Dutch English Dictionary

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1. reject reject


I'm going to ask Leslie on a date. I hope she doesn't reject me.
I am afraid it is a reject.
reject the proposal
She feels rejected by her partners. Yale rejected his application.
Do you reject Satan and all his empty promises?
Coin-operated machines in England reject euros.
The appeal was rejected by the court.; Coin-operated machines in England reject euros; The committee will decide whether to accept or reject the offer.
I don't intend to flatly reject suicide, but I really wish parents would not make their children join in with them.
Because we reject the same thing that people of all faiths reject: the killing of innocent men, women, and children. And it is my first duty as President to protect the American people.
Reject all its lies and vulgarity.
They are part of a subculture that rejects everything mainstream in favour of expressing their own uniqueness.
If the application is rejected, the employee shall have the right to apply to a labour court for an amendment of the certificate of employment within seven days of the date of being informed about the refusal to amend the certificate.
The manager rejected our request for a new fridge in the staff kitchen.
I applied for a job as a mechanic in a local garage, but I was rejected
I sent my documents for an interview at Roche but they rejected my CV

2. decline decline


An increase in customer complaints could signal a decline in business.
Trading was slow today after yesterday's market decline.
terminal decline
It is foreseen that, due to the decline in grain production, China will quickly become a world leading grain importing country, overtaking Japan.
Briefly stated, Hobsbawm's thesis is that the history of the twentieth century is that of the decline of civilization.
If we continue like this, it's as clear as day that the Japan of five years on will be in decline.
The choice is between a higher degree of integration, not just coordination, and decline.
The company reported a small decline in its profits. An increase in cars has resulted in the decline of public transport.
In 2009, I received a total of 2 392 such complaints, a 6% decline compared to 2008.
National crime stats decline, including the murder rate. Your payment method was declined
America's railroads declined because the automobile dominated American life
My employer at first declined my job application, but then found some good sides about me
The decline in energy self-sufficiency is a serious challenge for the EU.
In 2003, two major causes of death in Americans declined.
It's possible that we will have to face the economic decline next year. Our profits declined sharply due to unstable market.