Dutch English Dictionary

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alleen in English:

1. alone


Leave me alone!
I had never felt more alone than at that time.
Being left alone, the boy didn't know what to do.
Apparently, Tom had a lot on his mind, so I just left him alone.
You can't rely on medicine alone if you want to get well.
Now it was just Britain alone against Hitler and his allies.
When I was a child, I would spend hours reading alone in my room.
This power station alone provides several cities with electricity.
The fact is that his father lives alone in New York because of work.
There is absolutely no way that I would go on a trip alone.
That girl couldn't take things down in longhand, let alone shorthand.
We cannot tell a good person from a bad one by looks alone.
The opening address alone lasted one hour.
It says in the Bible, "Man shall not live on bread alone."
What would you do if you were hiking alone in the mountains and you got completely lost?

English word "alleen"(alone) occurs in sets:

De populairste Engelse woorden 251 - 300
lernbox 3 SOMEBODY, PLEASE!

2. only


Only time will tell.
When applying to American universities, your TOEFL score is only one factor.
The only trouble I've ever had was dealing with people who didn't like my personality.
It's presumptuous for humans to assume that our task is to do what only God can do.
Only those who risk going too far will know how far one can go.
Although rainforests make up only two percent of the earth's surface, over half the world's wild plant, animal and insect species live there.
Roger Miller's father died when he was only one year old and his mother became sick soon after, so he was sent to live with his uncle in Erick, Oklahoma.
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
She's only two years old, but she can already count to 100.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
The only thing on the table that I normally wouldn't eat is that stuff on the yellow plate.
Questioned about his policies, the candidate gave only vague answers.
Tom's criminal record consists of only two drunken driving citations.
You say I should know him quite well, but as a matter of fact, I was introduced to him only last week.
Plenty of opportunities will present themselves, if only you are awake to them.

English word "alleen"(only) occurs in sets:

Most common Dutch words 51 - 100
Engels, h5, s2 & s5