Unit English Word n, Dutch Flemish English definition Example Sentence
r No. v, Vlaams
a 2 accent n accent the way in which someone an American accent
pronounces words, influenced by
the country or area they come
from, or their social class
a 7 achieve v bereiken to succeed in doing something to achieve an ambition
good, usually by working hard
a 1 adapt v aanpassen to change your behaviour so that It takes time to adapt to a new
it is suitable for a new situation; to working environment.
change something so that it is
suitable for a different use or
a 4 admire v bewonderen to respect or approve of someone You have to admire him for
or something being so determined.
a 5 adventurer n avonturier someone who does difficult and He was something of an
dangerous things in remote places adventurer, living most of his
a 15 advertise v adverteren to tell people about a product or Companies are not allowed to
service, for example in advertise cigarettes on
newspapers or on television, in television any more.
order to persuade them to buy it
a 4 advertisement n reclame a picture, short film, song, etc a newspaper/television
which tries to persuade people to advertisement
buy a product or service
a 4 advice n advies suggestions about what you think She asked me for advice about
someone should do or how they writing a book.
should do something
a 13 afro n afrokapsel a type of haircut, often worn by Afros were very popular in the
people of African origin 1970s.
a 4 agent n tussenpersoon someone whose job is to deal The company has agents all
with business for someone else; over the world.
someone who tries to find out
secret information, especially
about another country
a 13 agree v het eens zijn to have the same opinion as I agree with you.
someone; to say you will do
something that someone asks you
a 9 agreement n overeenkomst a promise or decision made an international agreement
between two or more people;
when people have the same
opinion as each other
a 10 alarming adj verontrustend making you feel worried or alarming news
a 2 all right, mate? alles goed? a friendly greeting All right mate? How's life?
a 7 alternative n alternatief one of two or more things that you It's a low-fat alternative to butter.
can choose between
a 11 although alhoewel despite the fact that; but She walked home by herself,
although she knew it was
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a 5 ambition n ambitie something you want to achieve in My ambition is to retire at forty.
your life; a strong feeling that you
want to be successful or powerful
a 4 ambitious adj ambitieus wanting to be successful or an ambitious young lawyer
a 11 ambulance n ziekenwagen a vehicle that takes people to I broke my leg, and someone
hospital when they are ill or hurt called an ambulance.
a 14 amused adj vermakelijk showing that you think something an amused smile
a 10 and besides en bovendien used to introduce another point …and besides, he went to the
beach last week.
a 14 anger n woede a strong feeling against someone There was a lot of public anger
who has behaved badly, making at the rise in taxes.
you want to shout at them or hurt
a 15 angle n hoek a space between two lines or an angle of 90°
surfaces that meet at one point,
which you measure in degrees
a 14 angry adj boos having a strong feeling against He's really angry with me for
someone who has behaved badly, upsetting Sophie.
making you want to shout at them
or hurt them
a 7 announce v aankondigen to tell people about something The company has announced
officially or with force or plans to open six new stores.
a 2 anyway in ieder geval used to change the subject of a Anyway, what were we talking
conversation about before?
a 13 apologise for v excuses aanbieden voor say sorry for something I must apologise for my terrible
a 12 apparition n verschijning a ghost I saw a strange apparition when
I was in the old house on the
a 7 appeal n verzoek when a lot of people are asked to The appeal raised over £2
give money, information, or help; million for AIDS research.
to strongly request something,
a 3 apple pie n appeltaart a sweet food made from fruit and My mother makes delicious
pastry apple pie.
a 4 application form n aanvraagformulier a form that you use to officially I want a new job, but I hate
ask for something, for example a filling in application forms.
a 4 apply for a job naar een baan try to get a job by filling in a form I've applied for a job.
a 12 archaeologist n archeoloog someone who studies archaeology Indiana Jones was an
a 3 argue v ruzie maken to speak angrily to someone, Kids, will you stop arguing with
telling them that you disagree with each other?
a 9 army n leger a military force that fights wars on the British Army
a 5 arrive at v aankomen op/bij to get to a place I arrived at the station in time to
catch the train.
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a 5 arrive in v aankomen in to get to a place When he first arrived in New
York, he didn't speak a word of
a 10 arson n brandstichting the crime of intentionally burning A house has burned down –
something, such as a building police think it was arson.
a 6 artificial adj kunstmatig not natural, but made by people an artificial flower/lake
a 6 as soon as zo gauw als at the same time or a very short As soon as I saw her, I knew
time after there was something wrong.
a 13 ask v vragen to say something to someone as Can I ask you a few questions?
a question which you want them
to answer; to say something to
someone because you want them
to give you something
a 5 astronaut n astronaut someone who travels into space Neil Armstrong was the first
astronaut to walk on the moon.
a 14 athletic adj atletisch relating to athletes or to the sport an athletic person
a 5 atmosphere n atmosfeer the feeling which exists in a place a relaxed/tense atmosphere
or situation; the air inside a room
or other place
a 9 attack v aanvallen to use violence to hurt or damage He was attacked and seriously
someone or something injured by a man wearing a
a 3 audience n publiek the people who sit and watch a There were a lot of children in
performance at a theatre, cinema, the audience.
etc; the type of people who watch
a particular TV show, read a
particular book, etc
a 15 audition n auditie when someone does a short Actors have to go to lots of
performance to try to get a job as auditions.
an actor, singer, etc
a 6 author n auteur someone who writes a book, J.K. Rowling is an author of
article, etc children's fiction.
a 7 authority n autoriteit the official power to make a position of authority
decisions or to control other
a 4 autograph n handtekening a famous person's name, written I've got Bono's autograph.
by that person
a 2 avoid v vermijden to stay away from a person, place, He's been avoiding me all week.
a 8 awake adj wakker not sleeping I'm usually awake at 6 o'clock
in the morning.
b 3 background n achtergrond sounds in the background that are background music/noise
not the main sounds you can
hear; a person's education, family,
and experience of life
b 4 badly-paid adj slecht betaald to get a small amount of money People who work in shops are
for working often badly-paid.
b 13 bad-tempered adj slechtgezind to be often angry I don't like bad-tempered
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b 4 banking n bankwezen the business of operating a bank People who work in banking
often earn a lot of money.
b 3 bark v blaffen if a dog barks, it makes loud, The neighbour’s dog was
short sounds barking all night.
b 12 be against (something) v ertegen zijn disagreeing with a plan or activity; Andrew wants to change offices
touching something but I'm against it.
b 12 be off (something) v geen zin hebben in (iets) not to like something you usually I'm not feeling well – I'm off my
b 12 be onto v (iets/iemand) op het to know that someone has done Police think they are onto the
(something/someone) spoor zijn something wrong or illegal criminals who robbed the bank
b 13 beard n baard the hair that grows on a man's Are you growing a beard?
chin (= the bottom of his face)
b 13 beg v bedelen to ask someone for food or Young children were begging
money, because you do not have on the streets.
any; to make a very strong and
b 6 believe it or not geloof het of niet used to say that something is true He even remembered my
although it seems surprising birthday, believe it or not.
b 13 best man n getuige a man who stands next to the My brother was the best man at
man who is getting married at the my wedding.
marriage ceremony and helps him
b 6 between you and me onder ons said to indicate a secret between Between you and me, I think
two people Sarah's in love with Alan!
b 14 bite (someone’s) head v (iemand) afsnauwen to speak very angrily to someone I only said "hello", but she bit
off my head off!
b 13 bless v zegenen to ask God to help or protect The priest blessed their
someone or something, or to marriage.
make it holy
b 12 blessing n zegen something which is lucky or Her father gave them his
makes you happy; approval that blessing to get married.
someone gives to a plan or action
b 6 blind adj blind not able to see She went blind after an
b 5 boarding card n instapkaart a piece of paper you must show to Can I see your boarding card
get on an aircraft please?
b 2 body contact n lichamelijk contact touching another person Rugby is a game with a lot of
b 2 body language n lichaamstaal the way you move your body, that You can often tell what people
shows people what you are feeling are thinking from their body
b 8 boiling adj kokend heet very hot It's boiling in here!
b 1 bond with v het goed kunnen vinden when two things or people I bonded with Fred as soon as
met become close we met.
b 10 boredom n verveling when you are bored I nearly died of boredom.
b 2 borrow v lenen to use something that belongs to Can I borrow a pen please?
someone else and give it back
b 13 bossy adj bazig always telling other people what to Linda is very bossy.
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b 6 brain n hersenen the organ inside your head that brain damage
controls your thoughts, feelings,
b 15 brave adj dapper showing no fear of dangerous or He died after a brave fight
difficult situations against cancer.
b 10 break down v begeven if a machine or vehicle breaks My car broke down on the way
down, it stops working to work.
b 10 break the law de wet overtreden to do something illegal I've never broken the law.
b 2 break up v uitmaken if people break up, they stop He's just broken up with his
having a relationship or stop girlfriend.
b 13 bride n bruid a woman who is getting married the bride and groom
b 3 bridge n brug a structure that is built over a to go across/over a bridge
river, road, etc so that people or
vehicles can go across it
b 13 broad shouldered adj breedgeschouderd with big, wide shoulders Arnold Schwarzenegger is very
b 11 bulldozer n bulldozer a heavy vehicle used to destroy A bulldozer destroyed the old
buildings and make the ground flat house.
b 2 bump into v tegenkomen to meet someone you know when I bumped into an old school
you have not planned to meet friend in town today.
b 10 burglary n inbraak when someone gets into a There is a lot of burglary in our
building illegally and steals things town.
b 12 buried adj begraven under the ground I have some money buried in
b 6 burn v verbranden to destroy something with fire, or I burnt all his letters.
to be destroyed by fire
b 9 burner n Een technish, stÿlvol en a graffiti term meaning a Our school has asked a graffiti
in felle kleuren technical, stylish piece of graffiti, artist to decorate the wall with a
geschilderd graffitiwerk. done in bright colours burner.
b 13 bushy adj dik if hair or a plant is bushy, it has bushy eyebrows
grown very thick
c 12 call off v aflassen to decide that a planned event or The game has been called off
activity will not happen because it because of the weather.
is not possible, useful, or wanted
c 14 calm adj kalm relaxed and not worried, a calm voice/manner
frightened, or excited
c 7 campaign n campagne a series of organised activities or an advertising/election
events intended to achieve a result campaign
c 12 cancel v annuleren to say that an organised event will The meeting has been
not now happen; to stop an order cancelled.
for products or services that you
do not now want
c 4 career n carrière a job that you do for a long period he had a successful career in
of your life and that gives you the marketing.
chance to move to a higher
position and earn more money
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c 8 cave n grot a large hole in the side of a cliff (= Thousands of years ago,
straight, high rock next to the people lived in caves.
sea), mountain, or under the
c 8 celebrity n beroemdheid a famous person My favourite celebrity is Robbie
c 13 centre parting n scheiding in het midden a hair style, where your hair is I don't think centre partings are
divided in the middle very fashionable.
c 13 ceremony n ceremonie a formal event that is performed a wedding/marriage ceremony
on important social or religious
c 4 challenging adj uitdagend difficult to do in a way that tests This has been a challenging
your ability or determination time for us all.
c 5 check in v inchecken to go to the desk at an airport or We have to check in two hours
hotel in order to say that you have before the flight leaves.
c 5 check-in desk n incheckbalie place at an airport where you go You need to get your boarding
to get your boarding pass card from the check-in desk.
c 3 cheer v juichen to shout loudly in order to show The crowd stood up and
your approval or to encourage cheered at the end of the
c 15 circular adj rond shaped like a circle a circular rug
c 13 clean shaven adj gladgeschoren for a man to have no hair on his Most businessmen are clean
c 11 coconut palm n kokospalm a tree on which coconuts grow There are lots of coconut palms
c 12 come across v toevallig vinden to meet someone or discover I came across an old photo of
something by chance my mother when I was cleaning
c 11 come back to it erop terugkomen to return to a situation or problem I won't do that work now – I'll
come back to it later.
c 11 come up v zich voordoen if a problem comes up, it appears The next time the problem
comes up, you will know what
c 11 come up with v verzinnen to think of a plan, an idea, or a We need to come up with a
solution to a problem good scheme to make money.
c 10 commit a crime een misdrijf begaan to break the law I've never committed a crime.
c 2 communicate v communiceren to share information with others We can now communicate
by speaking, writing, moving your instantly with people on the
body, or using other signals other side of the world.
c 10 community n gemeenschap the people living in a particular a rural/small community
area; a group of people with the
same interests, nationality, job, etc
c 10 community service n taakstraf work that someone who has He had to do 3 months
committed a crime does to help community service – but it's
other people instead of going to better than going to prison!
c 15 companion n gezelschap someone who you spend a lot of a travelling companion
time with or go somewhere with
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c 4 company n bedrijf an organisation which sells goods a software/telephone company
c 9 compare v vergelijken to examine the ways in which two The teachers are always
people or things are different or comparing me to my sister.
c 14 compassion n medeleven a feeling of sympathy for people Mother Teresa of Calcutta
who are suffering always showed a lot of
c 5 compete v strijden to take part in a race or She's competing for a place in
competition next year's Olympics.
c 8 complaint n klacht when someone says that I wrote a letter of complaint to
something is wrong or not the supermarket.
c 6 compose v componeren to write a piece of music Mozart composed over 40
c 6 computer chip n computerchip electronic circuits inside a Computer chips are faster than
computer they were 2 years ago.
c 16 concentrate v concentreren to think very carefully about Be quiet – I'm trying to
something you are doing and concentrate.
c 6 conclude v eindigen to end something such as a The concert concluded with a
meeting, speech, or piece of firework display.
writing by doing or saying one last
c 11 confident adj zelfverzekerd certain about your ability to do a confident grin
c 6 consciousness n bewustzijn when someone is awake and can He lost consciousness
think and notice things (=stopped being conscious) for
c 3 considerate adj welgemanierd kind and helpful She is a polite and considerate
c 11 conspiracy theory n samenzweringstheorie an explanation of a mysterious There are many conspiracy
event theories about the murder of
c 1 contemporary adj modern of the present time; modern I prefer contemporary music.
c 8 contestant n deelnemer someone who competes in a I was a contestant in a TV quiz
c 1 continent n continent one of the seven main areas of Asia is the biggest continent.
land on the Earth, such as Asia,
Africa, or Europe
c 4 contract n contract a legal agreement between two David Beckham has signed a
people or organisations, contract to play for Real Madrid.
especially one that involves doing
work for a particular amount of
c 10 convicted adj veroordeeld when a court of law has decided He was convicted of murder,
that someone is guilty of a and sent to prison for life.
c 11 coral reef n koraalrif large underwater mass of plants There is a big coral reef off the
and animals coast of Australia.
c 5 cosmonaut n kosmonaut an astronaut The cosmonauts are from
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c 9 council n gemeenteraad a group of people who are elected Edinburgh City Council
to control a town, city, or area
c 5 courage n moed the ability to deal with dangerous The soldiers fought with great
or difficult situations without being courage.
c 6 crash n ongeluk an accident in which a vehicle hits There was a car crash on the
something; a sudden, loud noise M42 last night.
made when something falls or
breaks; when a computer or
computer system suddenly stops
c 11 crater n krater the round, open part at the top of There are many craters on the
a volcano moon.
c 4 create v creëren to make something happen or The project will create more
exist than 500 jobs.
c 9 creation n creatie something that someone has The museum contains some of
made his best creations.
c 15 creepy adj griezelig strange and frightening He told me a creepy story.
c 9 crew n bemanning; een the people who work together on a crew member
georganiseerde groep a ship, aircraft, or train; a graffiti
graffitikunstenaars term meaning an organised group
of graffiti artists
c 10 criminal n crimineel someone who has committed a A dangerous criminal has
crime escaped from Newcastle prison.
c 7 criticise v bekritiseren to say that something or someone The film was criticised for being
is bad too violent.
c 13 cropped adj gemillimeterd cut short He has cropped hair.
c 14 cross adj boos annoyed or angry Don't be cross with me!
c 2 cross your arms je armen over elkaar to put one of your arms over the She sat down and crossed her
slaan top of the other arms.
c 3 crowd n menigte a large group of people who are A large crowd had gathered to
together in one place wait for the princess.
c 9 cruel adj gemeen extremely unkind, or causing a cruel joke
people or animals to suffer
c 12 cruelty n wreedheid cruel behaviour or a cruel action There are laws to prevent
cruelty to animals.
c 5 cruise n cruise a holiday on a ship, sailing from We went on a cruise around
place to place the Caribbean.
c 5 cruise v cruisen to sail from place to place on We cruised the waters of the
c 1 culture n cultuur the habits, traditions, and beliefs Sarah has a degree in
of a country, society, or group of Japanese culture.
people; music, art, theatre,
c 4 current adj huidig happening or existing now What is your current address?
c 12 curse n vloek magic words which are intended to put a curse on someone
to bring bad luck to someone
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c 5 customs n douane the place where your bags are customs officials
examined when you are going into
a country, to make sure you are
not carrying anything illegal
c 15 cute adj schattig attractive, often refers to She was a very a cute baby.
something small, like a baby
c 4 CV n cv a document which describes your Your CV is very impressive –
qualifications and the jobs you the job is yours!
have done, which you send to an
employer that you want to work for
d 3 damage v beschadigen to harm or break something Many buildings were damaged
in the storm.
d 3 darkness n donker when there is little or no light He stumbled around in the
darkness looking for the light
d 2 deaf adj doof unable to hear Many deaf people learn to lip
d 11 decisive adj beslissend making decisions quickly and You need to be more decisive.
d 13 decorate v versieren to make something look more They decorated the room with
attractive by putting things on it or balloons for her party.
around it; to put paint or paper on
the walls or other surfaces of a
room or building
d 12 decorative adj decoratief making something or someone decorative objects
look more attractive
d 8 degrade v vernederen to treat someone without respect They think the advert degrades
and as if they have no value women.
d 4 degree n diploma a qualification given for I have a degree in Business
completing a university course; a Studies.
unit for measuring temperature
d 4 delicatessen n delicatessewinkel a shop, or a part of a shop which I bought some salami from the
sells cheeses, cooked meats, delicatessen.
d 5 depart (from) v vertrekken (van) to leave a place, especially to The train to Lincoln will depart
start a journey to another place from platform 9.
d 5 departure lounge n vertrekhal place in an airport where you wait We waited for our flight in the
before getting on the aeroplane departure lounge.
d 15 deposit n waarborg a payment that you make They've paid a deposit on a
immediately when you decide to house.
buy something, as proof that you
will really buy it
d 15 deposit v storten to put money into a bank or She deposited £150,000 in a
valuable things into a safe place Swiss bank account.
d 9 depressed adj depressief very unhappy, often for a long time She has been feeling very
depressed since her marriage
d 11 deserted adj verlaten if a place is deserted, it has no a deserted street
people in it
d 13 desire n verlangen a strong feeling that you want There is a strong desire for
something peace among the people.
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d 11 despite ondanks used to say that something I'm still pleased with the house
happened or is true, although despite all the problems we've
something else makes this seem had.
d 12 destiny n lot the things that will happen to At last she feels in control of
someone in the future her own destiny.
d 5 determination n vastberadenheid when someone continues trying to He'll need great determination
do something, although it is very and skill to win this match.
d 13 determined adj vastbesloten wanting to do something very He's determined to win this
much, and not letting anyone stop match.
d 9 detest v een hekel hebben aan to hate someone or something They used to be friends, but
very much now they absolutely detest
d 6 develop v ontwikkelen to grow or change and become The baby develops inside the
more advanced, or to make mother for nine months.
someone or something do this
d 7 developer n ontwikkelaar a person or company that buys My uncle is a property
land and builds houses, factories, developer.
d 7 development n ontwikkeling when someone or something The nurse will do some tests to
grows or changes and becomes check on your child's
more advanced; something new development.
that happens and changes a
d 1 dialect n dialect a form of a language that people He spoke a strange dialect – I
speak in a particular part of a couldn't understand a word!
d 9 difference n verschil the way in which two people or What's the difference between
things are not the same; when an ape and a monkey?
two people or things are not the
d 9 disadvantage n nadeel something which makes a One disadvantage of living in
situation more difficult, or makes the country is the lack of public
you less likely to succeed transport.
d 3 discover v ontdekken to find something; to be the first They came to California hoping
person to find something important to discover gold.
d 12 discovery n ontdekking when someone discovers The discovery of bones in the
something; something or garden was reported in the
someone that is discovered local paper.
d 11 discuss v bespreken to talk about something with Have you discussed this matter
someone and tell each other your with anyone else?
ideas or opinions
d 14 discussion n bespreking when people talk about something They were having a discussion
and tell each other their ideas or about football.
d 6 disease n ziekte an illness caused by an infection heart disease
or by a failure of health and not by
d 9 display v uitstallen to arrange something somewhere There were some family
so that people can see it; to show photographs displayed on his
something electronically such as desk.
on a computer screen
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d 12 disturb v storen to interrupt what someone is Don't disturb him, he needs to
doing by making noise or sleep.
d 7 do (a lot of) good v (heel) goed doen to be of help A holiday will do you good.
d 7 do your best v je best doen to try as hard as possible You should always do your best.
d 13 double chin n onderkin an area of skin hanging under the My dad's a bit fat – he's got a
jaw double chin.
d 12 doubt v betwijfelen to feel uncertain about something I doubt that I'll get the job.
or think that something is not
d 6 download v downloaden to copy computer programs or You can download this software
information electronically, usually free from their website.
from a large computer to a small
d 15 dozen n dozÿn twelve, or a group of twelve There were about a dozen
people at the party.
d 2 drive-thru n drive-in restaurant a place where you buy things I bought a hamburger at the
without leaving your car drive-thru.
d 6 drug n drug an illegal substance that people He started taking/using drugs
take to make them feel happy; a such as heroin and cocaine.
chemical substance used as a
d 15 dwarf n dwerg an imaginary creature like a little Snow White and the Seven
man, in children's stories Dwarves
e 1 earn v verdienen to get money for doing work She earns more than £40,000 a
e 7 effect n effect a change, reaction, or result that We don't know the long-term
is caused by something effects of this drug.
e 6 electronic adj elektronisch Electronic equipment consists of I have an electronic dictionary.
things such as computers,
televisions, and radios
e 15 elf n elf a small person with pointed ears I love the elves in The Lord of
who has magic powers in the Rings .
e 2 emergency service n hulpdienst police, ambulance or fire brigade The emergency services
arrived quickly to the scene of
e 1 emigrate v emigreren to leave your own country to go We're thinking of emigrating to
and live in another one New Zealand.
e 1 emotional adj emotioneel showing strong feelings, or Her father gave an emotional
making people have strong speech at the wedding.
e 2 employee n werknemer someone who is paid to work for a How many employees does the
person or company firm have?
e 4 employer n werkgever a person or company that pays My employer is very good.
people to work for them
e 4 enclose v bijsluiten to send something in the same I enclose a map of the area.
envelope or parcel as something
e 7 endangered adj bedreigd animals or plants which may soon Tigers are one of the world’s
not exist because there are very most endangered animals.
few now alive
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e 9 enjoyment n plezier when you enjoy something She gets a lot of enjoyment
e 8 enormous adj enorm extremely large This living room is enormous.
e 1 entertainment n amusement shows, films, television, or other popular entertainment
performances or activities that
e 6 entire adj volledig whole or complete She spent her entire life caring
for other people.
e 1 environment n omgeving the situation that you live or work We are working in a very
in, and how it influences how you competitive environment.
e 15 epic n heldhaftig a story or film which is very long I watched Gladiator – what an
and contains a lot of action epic film!
e 8 episode n aflevering one programme of a series shown Did you see last week's
on television episode of The X-Files ?
e 5 equipment n benodigdheden the things that are used for a kitchen/office equipment
particular activity or purpose
e 12 eternal adj eeuwig continuing forever, or seeming to eternal youth
e 11 even though ook al although He still smokes, even though
he's got asthma.
e 2 event n gebeurtenis something that happens, Local people have been
especially something important or shocked by recent events in the
e 13 exchange v uitwisselen to give something to someone It's traditional for the two teams
and receive something similar to exchange shirts after the
from them game.
e 5 exhausted adj uitgeput very tired I'm too exhausted to take the
dog for a walk tonight.
e 3 explain v uitleggen to make something clear or easy Can you explain why you did
to understand by giving reasons this?
for it or details about it
e 11 extinct adj uitgestorven if a type of animal is extinct, it The dodo became extinct in
does not now exist 1681.
e 2 eye contact n oogcontact if two people make eye contact, We made eye contact across
they look at each other at the the crowded room.
e 13 eyebrows n wenkbrauwen the thin line of hair that is above She has big eyebrows.
e 13 eyelashes n wimpers one of the short hairs that grow false eyelashes
from the edge of your eyelids
f 3 faithful adj trouw if your husband, wife, or partner is a faithful husband
faithful, they do not have a sexual
relationship with anyone else
f 13 fall in love with v verliefd worden op to start loving someone, who you I fell in love with John.
(someone) (iemand) did not know or did not love before
f 3 fall out with (someone) v ruzie hebben met to argue with someone and stop I fell out with my best friend
(iemand) being friendly with them when she talked about me
behind my back.
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f 4 fame n bekendheid when you are known by many fame and fortune
people because of your
achievements, skills, etc
f 8 fantastic adj fantastisch very good He looks fantastic in that suit.
f 4 fascinating adj fascinerend extremely interesting I found the movie fascinating.
f 3 fast-flowing adj snel stromend when water is moving quickly The river is fast-flowing and
f 12 favour n plezier something that you do to help Could you do me a favour
f 16 feel confident zich zelfverzekerd feel sure that you can do I felt very confident when I went
voelen something for the job interview.
f 16 feel fine zich goed voelen feel well I feel fine.
f 1 feel left out zich buitengesloten fell that other people know I always feel left out because I
voelen something that you do not; feel don't like football.
that other people are having a
good time, and you are not
f 16 feel lonely zich eenzaam voelen feel sad because you are alone Don't feel lonely – I'm here now!
f 16 feel sorry for medelijden hebben met feel sad because someone else is I felt sorry for Fred – he was
unhappy or having a bad time really ill.
f 16 feel strange zich vreemd voelen feel that something is not normal I feel a bit strange – I think I'll
or not right go to bed.
f 16 feel stupid zich stom voelen feel that you are not intelligent I felt really stupid when forgot
f 16 feel the need behoefte hebben aan feel you must do something I don't feel the need to drink
f 16 feel up to (something) (ergens) toe in staat zijn feel that you are able to do I don't feel up to going to the
something party – sorry!
f 8 fictional adj verzonnen existing only in fiction a fictional character
f 4 fill in a form een formulier invullen complete a form by writing on it I had to fill in a form when I
applied for the job.
f 1 find out v uitzoeken to get information about I must find out the train times.
something, or to learn a fact for
the first time
f 7 fingerprint n vingerafdruk the mark made on something by The police found fingerprints all
the pattern of curved lines on the over the murder weapon.
end of someone's finger
f 1 fit in v zich aanpassen aan to feel that you belong to a He doesn't fit in with the other
particular group and are accepted pupils in his class.
f 5 flight n vlucht a journey in an aircraft; when Have you booked your flight
something flies or moves through yet?
f 16 flow n stroom when something such as a liquid the flow of information
moves somewhere in a smooth,
f 11 forbid v verbieden to order someone not to do I forbid you to see that boy
something, or to say that again.
something must not happen
f 1 foreign adj buitenlands belonging to or coming from I really like foreign films.
another country, not your own
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f 13 freckles n sproeten very small, brown spots on your She has lots of freckles on her
skin from the sun face.
f 16 freedom n vrijheid the right to live in the way you religious freedom
want and make your own
decisions; when someone is no
longer a prisoner
f 8 freezing adj ijskoud very cold It's absolutely freezing in here.
f 14 frighten v bang maken to make someone afraid or It frightens me when he drives
nervous so fast.
f 13 fringe n ponyhaar hair that is cut short and straight I have a long fringe.
at the top of someone's face
f 9 frustrated adj gefrustreerd annoyed because things are not I'm very frustrated at/with my
happening in the way that you lack of progress.
want, or in the way that they
f 4 full-time adj voltijd happening or working for the I work full-time.
whole of the working week and
not only part of it
f 7 fund n fonds an amount of money collected, a pension fund
saved, or provided for a purpose
f 14 furious adj woedend extremely angry He's furious at the way he's
f 3 furiously adv woedend in a very angry way "Get out of here!" she shouted
g 9 gang n bende a group of young people who a member of a gang
spend time together, usually
fighting with other groups and
g 6 gene n gen a part of a cell that is passed on Scientists have discovered the
from a parent to a child and that gene responsible for causing
controls particular characteristics this disease.
g 6 genetic adj genetisch relating to genes a rare genetic disorder
g 3 gentleness n zachtaardigheid not violent or aggressive Gentleness is a wonderful thing.
g 5 geomagnetic North n geomagnetische one of the earth’s four North Poles David Hempleman-Adams was
Pole noordpool the first person to walk solo to
the Geomagnetic North Pole.
g 2 gesture n gebaar a movement you make with your He made a rude gesture at the
hand, arm, or head to express crowd.
what you are thinking or feeling
g 2 gesture v gebaren to move your hand, arm, or head He gestured towards the
to express what you are thinking window.
g 10 get (someone) down v (iemand) deprimeren to make someone feel unhappy It really gets me down
g 10 get away with v (iets) kunnen maken to succeed in doing something He shouldn't treat you like that.
(something) bad or wrong without being Don't let him get away with it.
punished or criticised
g 13 get back together v weer samen zijn stop being separated He got back together with his
wife after 2 years apart.
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g 10 get caught v betrapt worden be discovered doing something The burglar got caught as he
wrong was leaving the house.
g 13 get divorced v scheiden to officially stop being married My parents got divorced when I
g 13 get engaged v zich verloven to promise to get married My brother has just got
engaged to his girlfriend.
g 5 get in (the car / a taxi) v (de auto / een taxi) to enter We got in the car.
g 10 get into trouble v in de problemen komen be discovered doing something My brother often gets into
wrong trouble at school.
g 13 get married v trouwen to begin a legal relationship with We got married last year.
someone as their husband or wife
g 5 get on (a plane / train / v op (een vliegtuig / trein / to enter We got on the plane to Brazil.
bus / bike) fiets) stappen
g 3 get on (well) with v het (goed) kunnen to have a good, friendly I get on well with my teachers.
(someone) vinden met (iemand) relationship with someone
g 6 get ready for (school) v zich voorbereiden op prepare to go (to school) I get ready for school at 7:30am.
g 12 ghost n geest the spirit of a dead person which Do you believe in ghosts?
appears to people who are alive
g 4 gig n optreden a performance of pop or rock I went to a great gig last night.
g 2 give a warm smile een vriendelijke smile in a friendly way She gave me a warm smile
glimlach geven when we met.
g 16 give up v stoppen met if you give up a habit such as I gave up smoking two years
smoking or alcohol, you stop ago.
doing it or having it; to stop doing
something before you have
completed it, usually because it is
g 11 go away v weggaan to leave a place; to leave your Go away – I'm busy.
home in order to spend time in a
different place, usually for a
g 6 go into v in detail treden over to describe, discuss, or examine She didn't go into any detail
something in a detailed way about the job.
g 12 go out v uitgaan to leave a place in order to go Are you going out tonight?
somewhere else; if two people go
out together, they have a romantic
relationship with each other
g 13 go out (together) v (met elkaar) samen zijn to have a romantic relationship They'd been going out together
with someone for years before they got
g 2 got to be going ik moet ervandoor something you say when you "… got to be going."
have to leave a place or someone "Me too, bye."
g 9 graffiti n graffiti writing or pictures painted on There's some graffiti on the wall
walls and public places, usually of my school.
g 13 groom n bruidegom a man who is getting married The groom looked happy.
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g 15 guilty adj schuldig having broken a law The jury found her guilty
(=decided that she was guilty of
h 1 half of de helft van one of two equal parts of Rice is eaten by half of the
something; ½ world's population.
h 7 halfway adj/ halverwege at an equal distance between two the halfway point
adv places, or in the middle of a
period of time
h 9 hang out with v tijd doorbrengen met to spend a lot of time in a I hang out with my friends on
(someone) (iemand) particular place or with a particular Sundays.
group of people
h 8 harm n kwaad hurt someone or damage We had a car crash, but there
was no harm done, luckily.
h 14 have a tantrum een driftbui hebben when a small child cries My two-year-old sister had a
uncontrollably for no good reason, tantrum in the supermarket – it
often in a public place was so embarrassing!
h 8 health n gezondheid the condition of your body to be in good/poor health
h 13 highlights n highlights when some of your hair is dyed a Sarah's got new blonde
different colour, usually blonde highlights.
h 9 hip-hop scene n hiphopscene the community of people who There's a great hip-hop scene
make, or are interested in, hip- in New York.
h 12 holy adj heilig very religious or pure a holy man
h 6 homepage n homepage a page in the World Wide Web I've just built a new homepage
for my website.
h 10 honest adj eerlijk sincere and telling the truth If you want my honest opinion, I
think your hair looks awful.
h 9 hook up with v (iemand) ontmoeten meet someone I hooked up with an old friend
(someone) when I visited Glasgow.
h 14 horrified adj geschokt shocked I was horrified when I saw the
h 14 hot-headed adj opvliegend someone who becomes angry Terry is very hot-headed – he's
very easily always getting angry.
h 2 How’s life? Hoe staat het leven? question you ask when you want Hi Harry, how’s life?
to know if someone is well -
similar to "How are you?"
h 11 however echter used when you are about to say He has always been a
something which is surprising successful businessman.
compared with what you have just However, things have not been
said going well for him this year.
h 3 hug v omhelzen to put your arms around someone They hugged and kissed each
and hold them tightly, usually other.
because you love them
h 6 human adj menselijk relating to people or their The accident was caused by
characteristics human error (=a person's
h 8 humiliation n vernedering when someone is extremely She suffered the humiliation of
embarrassed being criticised in public.
h 16 humour n humor the quality of being funny, or His speech was full of humour.
things that are funny
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h 11 hypnotic adj hypnotiserend placing someone in a mental state This music is very hypnotic!
like sleep, in which their thoughts
can be easily influenced
h 11 hypnotise v hypnotiseren to place someone in a mental I hypnotised my friend to help
state like sleep, in which their him give up smoking.
thoughts can be easily influenced
h 11 hypnotist n hypnotiseur someone who hypnotises people I want to be a hypnotist so I can
i 6 I know what you mean Ik weet wat je bedoelt something you say when you "Sarah’s really pretty."
agree with someone "I know what you mean."
i 7 identify v identificeren to recognise someone or The gunman in Wednesday's
something and say or prove who attack has been identified as
or what they are Lee Giggs, an unemployed
i 14 idiot n idioot a stupid person or someone who Like an idiot, I believed him.
is behaving in a stupid way
i 6 if als used to say that something will We'll have the party in the
happen only after something else garden if the weather's good.
happens or is true; used to talk
about something that might
happen or be true
i 11 ignore v negeren to pay no attention to something They just ignored him and
or someone carried on with the game.
i 15 illegal adj illegaal not allowed by law illegal drugs/weapons
i 15 illogical adj onlogisch not based on careful thought It would be illogical for them to
stop at this stage.
i 9 imagination n verbeelding the part of your mind that creates There's nothing out here – it's
ideas or pictures of things that are just your imagination.
not real or that you have not seen
i 13 imaginative adj vindingrijk something which is imaginative is an imaginative use of colour
new or clever and often unusual
i 11 immediate n onmiddellijk happening or done without waiting The government has promised
or very soon after something else; to take immediate action.
important now and needing
i 1 immigrant n immigrant someone who comes to live in a My grandfather was an
different country immigrant to England.
i 1 immigrate v immigreren to come to live in a different My grandparents immigrated to
country England in 1941.
i 1 immigration n immigratie when someone comes to live in a immigration policy
i 6 immortality n onsterfelijkheid when something or someone lives I don't believe in immortality.
i 15 impatient adj ongeduldig wanting something to happen as We were up early, impatient to
soon as possible make a start.
i 16 imply v suggereren to suggest or show something, Are you implying that I'm fat?
without saying it directly
i 15 impolite adj onbeleefd not polite Don't be impolite to your
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i 15 impossible adj onmogelijk if an action or event is impossible, an impossible task
it cannot happen or be done
i 11 in spite of ondanks although something exists or He still smokes, in spite of all
happens the health warnings.
i 14 in that case in dat geval therefore "I'm sorry, we've no pizzas."
"In that case, I’ll have a burger
i 1 increase v verhogen to get bigger or to make Eating fatty food increases the
something bigger in size or risk of heart disease.
i 11 incredible adj ongelofelijk very good, exciting, or large We had an incredible time that
i 13 independent adj onafhankelijk not controlled or ruled by anyone an independent state/company
i 4 industry n industrie all the companies involved in a the entertainment industry
particular type of business
i 15 inexpensive adj goedkoop cheap but of good quality inexpensive children's clothes
i 15 informal adj informeel relaxed and friendly an informal discussion/meeting
i 4 Information n informatietechnologie the study of computers and I'm studying Information
Technology technology Technology at university.
i 11 inhabitant n inwoner someone who lives in a particular a city with 10 million inhabitants
i 3 injure v bezeren to hurt a person, animal, or part of She injured her ankle when she
your body fell.
i 9 inner-city n binnenstad the centre of a city, often the I live in the inner-city. It's
poorer areas exciting, but noisy.
i 12 inscription n inscriptie words that are written or cut in The inscription on the
something gravestone was almost illegible.
i 13 insensitive adj ongevoelig not noticing or not caring about an insensitive remark
other people's feelings
i 7 inspector n inspecteur someone whose job is to check a factory inspector
that things are being done
correctly; a police officer of middle
i 7 install v installeren to put a piece of equipment The school has installed a
somewhere and make it ready to burglar alarm.
use; to put software onto a
i 6 intelligence n intelligentie the ability to learn, understand, She is a child of high
and think about things intelligence.
i 4 intention n intentie something that you want and plan I have no intention of resigning.
i 4 interview n sollicitatiegesprek a meeting in which someone asks I had an interview last week for
you questions to see if you are a job in London.
suitable for a job or course; a
meeting in which someone is
asked questions for a newspaper
article, television show, etc
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i 4 interview v ondervragen to ask someone questions in an Police are interviewing a 43-
interview year-old man in connection with
i 3 introduce v introduceren to tell someone another person's He took me round the room
name the first time that they meet; and introduced me to everyone.
to tell an audience who is going to
speak to them or perform for them
i 1 invade v een invasie uitvoeren to enter a country by force in Portugal was invaded by the
order to take control of it French in 1807.
i 6 invention n uitvinding something that has been A lot of great inventions have
designed or created for the first come from America.
i 5 invest v investeren to give money to a bank, He's invested over a million
business, etc, or buy something, pounds in the city's waterfront
because you hope to get a profit restoration project.
i 6 investigate v onderzoeken to try to discover all the facts He has been questioned by
about something, especially a detectives investigating
crime or accident Jenkins' murder.
i 2 invite v uitnodigen to ask someone to come to a They've invited us to the
social event wedding.
i 15 irregular adj onregelmatig irregular actions or events happen an irregular heartbeat
with a different amount of time
between each one
i 15 irresponsible adj onverantwoordelijk not thinking about the possible an irresponsible attitude
bad results of what you are doing
i 1 It is (un)common for Het is (niet) gebruikelijk it doesn't happen often It's uncommon for English
dat people to get up at 6am.
i 8 item n onderdeel a single thing in a set or on a list It was the last item on the list.
j 14 jogger n jogger someone who runs for exercise There's a jogger in the park.
j 1 join in v meedoen to become involved in an activity We're playing cards. Would you
with other people like to join in?
j 5 journey n reis when you travel from one place to a car/train journey
j 10 joyriding n joyrijden stealing cars and driving them fast Joyriding is a big problem in my
and dangerously town because young people
have nothing to do.
j 1 just over iets meer dan a little bit more There are just over 1 million
people in Manchester.
j 1 just under iets minder dan a little bit less There are just under 8 million
people in London.
k 14 keep your cool het hoofd koel houden stay calm You need to keep your cool –
k 2 kindergarten n kleuterschool in the UK, a school for children My little brother is only 4 – he's
under five still in kindergarten.
k 9 kindness n vriendelijkheid when someone is kind Thanks for all your kindness
k 2 knowledge n kennis information and understanding He will easily find a job with his
that you have in your mind knowledge and skills.
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l 1 (a) lot (of) n veel a large number or amount of There were a lot of people
people or things outside the building.
l 11 landscape n landschap the appearance of an area of The cathedral dominates the
land, especially in the countryside landscape for miles around.
l 14 launch v lanceren/te water laten to send a spacecraft or bomb into to launch a rocket/satellite
the air, or a ship into the water
l 2 lean forward v zich vooroverbuigen move your body towards Lean forward, so you can hear
someone or something me.
l 2 learning disabilities n leerstoornis problems with learning Someone in my class has
l 10 leave school v school verlaten finish studying I left school when I was 18.
l 9 legal adj legaal allowed by law Is it legal to carry a handgun?
l 15 legend n legende an old story or set of stories from the legend of King Arthur
ancient times; a famous person
l 10 lend v uitlenen to give something to someone for She lent me her car for the
a period of time, expecting that weekend.
they will then give it back to you
l 3 let (someone) down v (iemand) teleurstellen to disappoint someone by failing You shouldn't let people down.
to do what you agreed to do
l 6 lifestyle n levensstijl the way you live your life You have a very healthy
l 8 limit n beperking the largest amount of something a time limit
that is possible or allowed
l 11 live life to the full volop van het leven always try to have a good time You should live life to the full.
l 2 long time, no see. lang niet gezien. something you say when you Hi! Long time no see. How are
meet someone who you have not you?
seen for a long time
l 2 look (nervous) v (nerveus) eruitzien to appear nervous You look nervous – what's
l 2 look (someone) up v (iemand) opzoeken to look at a book or computer in I looked up an old friend.
order to find information
l 6 look into v onderzoeken to examine the facts about a They are looking into the
situation causes of the accident.
l 9 look up to (someone) v bewondering hebben to respect and admire someone I look up to my father.
l 2 lose touch with v contact verliezen met to stop communicating with We've lost touch over the years.
someone, usually because they
do not live near you now
l 14 lose your temper je geduld verliezen become angry You lose your temper very
easily – are you stressed?
l 13 love n houden van when you like someone very He's madly in love with (=he
much and have romantic or loves) her.
sexual feelings for them; when
you like a friend or person in your
family very much
l 11 luxurious adj luxueus very comfortable and expensive a luxurious hotel
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m 15 madness n krankzinnig stupid or dangerous behaviour; It would be madness to give up
mental illness your job when you've just
bought a house.
m 7 make a difference een verschil maken change things, usually for the It'll make a big difference if you
better study every day.
m 7 make a mess rommel maken make things untidy Why do you always make a
m 7 make an effort moeite doen try hard Make an effort to do your
homework – it's important!
m 7 make fun of (someone) v (iemand) uitlachen make a joke about someone or Don't make fun of your little
something in an unkind way sister!
m 7 make money geld verdienen earn money by working You've made a lot of money
since you became a Formula 1
m 7 make progress vooruitgang boeken move forward We're not making any progress.
m 7 make room ruimte maken create space Can you make room for one
more person in the car?
m 7 make sense logisch zijn understand something That doesn't make sense!
m 10 make up an excuse een excuus verzinnen think of a reason to explain why I don't want to go to the party –
you did something wrong I'll have to make up an excuse.
m 11 make up your mind een besluit maken decide Make up your mind – are you
coming to cinema or not?
m 5 mast n mast a tall pole on a boat that supports The ship has a 100m mast.
its sails; a tall metal pole that
sends out television, radio or
mobile phone signals
m 9 masterpiece n meesterwerk a painting, book, or film that is Mona Lisa is widely regarded
generally considered to be of as Leonardo da Vinci's
excellent quality masterpiece.
m 12 meaningless adj nietszeggend without any meaning or purpose He produced yet another set of
m 13 medium height n van gemiddelde lengte of average height Fred is medium height – about
m 2 meet up v ontmoeten to meet another person in order to I met up with a few friends
do something together yesterday.
m 6 memory n geheugen your ability to remember; John has an amazing memory
something that you remember for historical facts.
m 3 microphone n microfoon a piece of electrical equipment for Speak into the microphone.
recording or broadcasting sounds,
or for making sounds louder
m 3 mile n mijl a unit for measuring distance, The nearest station is two miles
equal to 1609 metres or 1760 from here.
m 5 minor adj klein not important or serious a minor offence
m 5 miss (the flight) v (de vlucht) missen to arrive too late to get on a bus, I missed the plane, and had to
train, or aircraft wait 6 hours for the next one!
m 12 misunderstand v verkeerd begrijpen to not understand someone or He misunderstood the question
something correctly completely.
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m 9 mixture n mengsel a substance made of other Add milk to the mixture and stir
substances that have been until smooth.
m 13 mole n moedervlek a small, dark mark on the skin He has a mole on his nose.
m 11 monsoon n moesson the season when there is heavy A monsoon has caused terrible
rain in Southern Asia damage in China.
m 11 moon buggy n maanwagentje a small car designed for driving The best way to travel on the
on the moon moon is in a moon buggy.
m 1 more and more steeds meer an increasing number It's becoming more and more
difficult to pass the exam.
m 13 mosque n moskee a building where Muslims say I go to the mosque every Friday.
m 1 most de meeste almost all of a group of people or Most people think he's guilty.
things; a larger amount than
anyone or anything else
m 7 motorway n autosnelweg a long, wide road, usually used by There's a noisy motorway
traffic travelling fast over long outside my house. It’s terrible!
m 13 moustache n snor a line of hair that some men grow He has a huge moustache.
above their mouths
m 14 mugger n overvaller someone who mugs people He was hit over the head by a
mugger who stole his mobile
m 12 mummy n mummie a dead body covered in cloth, an Egyptian mummy
especially from ancient Egypt
m 7 murder n moord the crime of intentionally killing to commit murder
m 15 mythical adj mythisch existing in a myth; imaginary or a mythical character
n 5 nation n natie a country or the people living in a African/Asian nations
n 11 native adj geboorte- your native town or country is the It was a custom in his native
place where you were born; your Algeria.
native language is the first
language you learn
n 2 nice seeing you. leuk je gezien te hebben. something you say when you Goodbye Joe, it was nice
finish seeing someone seeing you.
n 2 nod your head met je hoofd knikken move your head up and down to He nodded his head in
mean "yes" agreement.
n 7 nomadic adj nomadisch nomadic people move from place I'd like to live a nomadic
to place lifestyle.
o 13 offer n aanbod a promise to give something to They decided to offer the job to
o 4 official adj officieel approved by the government or the official language of
someone in authority Singapore
o 16 on and on aan één stuk door not stopping He was talking on and on for
o 8 on holiday op vakantie away from home or work, visiting I'll be away on holiday for 3
a place for pleasure weeks.
o 8 on offer in de aanbieding available for a cheaper price than I bought this computer on offer
usual – it was really cheap!
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o 8 on strike staken when people are not working The workers are all on strike.
because they want more money,
o 8 on the phone aan de telefoon when someone is talking on the She was on the phone for
o 16 on the up and up steeds beter gaan getting better My job is going very well – I'm
on the up and up!
o 8 on time op tijd not early or late I got to school on time.
o 8 on TV op tv in a television programme There's never anything good on
o 2 opportunity n kans a situation in which it is possible a wonderful opportunity
for you to do something, or a
possibility of doing something; the
chance to get a job
o 10 option n optie a choice That's an option you might like
o 13 order v bevelen to give someone an instruction He ordered them to leave.
that they must obey
o 12 ornament n ornament an attractive object that is used as My mother has a beautiful
a decoration in a home or garden ornament from China.
o 10 owe v schuldig zijn to have to pay money back to You still owe me money.
o 8 paranoid adj paranoïde when you have paranoia Stop being so paranoid – no
one's talking about you.
p 6 Parkinson's disease n ziekte van Parkinson a disease that usually affects old My grandfather is very ill with
people, and which causes Parkinson's disease.
problems with the memory and
p 4 part-time adj deeltijd working or studying only for part a part-time job/student
/adv of the day or the week
p 12 pass away v overlijden to die She passed away peacefully in
p 12 passageway n gang a path through a building or ship Walk along the passageway to
get into the garden.
p 5 passport n paspoort an official document, often a small a British passport
book, that you need to enter or
leave a country
p 3 pat v aaien to touch a person or animal with a She stopped to pat the dog.
flat hand in a gentle, friendly way
p 10 pay a fine een boete betalen to pay money because you have I parked the car illegally, and
done something illegal now I have to pay a fine.
p 12 pay off v afbetalen to pay all of the money that you I must pay off my credit card bill!
p 7 peaceful adj vreedzaam without violence; quiet and calm a peaceful protest
p 1 percentage n percentage an amount of something, often The percentage of women who
expressed as a number out of 100 work has risen steadily.
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p 15 performance n opvoering acting, singing, dancing, or I’ve never seen a performance
playing music to entertain people of Shakespeare's Hamlet.
p 5 personality n persoonlijkheid the way you are as a person She's got a lovely, bubbly
p 3 persuade v overhalen to make someone agree to do We managed to persuade him
something by talking to them a lot to come with us.
p 10 pick-pocketing n zakkenrollen the act of stealing things out of Pick-pocketing is one of the
pockets or bags, especially in a oldest and most widespread
crowd crimes in the world.
p 9 piece (masterpiece) n werk (meesterwerk) an amount of something, or a part In the graffiti world, pieces are
of something; a graffiti term actually quite rare.
meaning a painting by a graffiti
artist (short for masterpiece )
p 5 pity n medelijden a feeling of sympathy for someone It's not pity she needs, it's
p 14 plain-looking adj er gewoontjes uitzien not especially attractive Jane is plain-looking, but
everyone likes her.
p 2 plan v plannen to think about and decide what We're just planning our
you are going to do or how you holidays.
are going to do something
p 6 planet n planeet a large, round object in space that Jupiter is the largest planet in
moves around the sun or another our solar system.
p 5 platform n perron the area in a railway station where The train for London,
you get on and off the train Paddington, will depart from
p 13 plump adj mollig quite fat; pleasantly round or full a plump child
p 1 poem n gedicht a piece of writing, especially one love/war poems
that has short lines and uses
words that sound the same
p 1 poet n dichter someone who writes poems I enjoy writing – I want to be a
p 1 politics n politiek ideas and activities relating to how He has little interest in local
a country or area is governed politics.
p 13 ponytail n paardenstaart hair tied at the back of your head I think ponytails look really good
so that it hangs down like a on men.
p 8 popularity n populariteit the quality of being liked by many the increasing popularity of
people organic produce
p 1 population n bevolking all the people living in a particular a 9% rise in the prison
area, or all the people or animals population
of a particular type
p 9 portrait n portret a painting, drawing, or photograph a portrait of the princess
p 9 possibility n mogelijkheid a chance that something may a distinct/real possibility
happen or be true
p 13 powder n poeder a dry substance made of many curry powder
small, loose grains
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p 13 pray v bidden to speak to a god in order to show Let us pray for all the sick
your feelings or to ask for children.
p 1 prefer v de voorkeur geven aan to like someone or something I prefer cats to dogs.
more than another person or thing
p 9 preference n voorkeur when you like something or personal preferences
someone more than another
person or thing
p 9 preparation n voorbereiding the things that you do or the time Did you do much preparation
that you spend preparing for for your interview?
p 8 presenter n presentator someone who introduces a radio I'm a TV presenter – I present a
or television programme quiz show.
p 13 priest n priester someone who performs religious I want to be a priest – I'm very
duties and ceremonies religious.
p 10 prison n gevangenis a place where criminals are kept He's spent most of his life in
as a punishment prison.
p 8 privacy n privacy when you are alone and people I hate sharing a bedroom – I
cannot see or hear what you are never get any privacy.
p 10 probation n voorwaardelijk in a period of time when a criminal to be on probation
vrijheid gesteld must behave well and not commit
any more crimes in order to avoid
being sent to prison
p 8 producer n producent someone who controls how a film, a film/record producer
play, programme, or musical
recording is made
p 12 profession n beroep a type of work that needs special What's your profession?
training or education
p 3 programmer n programmeur someone who writes computer I'm a computer programmer.
programs as a job
p 3 promise v beloven to say that you will certainly do She promised to write to me
something or that something will every week.
p 9 prove v bewijzen to show that something is true They knew who had stolen the
money, but they couldn't prove
p 9 provide v bieden to supply something to someone This booklet provides useful
information about local services.
p 8 psychological adj psychologisch relating to the human mind and psychological problems
p 8 psychologist n psycholoog someone who has studied the My uncle, Sigmund, is a
human mind and feelings psychologist in Vienna.
p 10 punishment n straf when someone is punished He had to stay in his bedroom
as a punishment for fighting.
p 13 purity n zuiverheid the quality of being pure air purity
p 12 pyramid n piramide a shape with a square base and I've always wanted to go to
four triangular sides that meet to Egypt to see the great pyramids.
form a point at the top
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p 4 qualification n kwalificatie what you get when you pass an legal/medical qualifications
exam or a course
q 1 (a) quarter (of) n (een) kwart (van) one of four equal parts of A quarter of the island's
something; ¼ residents speak English.
q 7 quality n kwaliteit how good or bad something is good/high quality
q 14 queue up v in de rij staan to stand in a row in order to wait They're queuing up to get
for something tickets.
q 8 quiz show n quizprogramma a type or TV programme in which I won £50,000 on a quiz show!
people answer questions to try
and win money or prizes
q 13 Qur’an n Koran the holy book of Islam I read the Qur'an every day,
because I am a Muslim.
q 2 raise v verhogen to lift something to a higher I need to raise my chair – it’s
position too low.
r 2 raise your eyebrows je wenkbrauwen move your eyebrows up, to show She raised her eyebrows when
optrekken that you are surprised I told her I was moving to
r 12 reach v bereiken to arrive somewhere; to stretch We won't reach Miami till five or
your arm and hand to touch or six o'clock.
r 9 reaction n reactie something you say, feel, or do What was his reaction to the
because of something that has news?
r 8 reality TV n reality-tv television programmes that show Big Brother is a reality TV show.
real people in real situations
r 8 reasonable adj redelijk fair and showing good judgment It's not reasonable to expect
people to work those hours.
r 6 recognise v herkennen to know someone or something I recognised her from her
because you have seen or picture.
experienced them before
r 4 record n aantekening information that is written on My teacher keeps a record of
paper or stored on computer so my absences.
that it can be used in the future
r 5 recover v herstellen to become healthy or happy again It takes a long time to recover
after an illness, injury, or period of from surgery.
r 8 reflect v reflecteren if a surface reflects heat, light, She could see her face
sound, etc, it sends the light, etc reflected in the car's
back and does not absorb it windscreen.
r 13 refuse v weigeren to say that you will not do or I asked him to leave but he
accept something refused.
r 14 regret v spijt hebben to feel sorry about a situation, If you don't tell her the truth
especially something that you you'll regret it later.
wish you had not done
r 9 relate to (someone) v goed overweg kunnen to understand how someone feels Most teenagers find it hard to
met (iemand) relate to their parents.
r 2 relationship n relatie a connection between two or Scientists have discovered a
more things; a sexual or romantic relationship between sunburn
friendship and skin cancer.
r 9 relaxation n ontspanning the feeling of being relaxed I go fishing for relaxation.
r 15 release v loslaten to stop holding someone or Release the handle.
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r 11 remote adj verafgelegen far away in place or time It was a remote mountain
village with no electricity supply.
r 5 repair v repareren to fix something that is broken or I must get my bike repaired.
r 1 report n rapport a description of an event or a police report
r 1 report v verslaggeven to describe a recent event or Jo Smith reports on recent
situation, especially on television, developments.
radio, or in a newspaper
r 1 representation n representatie the way someone or something is The programme is an accurate
shown representation of country life.
r 6 rescue v redden to save someone from a Fifty passengers had to be
dangerous or unpleasant situation rescued from a sinking ship.
r 6 research n onderzoek when someone studies a subject There has been a lot of
in detail in order to discover new research into language
r 6 research v onderzoeken to study a subject in detail in order He spent several years
to discover new information about researching a rare African
r 4 resign v ontslag nemen to officially tell your employer that She resigned as headteacher.
you are leaving your job
r 11 resort n oord a place where many people go for a ski resort
r 10 responsibility n verantwoordelijkheid something that it is your job or The head of the department
duty to deal with has various additional
r 8 reveal v bekendmaken to show somebody something or It was revealed in this
give someone a piece of morning's papers that the
information that is surprising or couple intend to marry.
that was previously secret
r 6 revise for (exams) v studeren voor to study a subject before you take I can't go out tonight – I have to
(examens) a test revise.
r 4 rewarding adj lonend making you feel satisfied that you Teaching is hard work but it's
have done something well very rewarding.
r 1 rhythmical adj ritmisch regular or characterised by rhythm Their dancing was very
r 8 risk n risico the possibility of something bad There is a risk of heart disease
happening if you continue smoking.
r 13 rosy cheeks blozende wangen a healthy, red-coloured face Tara has rosy cheeks.
r 10 rubbish n vuilnis things that you throw away Our rubbish gets collected on
because you do not want them Thursdays.
r 15 ruined adj verwoest destroyed or spoilt an ancient ruined castle
r 12 runway n start-/landingsbaan a large road that aircraft use to It can take as long as 45
land on or to start flying from minutes to check a runway in
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r 13 sacred adj heilig relating to a religion or considered sacred music
to be holy; too important to be
changed or destroyed
s 5 sailor n zeeman someone who sails ships or boats My uncle is a sailor.
as their job or as a sport
s 4 salary n salaris a fixed amount of money that you My salary is very small!
receive from your employer,
usually every month
s 4 sales assistant n verkoper someone whose job is selling I work as a sales assistant in a
things in a shop department store.
s 11 sand n zand a substance that is found on a grain of sand
beaches and in deserts, which is
made from very small grains of
s 13 say v zeggen to speak words "I'd like to go home" she said.
s 2 say (something) again v (iets) herhalen to repeat yourself Could you say that again? I
didn't hear you.
s 2 say (something) out v (iets) hardop zeggen to increase the volume of your Oh sorry! Did I say that out
loud voice loud?
s 2 say a prayer v bidden to speak to your God I always say a prayer before
s 2 say goodbye v gedag zeggen said when leaving a place or Say goodbye to your friends!
s 2 say sorry v sorry zeggen to apologise Say sorry if you hurt someone.
s 2 say thank you v dankjewel zeggen to show your gratitude in words Say thank you to the nice lady!
s 13 scar n litteken a permanent mark left on the body I've got a scar on my face.
from a cut or other injury
s 9 scheme n regeling a plan or system, often for making an insurance/savings scheme
money in a dishonest way
s 14 score v een doelpunt maken to get points in a game or test He scored just before half-time
to put Liverpool 2–1 ahead.
s 15 scream v schreeuwen to make a loud, high noise with She screamed for help.
your voice, or to shout something
in a loud, high voice because you
are afraid, hurt, or angry
s 10 secondhand adj tweedehands if something is second-hand, second-hand books/clothes
/adv someone else owned or used it
s 7 self-sufficient adj zelfvoorzienend having everything that you need We grow all our food in the
yourself and not needing help garden – we're self-sufficient.
s 13 sensible adj verstandig showing good judgment a sensible decision
s 13 sensitive adj gevoelig able to understand what people I want a man who's kind and
are feeling and deal with them in a sensitive.
way that does not upset them;
easily upset by the things people
say or do
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s 8 series n reeks several things or events of the a series of lectures / television
same type that come one after the programmes
s 1 settle in v gewoon worden to begin to feel relaxed and happy Are you settling in OK?
in a new home or job
s 7 settlement n nederzetting a town or village which people a Jewish settlement
built to live in after arriving from
s 11 shadow n schaduw a dark area made by something The tree had cast (=made) a
that is stopping the light long shadow.
s 7 shave v scheren to cut hair off your face or body I didn't have time to shave this
s 11 shock v schokken to surprise and upset someone Many people were shocked by
the violent scenes in the film.
s 10 shoplifting n winkeldiefstal stealing things from a shop My friend was arrested for
s 9 shyness n verlegenheid when someone finds it difficult to Shyness can make life difficult.
talk to new people
s 16 siesta n middagdutje a short period of rest or sleep in Some people in southern Spain
the afternoon still have a siesta after lunch.
s 2 sign v ondertekenen to write your name on something He signs his letters "Prof.
to show that you wrote/painted, James D. Nelson"; My sister
etc it or to show that you agree to can't hear so we sign.
it; to communicate with someone
who cannot hear using your
s 4 sign a contract een contract tekenen to write your name on an official The band signed a contract
document to show that you agree with Virgin Records.
s 2 sign language n gebarentaal a system of communication using My sister can't hear, so we
hand movements, used by people speak in sign language
who are deaf (=cannot hear)
s 6 similar adj gelijk something which is similar to The two houses are remarkably
something else has many things similar.
the same, although it is not
exactly the same
s 5 single-handed helemaal alleen on your own, without help from He caught the burglars single-
s 2 sit back v gemakkelijk gaan zitten to relax in a chair so that your Just sit back and enjoy the
back is against the back of the show.
s 15 sit for v poseren voor to be a model for an artist or a Elizabeth Siddal sat for many of
photographer and stay in the the Pre-Raphaelite painters.
same position while they paint you
or take photographs of you
s 15 sit out v niet meedoen to not do an activity such as a I think I'll sit out the next dance.
game or dance because you are
tired or have an injury; to wait for
something unpleasant to finish
before you do anything
s 15 sit through v uitzitten to stay until the end of a meeting, We had to sit through two
performance, etc that is very long hours of speeches.
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s 8 sitcom n komische tv-serie a funny television programme that Friends is my favourite sitcom.
is about the same group of people
every week in different situations
s 4 skills n vaardigheid the ability to do an activity or job You need good communication
well, especially because you have skills to be a teacher.
s 11 sleep on it v een nachtje erover to wait until the next morning I'd sleep on it if I were you.
slapen before dealing with a problem
s 13 slim adj slank someone who is slim is thin in an You're very slim! Are you on a
attractive way diet?
s 10 slow down v langzamer gaan to become slower or to make Slow down, Claire, you're
something become slower walking too fast!
s 5 smooth adj glad having a regular surface that has soft, smooth skin
no holes or lumps in it
s 8 soap opera n soap a television programme about the I watch soap operas for 2 hours
lives of a group of people that is every day.
broadcast several times every
s 10 society n maatschappij a large group of people who live in Unemployment is a problem for
the same country or area and society.
have the same laws, traditions,
etc; an organisation for people
who have the same interest or aim
s 4 software n software programs that you use to make a educational software
computer do different things
s 5 solo n solo a piece of music for one person or There's a great guitar solo in
one instrument this song!
s 10 solution n oplossing the answer to a problem There's no easy solution to this
s 11 sort it out v oplossen to solve a problem It will all sort itself out in the
s 4 soul n ziel the part of a person which is not There was a feeling of
their body, which some people restlessness deep in her soul.
believe continues to exist after
s 11 source n bron where something comes from a source of income/information
s 5 spaceship n ruimteschip a vehicle which can travel outside There's a spaceship in the sky!
the Earth and into space,
especially one which is carrying
s 15 special effect n speciaal effect used in films to make amazing The new films has amazing
things look real special effects.
s 8 spectator n toeschouwer someone who watches an event, They won 4–0 in front of over
sport, etc 40,000 cheering spectators.
s 6 speech pattern n manier van praten the way someone speaks He has an interesting speech
s 13 spiky adj stekelig covered with spikes or having that spiky hair
s 5 sponsorship n sponsoring when someone gives money to Football clubs make a lot of
support something money from sponsorship.
s 13 spots n puistjes an unpleasant, small, red mark on He suffered badly with spots as
your skin a teenager.
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s 9 spray v spuiten to force liquid out of a container in She sprayed a little perfume on
many small drops her wrists.
s 9 spray n spray liquid in a container which forces it hair spray
out in small drops
s 3 stand by (someone) v (iemand) bijstaan to continue to support someone She stood by him throughout
when they are in a difficult situation his troubled career.
s 12 start out v beginnen to begin your life or the part of My dad started out as a sales
your life when you work, in a assistant in a shop.
s 1 statistic n statistiek a fact in the form of a number that Statistics show that skin cancer
shows information about is becoming more common.
s 12 statue n standbeeld a model that looks like a person There's a statue of Madonna
or animal, usually made from outside my house.
stone or metal
s 3 stick up for (someone) v het opnemen voor to support someone or something I always stick up for my little
(iemand) when they are being criticised brother.
s 11 stressful adj veeleisend making you stressed a stressful job
s 9 style wars n stijloorlog competition between people who style wars between two fashion
like different fashions; a graffiti designers
competition between two artists to
design the most creative piece
s 9 stylish adj stijlvol fashionable and attractive a stylish, black suit
s 1 suburban adj voorstedelijk relating to a suburb a suburban area/home
s 9 subway n voetgangerstunnel a passage under a road or railway There's a subway under the
for people to walk through main road.
s 4 success n succes something that has a good result His first film was a great
or that is very popular success.
s 13 suggest v voorstellen to express an idea or plan for I suggest that we park the car
someone to consider; to say that here and walk into town.
someone or something is suitable
s 7 suicide n zelfmoord when you intentionally kill yourself He committed suicide after a
long period of depression.
s 3 suitcase n koffer a rectangular case with a handle to pack your suitcase
that you use for carrying clothes
when you are travelling
s 5 sunburn n verbrande huid when your skin becomes painful You've got bad sunburn. You're
and red from being in the sun too all red!
s 5 sunrise n zonsopgang when the sun appears in the I saw the sunrise this morning –
morning and the sky becomes light it was beautiful.
s 3 supper n avondeten a meal that you eat in the evening What are we having for supper?
s 7 supporter n voorstander someone who supports a He is a strong supporter of
particular idea, group, person or Manchester United.
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s 3 surf the Internet op het internet surfen to use a computer to access the I surf the Internet for two hours
World Wide Web every day.
s 5 surface n oppervlak the top or outside part of the Earth's surface
s 15 suspense n spanning the feeling of excitement that you What's your answer then? Don't
have when you are waiting for keep me in suspense.
something to happen
s 13 sweetness n zoetheid the quality of being sweet The air was filled with the
sweetness of roses.
s 13 symbolise v symboliseren to represent something The lighting of the Olympic
torch symbolises peace and
friendship among the nations of
t 9 tag n Een graffiti-uidrukking a graffiti term meaning a graffiti The school wall is covered with
voor een naam of artist’s name or signature tags.
handlekening van een
t 9 tag v taggen a graffiti term meaning to write a It is illegal to tag private
graffiti signature property.
t 3 take a deep breath diep ademhalen to fill your lungs with air Take a deep breath and relax.
t 2 take care uitkijken to give a lot of attention to what The roads are very icy so take
you are doing so that you do not care when you drive home.
have an accident or make a
t 5 take off v opstijgen if an aircraft takes off, it begins to The plane took off.
t 9 talent n talent a natural ability to do something She showed an early talent for
t 12 talk (someone) into v (iemand) overhalen om to persuade someone to do He talked her into committing
(something) (iets) te doen something the crime.
t 11 talk it over v bepraten to discuss a problem Let's talk it over.
t 13 tattoo n tatoeage a design on someone's skin that I've got a tattoo on my arm.
is put on using ink and a needle
t 15 technique n techniek a particular or special way of Scientists have developed a
doing something new technique for taking blood
t 1 teen n tiener teenager Modern teens download a lot of
music from the Internet.
t 11 telescope n telescoop a piece of equipment, in the You can see the moon really
shape of a tube, that makes well with my new telescope.
things which are far away look
bigger or nearer
t 13 tell v vertellen to say something to someone, He told me about his new
usually giving them information school.
t 2 tell (someone) off v (iemand) een standje to speak angrily to someone She told him off for not doing
geven because they have done his homework.
t 2 tell a joke een grap vertellen to say something funny He told me a really funny joke.
t 2 tell a lie een leugen vertellen not to say the truth It's bad to tell a lie.
t 2 tell a secret een geheim vertellen to disclose private information Let me tell you a secret.
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t 2 tell a story een verhaal vertellen to describe a series of events The teacher told the children a
t 3 tell on (someone) v (iemand) verraden to report somebody to the I'm going to the teacher to tell
authorities on you!
t 2 tell the difference het verschil zien to see what is not similar between Can you tell the difference?
t 2 tell the time klok kijken what we do when we look at a I could tell the time when I was
t 2 tell the truth de waarheid vertellen to say what is right You should always tell the truth.
t 1 ten percent (10%) of n tien procent (10%) van 10% 10% of British people live in
t 1 tend to v geneigd zijn what usually happens English people tend to read a
lot of magazines.
t 5 terminal n terminal a building where you can get onto International flights leave from
an aircraft, bus, or ship terminal 3.
t 9 territory n territorium land that is owned or controlled by Spanish territory
a particular country
t 15 terrorise v terroriseren to make someone feel very A gang of young men with
frightened by saying that you will knives have been terrorising
hurt or kill them local people.
t 10 that’s a good point daar heb je gelijk in used to show your agreement with "I don't think we’re going to
someone else have enough money."
"That’s a good point."
t 6 the fact is het feit is phrase used to add emphasis to I can't go with you to the
what follows cinema. The fact is, I haven't
got any money.
t 1 The majority of De meeste most The majority of people in
London use public transport.
t 14 the thing is het probleem is used to introduce a problem I'd love to go out tonight, but
which relates to something that the thing is, I've got to finish my
you have just said report.
t 10 the way I see it als je het mij vraagt something you say before saying The way I see it, you should do
your opinion what I say!
t 14 there’s something I ik wilde even iets zeggen you say this when you want to "There’s something I want to
want to say speak say. Darling, will you marry
t 6 think about v nadenken over (iets) to consider a situation or problem What are you thinking about?
t 11 think it over v erover nadenken to consider a situation or problem You should think it over before
t 7 threat n bedreiging when someone says they will kill a death threat
or hurt you, or cause problems for
you if you do not do what they
t 9 threaten v bedreigen to tell someone that you will kill or He threatened the staff with a
hurt them, or cause problems for gun and demanded money.
them if they do not do what you
t 16 through and through door en door complete, thorough Her mother is Spanish through
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t 9 throw up n een graffiti-uidrukking a graffiti term meaning a The side of the train was
voor een handtekening developed tag (signature) using covered in throw-ups
met twee of meer two or more colours
t 12 tie in with v combineren met when events tie in with each We're trying to tie our holiday in
other, they are closely connected with Simon's lecture tour.
or happen at the same time
t 5 timetable n dienstregeling a list of times when buses, trains, a train timetable
etc arrive and leave
t 8 tiny adj piepklein extremely small a tiny baby
t 13 token n munt/tegoedbon a round piece of metal or plastic You need a token to get out of
that you put in some machines the car park.
instead of money; a piece of
paper that you give someone
which they can exchange for a
book, CD, etc
t 5 touch down v landen when a plane touches down, it After a difficult flight, we
lands touched down in Nepal.
t 5 tour n rondreis a visit to and around a place, a tour of Europe
area, or country
t 7 townspeople n stadsbewoners the inhabitants of a town the townspeople of Cambridge
t 1 traditional adj traditioneel following the customs or ways of traditional Hungarian dress
behaving that have continued in a
group of people or society for a
t 4 trainee n stagiair(e) someone who is learning how to a trainee accountant/teacher
do something, especially a job
t 5 transatlantic adj trans-Atlantisch crossing the Atlantic a transatlantic flight/phone call
t 5 travel v reizen to move from one place to I spent a year travelling around
another; to make a journey Asia.
t 1 trend n trend a general development or change There's a trend towards more
in a situation locally produced television
t 7 tribal adj van een stam relating to a tribe a tribal dance
t 7 tribe n stam a group of people who live Native American tribes
together, usually in areas far away
from cities, and who share the
same culture and language and
still have a traditional way of life
t 5 trimaran n trimaran a ship with three hulls I sailed across the Atlantic in a
t 5 trip n reisje a journey in which you visit a a business trip
place for a short time and come
t 11 tropical adj tropisch from or in the hottest parts of the a tropical climate
t 8 tuition n onderwijs the teaching of one person or of a French tuition
small group of people
t 10 turn (something) down v (iets) afwijzen to refuse an offer or request; to They offer me the job, but I
reduce the level of sound or heat turned it down.
that a machine produces
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t 6 turn into v maken van to change and become someone There are plans to turn his
or something different, or to make latest book into a film.
someone or something do this
t 2 turn up v komen opdagen to arrive; if something that you Fred turned up late again.
have been looking for turns up,
you find it
t 8 TV regulator n tv-criticus the person or organisation The TV regulator said that the
responsible for the quality of TV new quiz show was too violent.
t 8 TV studio n tv-studio a place where TV programmes The new quiz show is made in
are made a TV studio in London.
t 8 twilight zone n schemerzone used to describe a time or place the twilight zone between life
in which things are strange and and death
mysterious, or where things are
kept secret and do not seem to be
part of the real world
t 1 two thirds of tweederde van two out of three parts; 2/3 Two thirds of the Earth is
covered in ocean.
t 15 unafraid adj niet bang not feeling any fear, or anxiety I’m unafraid of flying.
about the possible results of a
u 15 uncomfortable adj oncomfortabel not feeling comfortable and I've eaten so much, I'm really
pleasant, or not making you feel quite uncomfortable.
comfortable and pleasant; slightly
embarrassed, or making you feel
u 11 undo v opendoen to open something that is tied or I took off my hat and undid my
fastened; to get rid of the effects coat.
of something that has been done
u 4 unemployed adj werkloos not having a job I've been unemployed for six
u 11 unfortunate adj ongelukkig unlucky One unfortunate person failed
to see the hole and fell straight
u 15 unhelpful adj onbehulpzaam not improving a situation; not an unhelpful remark
wanting to help someone, in a
way that seems unfriendly
u 8 uniform n uniform a special set of clothes that are a school uniform
worn by people who do a
particular job or people who go to
a particular school
u 6 unless tenzij except if I won't call you unless there are
u 8 unpleasant adj onplezierig not enjoyable or pleasant; rude an unpleasant experience/smell
u 15 unrealistic adj onrealistisch not thinking about what is likely to She has a totally unrealistic
happen or what you can really do view of life.
u 11 unspoiled adj ongerept an unspoiled place is beautiful We stayed on an island with
because it has not been changed clean, unspoiled beaches.
or damaged by people
u 2 unsure adj onzeker not certain or having doubts I'm a bit unsure about what to
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u 6 until tot continuing to happen before a The show will be on until the
particular time or event and then end of the month.
stopping; as far as
u 16 up and about weer op de been to be active I was up and about two days
after breaking my leg.
u 16 up and down op en neer if something or someone moves The children were constantly
up and down, they move running up and down the stairs;
repeatedly in one direction and I’m feeling a bit up and down
then in the opposite direction
u 6 upset adj verdrietig unhappy or worried because They'd had an argument and
something unpleasant has she was still upset about it.
u 3 valley n vallei an area of low land between hills I live in a valley between two
or mountains big mountains.
v 9 vandalise v vernielen to intentionally damage things in Someone has vandalised the
public places bus stop.
v 9 vandalism n vandalisme the crime of intentionally Vandalism is a growing
damaging things in public places problem in our big cities.
v 8 viewer n kijker someone who watches a The new quiz show had 15
television programme million viewers.
v 8 viewing figures n kijkcijfers statistics that show how many The TV programme finished,
people watch TV because the viewing figures
were so bad.
v 6 virtual hostess n virtuele hostess a computer generated hostess Their company has a virtual
hostess who appears on a
screen in the entrance hall.
v 6 visible adj zichtbaar able to be seen The fire was visible from five
v 6 vitamin n vitamine one of a group of natural Oranges are full of vitamin C.
substances in food that you need
to be healthy
v 12 volcanic adj vulkanisch relating to a volcano volcanic ash
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v 8 vote v stemmen to show your choice or opinion in Who did you vote for?
an election or meeting by writing a
cross on an official piece of paper
or putting your hand up
v 15 wardrobe n keerenkast a large cupboard for keeping I keep all my clothes in a big
clothes in wardrobe.
w 1 war-torn adj door de oorlog verwoest damaged by war a war-torn country
w 16 waste time v tijd verspillen to do things of no use I'm always working – I hate to
w 13 wavy adj golvend with slight curves wavy hair
w 13 wealthy adj rijk rich a wealthy businessman/nation
w 4 web designer n webontwerper someone who makes websites I'd like to be a web designer.
w 13 well-built adj goedgebouwd having a large, strong body My brother is very well-built.
He's a rugby player.
w 4 well-paid adj goed betaald earning a lot of money Lawyers are very well-paid.
w 14 what I mean is Wat ik bedoel is said before you explain the last What I mean is, I don't feel
thing you said alone anymore.
w 6 when adv wanneer used to ask at what time When's your birthday?
something happened or will
w 11 whisper v fluisteren to speak extremely quietly so that She whispered something to
other people cannot hear the girl sitting next to her.
w 13 witness n getuige someone who sees an accident or Police are appealing for
crime witnesses to the shooting.
w 3 wonder v zich afvragen to want to know something or to I wonder what he's making for
try to understand the reason for dinner.
w 11 wooden adj houten made of wood a wooden chair
w 2 work out v goed komen if a problem or difficult situation Don't worry – everything will
works out, it gradually becomes work out in the end.
better; to do exercises to make
your body stronger
w 6 worry about v zich zorgen maken over to be anxious or concerned Jenny gets stressed easily –
(something) (iets) she's always worrying about
w 5 worthwhile adj de moeite waard useful and enjoyable, despite It's a difficult course but it's very
needing a lot of effort worthwhile.
w 13 wrinkles n rimpel a small line on your face that you My Grandfather has lots of
get when you grow old; a small wrinkles on his face.
fold in a piece of cloth
w 9 writer n schrijver; graffiti- someone whose job is writing Charles Dickens was a famous
kunstenaar books, stories, articles, etc; a writer.
graffiti term meaning a graffiti artist
y 5 yacht n jacht a large boat with sails used for a luxury yacht
pleasure or in races
y 10 you never know je weet maar nooit used to say that something could You never know – you might
be possible although it does not win the lottery.
ABCDEFGHI English in Mind 3 Wordlist - FLEMISH 37