fig.] [health]
slopen [gezondheid]
sea [also fig.]
zee {de}geogr.
heart [fig.] [e.g. the heart of the matter]
kern {de} [van een zaak]
limelight [also fig.]
voetlicht {het} [ook fig.]
milestone [also fig.]
mijlpaal {de} [ook fig.]
pigmy [spv.] [dwarf, also fig.]
dwerg {de}
plunge [downward movement] [also fig.]
duik {de} [ook fig.]
probe [Am.] [fig.]
onderzoeking {de}
pygmy [dwarf, also fig.]
dwerg {de}
to go downhill [fig.] [of a person, to become degenerate]
aftakelen [mens]
fig leaf [also fig.]
vijgenblad {het} [ook fig.]bot.
ivory tower [fig.]
ivoren toren {de} [fig.]
other half [fig.] [spouse]
wederhelft {de}
at the edge [fig.]
marginaal {adj}
to overegg the pudding [fig.]
het te gek maken
te hard van stapel lopen [fig.]
to swing the lead [Br.] [sl.] [fig.]
lijntrekken
to tighten one's belt [also fig.]
de buikriem aanhalen
to have a short fuse [fig.]
gauw aangebrand zijnzeg.
to pay through the nose [fig.]
zich blauw betalen [fig.]
to sit heavily on sb.'s stomach [also fig.]
op iemands maag liggen als een baksteen [ook fig.]zeg.
to take sb. for a ride [fig.] [coll.]
iem. besodemieteren [omg.] [NN]
to be able to take a hit [also fig.]
tegen een stootje kunnen [ook fig.]
to be as alike as two peas in a pod [fig.]
als twee druppels water op elkaar lijken [fig.]zeg.
to get some of one's own medicine [fig.]
een koekje van eigen deeg krijgen [fig.]zeg.
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