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to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (destination) (richting)naar vz
  (eindpunt)tot vz
 He went to the shop. He went out to dinner.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (toward)naar vz
 He walked to the house.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (upon)op vz
 The painter applied the pigment to the canvas.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (of, belonging to)van, aan vz
 The sash to his cape was red.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in relationship with)met, aan, tegenover vz
 The table was parallel to the floor. He reacted with tenderness to her outburst.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (range, limit)tot vz
 In summer, the temperature ranges from thirty to forty degrees Celsius.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (compared with)tegen, tegenover vz
 Manchester United won the match, four to two.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (ratio)tegen vz
 The proposal was defeated by seven votes to two.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in order to)om vz
 Mo went there to pick up his order.
 
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to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (as far as)tot, tot aan, tot in vz
 He walked to the pier, but no farther.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (on, against)tegen, op vz
 The fighter took a punch to the jaw.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (before, until)voor vz
 I'll arrive at five to six this evening.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in front of)naar, tot aan, tot voor vz
 He walked to the window display and looked.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." formal (regarding, with regard to)in verband met, wat betreft
 To your earlier point, I think we are in agreement.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (intention)ter, ten vz
 Sarah went to the rescue.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (resulting in) (met emotie: tot zijn verbazing, tot mijn schrik etc.)tot vz
 To his horror, the painting was gone.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (into: resulting condition)tot, in vz
 It was broken to pieces.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in respect of)van, aan vz
 The secret to his success is his attention to detail.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (constituting)in vz
 There are a hundred centimetres to a metre.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (desire, toasting) (toast)op vz
 To the happy couple! Hear! Hear!
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in accord with)voor zover vz
 To the best of my knowledge, Spanish is a Romance language.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (time: before) (tijd)voor vz
 It is twenty to three in the afternoon.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (sum, calculations)op vz
 It comes to thirty-three dollars, ninety-four cents.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (limit in condition)tot vz
 He felt cold to the bone after skiing.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (with a purpose of)om vz
 Fiona bought a new book to read.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (addition)aan, bij vz
 The extra charges added salt to the wounds.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (opposition)tegenover vz
  in vergelijking met
 This year's blackberries are inferior to last year's crop.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (position: in relation to)met, aan, tegenover vz
 The wall is parallel to the floor.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in reaction to)op vz
 He reacted with tenderness to her outburst.
to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (verb and object connector)in verband met, wat betreft
 I am speaking generally, in regard to your efforts this week.
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ter vz (samentrekking van "te der" )for preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  by preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
tot vz (tijdsgrens: niet na)until, till preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
richting vz (naar, de kant op van)to, towards preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  in the direction of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Het schip zette koers richting Afrika.
bij vz (toevoeging)to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Hij voegt nu nog wat zout bij de aardappelen.
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aangesproken bn (toegesproken)spoken to, talked to v past p + prep
  addressed v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
aanvaarden,
iets/iemand aanvaarden
overg. ww
(accepteren)accept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  take vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  agree to vtr + prep
actueel bn (recent)current adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  topical adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  up to date adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
alvorens bw (vooraleer)before advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (formal)prior to advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
barst tw (verdorie, loop naar de maan)Drop dead! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  Go to hell! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  (US, dated)Gosh darn it! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
Opmerking: A dated, not too offensive exclamation of irritated surprise.
bedragen onoverg.ww (belopen, kosten)amount, number viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  come to be v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
behoren onoverg.ww (toebehoren)belong to viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
belastingplichtig bn (aan belasting onderworpen)subject to tax, liable to tax adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  taxable, ratable, rateable adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
beluisteren overg.ww (luisteren naar)listen to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
bereiken overg.ww (ergens aankomen)reach vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  arrive at, arrive in vi + prep
  (colloquial)get to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
berekend bn (geschikt voor)meant for adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  designed for adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  up to adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
betreffen overg.ww (aangaan)regard, concern vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  come to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 He knows a lot when it comes to politics.
bewonderen overg.ww (waardering/ontzag uiten)admire vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  look up to vtr phrasal insep + prep
bezoeken overg.ww (een bezoek brengen)visit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  pay a visit to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  attend vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
bijhouden overg.ww (houden bij iets anders)hold up to vtr phrasal sep + prep
bijkomen onoverg.ww (weer bij kennis komen)come to vi + prep
  (UK)come round vi + prep
brillen onoverg. ww vulgair (naar het toilet gaan)go to the toilet v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK)go to the loo v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
daarnaast bw (naast dat)next to it, beside it advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  besides, in addition advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
daartoe bw (voor dit)for that advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  to that advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
dankzij vz (door de tussenkomst van)thanks to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
dermate bw (in die mate)so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  such advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  to such an extent exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
duiden overg.ww (verklaren, uitleggen)point to, point at vtr + prep
  indicate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
dusver bw (tot nu toe)up to now advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  so far advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
eindigen onoverg.ww (ophouden)finish, end, stop viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  come to an end v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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 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.
eraan bw (vastzittend aan het genoemde)on it advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  attached to it advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
ernaar bw (naar het genoemde)to it advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  towards it advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  at it advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
ertoe bw (nadering)to it advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
grenzen onoverg.ww (gelegen zijn tegen)border viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  be adjacent to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  adjoin vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
helpen overg.ww (verzorgen)attend to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
hoeven onoverg.ww (nodig zijn, behoeven)need viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  have to vi + prep
hoever,
hoeverre
bw
(in welke mate)how far exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  to what extent exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
hoogstens bw (ten hoogste, maximaal)at the most advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  up to advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (informal)maximum, max advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
inzake vz (wat betreft, aangaande)regarding, concerning, with regard to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
kennismaken onoverg. ww (ontmoeten)get acquainted vi + adj
  meet vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  get to know v epxr
koopwaardig bn (waard om te kopen)worthy to buy adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  worth buying adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
letten op onoverg. ww (aandacht besteden aan)pay attention to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  take care of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
levenslang bn (veroordeling)lifelong adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (sentenced)to life adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
naargelang vw (naarmate)as conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
solliciteren onoverg.ww (verzoeken om werk)apply viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  apply for 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."
  apply to 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."
tent nw de (afdak)lean-to nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
vermogen overg. ww verouderd (kunnen)can vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  be able to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
wijzen overg.ww (tonen, aanwijzen)show vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  point to 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]
  point out 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."
  indicate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
zakelijk bn (praktisch)practical adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  pragmatical adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  down to earth adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
zien overg.ww (proberen, pogen)see vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  see to 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]
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a monument to [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (example, evidence)voorbeeld nw het
  lichtend voorbeeld bn+nw het
 His last film was a monument to stupidity and bad taste.
a quarter till [sth],
a quarter 'til [sth] (US),
a quarter to [sth],
quarter to [sth] (UK)
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(15 minutes before the hour)kwart voor frase
 I'll meet you at a quarter till one... in the afternoon, of course.
a quarter to phrase (time: fifteen minutes before)kwart voor nw + vz
 it's almost a quarter to five, we're running late.
able to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (can, capable of)in staat om bw + vz
  capabel bn
about to (do [sth]) v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (on the point of)op het punt staan gezegde
 I was just about to step into the bath when the doorbell rang.
 Ik stond net op het punt om het bad in te stappen toen de deurbel ging.
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
acclimate [sb] to [sth] vtr + prep (make accustomed to [sth])acclimatiseren overg. ww
  doen wennen overg.uitdr.
acclimatize to [sth],
also UK: acclimatise to [sth]
vi + prep
figurative (become accustomed to [sth])inburgeren onoverg.ww
  gewend raken onoverg. uitdr.
  (figuurlijk)acclimatiseren overg. ww
 People in the city have been forced to acclimatize to increased security controls.
acclimatize [sb/sth] to [sth],
also UK: acclimatise [sb/sth] to [sth]
vtr + prep
(accustom to [sth])laten wennen aan overg.uitdr.
 If you have cats and you move house you need to keep the cats indoors for at least a few days to acclimatize them to their new home.
acclimatize [sb/sth] to [sth],
also UK: acclimatise [sb/sth] to [sth]
vtr + prep
(accustom to climate)acclimatiseren overg.ww
 When I moved from England to southern Spain, it took me time to acclimatize to the heat.
according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in the opinion of)volgens vz
 According to David, the concert was very good.
according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in the words of)volgens, naar vz
 According to Proudhon, property is theft!
according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in order determined by)op basis van vz
  overeenkomstig vz
 The children lined up according to their height, from shortest to tallest.
according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (as stated in)overeenkomstig vz
  conform vz
 Make the bread according to the recipe.
according to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in proportion to)in overeenstemming met vz
 Salaries are determined according to experience.
accrue to 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] (fall naturally to)toekomen aan overg.ww
acculturate [sb] to [sth],
acculturate [sb] into [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(assimilate: into a culture) (culturele eigenschap)doen overnemen overg. ww
  (aan andere cultuur)aanpassen aan overg. ww
ache to do [sth] vi + prep (yearn or long to)verlangen, smachten onoverg.ww
add fuel to the fire v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (exacerbate the issue)olie op het vuur gieten frase
 Shouting at angry pupils is only likely to add fuel to the fire.
add to 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] (increase, make greater)vergroten, verergeren overg.ww
add up to [sth] vi phrasal + prep (total)komen op, uitkomen op ww + vz
 The opposite sides of a die add up to seven.
add up to [sth] vtr phrasal 3-part figurative (indicate, lead to)inhouden, betekenen overg.ww
be addressed to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (mail: be intended for [sb](brief, post)gericht aan bn + vz
 This letter is addressed to you.
adjourn to [sth] vi + prep (move to another place)zich terugtrekken wk.ww
 The men adjourned to the living room for brandy and cigars
adjure [sb] to do [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (appeal or command: [sb] to do [sth](recht)appelleren overg. ww
  verzoeken overg. ww
  aanmanen overg. ww
affiance [sb] to [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." archaic (betroth)zich verloven wk.ww
  (huwelijksaangifte)in ondertrouw gaan onoverg. uitdr.
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.
agree to 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] (consent or acquiesce to)akkoord gaan, instemmen onoverg.ww
Ambassador to the United Nations nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (international diplomat, national representative)Ambassadeur van de Verenigde Naties nw de
 The agressive stance shown during his term as Ambassador to the United Nations hurt his country.
analogize [sth] to [sth],
also UK: analogise [sth] to [sth]
vtr + prep
(compare)een analogie trekken met overg. uitdr.
  vergelijken met ww+vz
answer to [sb] (for [sth]) vi + prep (justify actions)zich verantwoorden tegenover wk.ww + vz
answer to [sth] vi + prep (name)luisteren naar ww + vz
 His name is Timothy but he answers to Timmy.
answer to [sth] vi + prep (need: meet)beantwoorden aan ww + vz
answer to a problem nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (solution)oplossing van het probleem frase
  oplossing nw de
  (Belg.)antwoord op het probleem frase
 The answer to the problem may be quite simple.
answerable to [sb] adj + prep (has to report to [sb])verantwoording verschuldigd nw de + bn
 She believes she is answerable to God and not to any human authority.
anticipate [sth] to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (expect)verwachten overg.ww
 The doctor anticipated the results of the blood work to arrive on Tuesday, but they were delayed.
apologize to [sb],
also UK: apologise to [sb]
vi + prep
(say sorry to [sb])zich verontschuldigen tegen wk.ww+vz
 I apologized to Brenda for the incident and she forgave me.
apologise to [sb] for [sth],
also UK: apologise to [sb] for [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(say sorry to [sb] for [sth])iemand excuses aanbieden voor uitdr.
 You ought to apologize to Stephen for the way you treated him yesterday.
apologise to [sb] for doing [sth],
also UK: apologise to [sb] for doing [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(say sorry to [sb] for doing [sth])iemand excuses aanbieden voor uitdr.
 Jane apologized to me for calling me a liar.
appeal,
appeal to [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(attract [sb])aantrekken over. ww
  aanspreken over. ww
 That house really appeals to me.
appeal to [sb] vi + prep (be attractive)aantrekken overg.ww
  een aantrekkende werking hebben op onoverg.uitdr.
 It is the film's intense love story that appeals to teenage girls.
appeal to [sb] for [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (ask for help)een beroep doen op overg.uitdr.
 The state governors appealed to the President for help in stopping the riots.
appeal to [sb] to do [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (ask)oproepen tot ww+vz
 The Senator appealed to his fellow legislators to vote for more aid to the poor.
appeal to [sb] vi + prep (ask)vragen, verzoeken overg.ww
 Williams appealed to his father in the hope that he would provide him with a loan.
appertain to [sth] vi + prep (relate, belong)behoren tot ww + vz
  toebehoren aan ww+vz
  betrekking hebben op overg. uitdr.
applique [sth] on [sth],
applique [sth] to [sth],
appliqué
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
French (decorative patch: sew on to [sth])appliqué aanbrengen nw + overg. ww
apprentice [sb] to [sth/sb] vtr + prep (place with employer)in de leer doen onoverg. uitdr.
  stage lopen onoverg. uitdr.
 Several boys in the family were apprenticed to the factory.
be approved to work v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be permitted, qualified to do a job)goedgekeurd om te werken bn
arrange to do [sth] vi + prep (schedule)afspreken met ww+vz
 I haven't seen you in a very long time. We should arrange to do something.
ascribable to [sb/sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (can be credited to)toe te schrijven bw
  toewijsbaar bn
aspire to [sth] vi + prep (strive for [sth])streven naar ww + vz
  ambiëren overg. ww
 Any writer who aspires to greatness should study the classics.
assent to [sth] vi + prep (consent, agree to [sth])toestemmen met, instemmen met onoverg.ww + vz
assign [sth] to [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (task: give to [sb])toewijzen, toekennen overg.ww
 The manager assigned the task of interviewing job candidates to her assistant.
assign,
assign [sth] to [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(give [sb] [sth] to do)toewijzen overg.ww
  opdragen overg.ww
assign,
assign [sb] to do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(give: a task to [sb])toewijzen overg.ww
  opdragen overg.ww
assign,
assign [sth] to [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(give)toekennen, toewijzen overg.ww
attach [sb] to [sth] vtr + prep often passive (military: assign)toevoegen overg.ww
  toewijzen aan ww+vz
 The sergeant attached Rick to a special ops unit.
attach yourself to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (become devoted to [sb](figuurlijk)zich hechten aan wk ww + vz
attached,
be attached to [sb]
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(fond of)gehecht zijn aan, gek zijn op onoverg.ww
 My daughter is very attached to her stuffed bear.
be attracted to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (interested by: an idea, etc.) (interesse)zich aangetrokken voelen tot wk.ww
 I am attracted to medieval European history; I find it absolutely fascinating.
be attracted to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (sexually drawn to: [sb](seksueel)zich aangetrokken voelen tot wk.ww
 I'm attracted to him, but he does not even know my name.
be attracted to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (moved towards by electric or magnetic charge)aangetrokken worden naar onoverg.uitdr.
 The positive and negative points of magnets are always attracted to each other.
attributable to [sth/sb] adj + prep (can be ascribed to) (te wijten (aan iets))toe te schrijven (aan iets) vz + scheidbaar ww (+ vz)
  (aan te rekenen)toerekenbaar adj
 Philip's disruptive behavior is attributable to his parents' divorce.
 Philips storende gedrag is toe te schrijven aan de scheiding van zijn ouders.
attribute [sth] to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (ascribe)toeschrijven aan onoverg.ww + vz
  wijten aan onoverg.ww+vz
 To what do you attribute your early success as a singer?
authorize [sb] to do [sth],
also UK: authorise [sb] to do [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(permit officially to do)autoriseren, toestaan, toelaten overg.ww
 Marla authorized her assistant to file the papers with the city.
averse to [sth] adj + prep (opposed: to [sth])afwijzend bn
  tegen bn
 If you're not averse to waiting, I'll be finished soon.
awaken to 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] literal (experience on waking)gewekt worden door onoverg.ww
 I was awakened to the rude sounds of someone pounding on my door.
awaken to 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] figurative (become enlightened about)zich bewust worden van wk.ww + vz
  zich realiseren wk.ww
 The young maiden was slowly awakened to feelings of her sexuality.
back,
back [sth],
back on to [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(form background of)begrenzen aan achterzijde overg.ww
 The field is backed by a row of trees.
back to back advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." literal (with backs together)met de ruggen tegen elkaar bw
  (Belg.)rug aan rug bw
 Stand back to back so I can see who is taller.
back-to-back adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (consecutive)de één na de ander frase
 The team was able to win back-to-back games for the first time in a month.
be a stumbling block (to [sth]) v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (hinder progress) (figuurlijk)een struikelblok zijn, een hindernis zijn frase
be accountable (to [sb]) vi + adj (justify actions to: [sb])iem verantwoording schuldig zijn frase
be equivalent to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be the same as)hetzelfde zijn als overg.ww.
  neerkomen op ww+vz
  gelijkaardig aan bn+vz
 What you just did is equivalent to stealing.
be equivalent to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (equal, equate to)gelijk zijn aan overg.ww
be faithful to [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (not cheat sexually on)trouw zijn, trouw blijven onoverg. uitdr.
 I will only stay with my boyfriend if he is faithful to me.
be faithful to [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (adhere closely to)trouw zijn aan, trouw blijven aan onoverg. uitdr.
 Try to be faithful to your principles.
bear no resemblance to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be totally unlike)niet lijken op ww + vz
  geen gelijkenis vertonen met frase
 The boy bears no resemblance to his father or his other brother.
bear testament to [sth],
be testament to [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(confirm, be evidence of [sth])getuigen van ww+vz
  het gevolg zijn van onoverg.uitdr.
 The examination results bear testament to everyone's hard work.
beat a path to [sb]'s door v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be keen to meet with [sb](informeel)de deur plat lopen frase
 If you have a good idea, investors will beat a path to your door.
become attached to [sb/sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (grow fond of) (figuurlijk)gehecht raken aan onoverg. uitdr.
  (figuurlijk)zich hechten aan onoverg. uitdr.
 At first I didn't like him, but I've since become really attached to that dog.
beg to differ v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (politely disagree)zo vrij zijn ergens anders over te denken frase
  het er niet mee eens zijn frase
 You may think that poor people bring their problems on themselves, but I beg to differ.
begin to do [sth] vi + prep (start: to do)beginnen met, aanvangen met ww+vz
 The water began to boil in the pan.
behoove [sb] to do [sth],
UK: behove [sb] to do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
US (be right or necessary)betamen overg. ww
  horen, behoren overg. ww
bequeath [sth] to [sb] vtr + prep (property: leave to [sb] in will) (juridisch)legateren aan ww + vz
  nalaten aan ww+vz
bequeath [sth] to [sb] vtr + prep figurative (hand [sth] down)overdragen aan, overmaken aan overg. ww
betroth [sb] to [sb] vtr + prep dated (promise in marriage) (verouderd)iem. verloven aan frase
betrothed to [sb] adj + prep formal, literary (engaged to) (formeel, literair)verloofd met bn+vz
 Mary was betrothed to Robert but still loved Thomas.
bid for [sth],
bid to do [sth]
vi + prep
(offer services)een offerte doen overg.ww
 Three construction companies are bidding for the prestigious contract.
bid,
bid [sb] to do [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(direct, command)zeggen, bevelen overg.ww
 When your mother bids you tidy your room, do so.
bid [sb] farewell,
bid farewell to [sb]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(say goodbye)vaarwel zeggen overg. uitdr.
  afscheid nemen van overg. uitdr.
 Edward's friends bade him farewell as he set out on his journey.
bid [sth] farewell,
bid farewell to [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (lose) (figuurlijk)afscheid nemen van overg. uitdr.
 With that defeat, the team bade farewell to their chances of winning the event.
blind to [sth] adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (oblivious to [sth](figuurlijk)blind bn
 Mina loves Graham so much, she is blind to his faults.
bored to death adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (be weary from lack of stimulation)stierlijk verveeld bn
  (informeel)kapot verveeld bn
 Sitting in class, he was bored to death with the teacher's lecture. You looked bored to death during that play!
bow to [sth] vi + prep figurative (yield)inbinden, toegeven onoverg.ww
 The director bowed to the parents' demands and retracted his new policy.
break the news (to [sb]) v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (announce [sth])het nieuws brengen frase
burn to the ground viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be destroyed by fire)tot de grond toe afbranden frase
 The house burnt to the ground.
burn [sth] to the ground v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (destroy by fire)tot de grond toe doen afbranden frase
 The fire burned the hotel to the ground.
be burned to a crisp,
also UK: be burnt to a crisp
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(be incinerated, blackened)verkoold, zwartgeblakerd bn
 I forgot the toast and it was burned to a crisp.
be burned to a crisp,
also UK: be burnt to a crisp
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative, informal (be badly sunburned) (figuurlijk; zon)verbrand bn
  (figuurlijk)zo rood als een kreeft bw
 After lying on the beach all day, her face was burnt to a crisp.
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