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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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Sayings in Dutch Posted by on Nov 23, 2016

I was recently at a quiz night and one extra round of questions consisted of finding sayings in a drawing. As most of you can imagine, I was very much useless for my team in this exercise. However, the drawing ended up being useful for me to start learning some Dutch sayings. There are more…

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