Vocabulary list Metropolis havo
In this word list you will find many of the words you come across in this unit. They are put together in order of assignment and in sequence of their place in the text. These words may be part of your vocabulary test.
, however outrageous, is complied with because every one dreads his anger.
at a stroke
At a stroke of
the pen all the expensive plans were cancelled.
in een keer
The five-year-old daughter of the architect was allowed to lay the
with his name inscribed.
He thinks that Groningen is the
of the universe.
Street-cleaning is rather a
occupation for an architect, isn't it?
; he can even afford to hire a secretary.
from Dutch into English is full of mistakes: do have some one check it for you.
in plants caused by cosmic rays?
bell gave a loud
' Roll out the
is a well-known song beloved by soldiers.
Wanting to be a good host, he kept
are a real tourist attraction in Amsterdam.
He is so
, rather boring in fact.
The terrorist was
After she had left the room her perfume still
on the air.
in outer space causes a grave danger for astronauts.
At night the grizzly bears came into the camp to
naar voedsel zoeken
Thousands of people
to the call of the political leader to march in a demonstration for peace.
The girl gave him a
died after receiving the last
of the church.
Every year there is a huge
held in the marketplace around Christmas.
She has this marvellous recipe for
, but I still don't like the taste.
The circus provided quite a
Dashed hopes of a London junkie
I am so proud of that
I use in my garden path.
It is rather
in the sitting room, let me light a fire.
a new programme for collecting money for Gambia.
I spend every Saturday
the bookshops for interesting books on trees.
Where are you going to get the
for these ambitious plans of yours?
That is an
price for such a tumble-down house.
was reduced to
having spent all his inheritance on drink and women.
I managed to get the last
on the ship going to America.
hanging around the station look rather frightening to the passers-by.
I always have a long
on Sunday morning and then read my newspapers in peace.
to the hospital by her doctor
He is my
, my General Practitioner as we call it in England.
angrily that he was not going to do his homework.
because of the cold wind.
with joy when he finally asked her to marry him.
You need to clean your windows, they are quite
because of this polluting rain.
The old castle was terribly
, but very romantic nonetheless.
He retrieved the ball from the pond for the little boy.
If you get an e-mail from an unknown person saying: 'Please open the
file', you had better be careful not to get a virus in your computer.
are a lot of work if you want to keep them looking tidy.
of the big day he could not sleep a wink.
This is a
to her entreaties and let her go to the all-night party after all.
It’s a mall world after all
looks like a comfortable
over there in front of the fire-place.
euros are becoming quite a problem for shopkeepers.
At the festival the music
from the loudspeakers.
We will need a new
now that we have twins.
by hay-fever every spring.
het leven zuur maken
around most of the towns in the western part of The Netherlands is beginning to look like those horrible cities in America.
naar alle kanten uitgroeiende voorsteden
is a business arrangement in which two or more parties undertake a specific economic activity together.
I feel like an
having to live up here far from Amsterdam.
In winter strawberries are
Because of the heat many people were
on ice-cream to cool off a little.
to account for
the sale of 600 copies of my new book, fortunately.
voor zijn rekening nemen
world wide use of all these
goods has a horrifying effect on our environment.
Most of the
in this part of town are going bankrupt now that everyone prefers buying goods in bulk.
There is a
competition going on among the supermarkets at the moment.
of hospital meals makes everything taste the same.
Because of the accident on the main road even all the secondary roads suffered from traffic
Meeting the Mob
to cram together
All the children were
in the air-raid shelter.
bij elkaar proppen
If you want to make a film the first thing you need to do is make a
to find the proper actors for the parts.
oproep voor acteurs
I hadn't realised he was trying to catch up with me until I heard him
out to me to wait.
The people who couldn't get a ticket to the football match became quite
the photographs beautifully on a red cardboard background.
That actor always plays the part of a
in those gangster films.
a whip to make the horse go faster.
case is completely
, the lawyer said.
Parents are no longer allowed to
their children in Britain.
His arguments were so convincing that he completely
in het nauw drijven
The ship on which Captain Cook discovered Australia was called The
The treasurer of the committee stole the
of his committee to buy an expensive car and run off to Spain.
During the First World War the German and the French
were only a couple of hundred meters apart from each other.
The police tried to track the
out on the moor with dogs.
The king was
by an anarchist.
When I am
I am never going to stop reading all day.
Let's stick to discussing the
in this meeting
Poor eyesight will
you from military service.
The four planes each made two
He invented this funny
for catching flies.
I would like to become a
and be my own man.
to give chase
when they saw the pick-pocket taking a purse from that poor woman.
This is a
alley, no use going through here, then.
In old towns you often find quite a few picturesque
was taken away by the detective and put into a car.
Modern architects try to avoid building
in the streets to prevent homeless people from trying to find shelter there.
have a very thin skin and
easily when bumping into things.
blauwe plekken bezorgen
He was in prison for six months on a charge of
and causing grievous bodily harm.
Everybody has the right to
a criminal, but I wouldn't advise you to do so.
to shout abuse
I find people who
at you for just a minor traffic violation so vulgar.
Please put a
round the book to avoid getting it wet in the rain.
you know how old she is.
the jungle to find the enemy.
English policemen do not appreciate being called a
The policeman on the
gives most civilians a feeling of safety.
Gosh, you had better clean up your room before your mother comes home from her holiday – the place looks like a
This is where I
my collection of gold coins: I'm sure nobody will ever find them here.
The detective decided to
the thief the minute he had put the stolen goods in his car.
The children playing near the river were kept under close
by their teachers.
staggered round the room when trying to walk independently for the first time.
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