awkward

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WordReference English-Dutch Dictionary © 2019:

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awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (clumsy)onhandig, klunzig bn
 The boy was so awkward that he kept knocking things over.
awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (troublesome)moeilijk, lastig bn
 My nephew is entering that awkward stage of adolescence.
awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (situation: difficult)ongemakkelijk, moeizaam bn
 I never know what to do in these awkward social situations.
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
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awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (conversation, situation)ongemakkelijk, moeizaam bn
 I had an awkward conversation with my ex-girlfriend.
awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (cumbersome, ill-fitting)ongemakkelijk, oncomfortabel b
 The diving equipment felt awkward when he wore it for the first time.
awkward adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (requiring care, hazardous)lastig bn
  (figuurlijk)netelig bn
 Our attempt to move the heavy sofa led to an awkward trip down the stairs.
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WordReference English-Dutch Dictionary © 2019:

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put [sb] in an awkward position v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (cause [sb] social embarrassment) (figuurlijk)iemand in een lastig parket brengen frase
 Her thoughtless remarks about Janet put us all in an awkward position.
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Collocations: awkward around [women, children, other people], was [put in, faced with] an awkward situation, [sitting, lying] in an awkward position, more...

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