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What Is A Dutch Auction? Posted by on Jul 31, 2018

Back with our series on “Dutch”-terms, we are looking at another economic term, like the “Dutch disease” post last time. Today, we will look at the Dutch Auction – what is it about? Let’s find out. Check out other “Dutch”-terms posts here. Auctioning it the Dutch way https://youtu.be/lN-n0_Sf5cE?t=1m24s We have all seen auctions like the…

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How do you get Dutch Disease? Posted by on Jul 12, 2018

In this series of terms in English that contain “Dutch”, we look at the meaning of words and where the Dutch come in. Today, we look at a particular disease – the Dutch disease – and what the Dutch have to do with it. Let’s go! Check out other “Dutch”-terms posts here. Being sick the…

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Let’s Go Dutch! – Going Dutch Posted by on Feb 19, 2018

You’re in a restaurant with friends. The food is great, the music is nice, the waiters are friendly, and you’re having a lot of fun. Suddenly: Hier is de rekening! (Here is the bill!) – who is going to pay? Are you paying for all, or are you going Dutch? Check out other “Dutch”-terms posts here. Let’s Go…

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Spreekwoorden en Uitdrukkingen (Sayings and Expressions) 8 – Time and money! Posted by on Jun 19, 2017

It is Monday! Making money is what you probably do on a maandag (Monday) anyway. But it is also Monday, the international day for mourning the end of the weekend. So, I thought, let’s take the bitter out of that bittersweet feeling, and include time in today’s post. Time and money! Does that go together? Let’s find…

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Spreekwoorden en Uitdrukkingen (Sayings and Expressions) 7 – Wood Posted by on May 22, 2017

A new edition of Spreekwoorden en Uitdrukkingen! There are many different sayings and expressions, and there are plenty concerning hout (wood). Here are two that are used a lot and you will enjoy! Let’s start with the saying. For other sayings and expressions in this series, click here. Van dik hout zaagt men planken From thick wood one…

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