Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

bereiken in English:

1. reach


I can't reach it.
At a time when women's voices were silenced and their hopes dismissed, she lived to see them stand up and speak out and reach out for the ballot.
At this rate, even independent film will never reach a true understanding of romance and relationships, so to hell with the movies, let's have dinner.
Today, through radio and television, mass advertising can reach millions of people at a time with its messages.
To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it— but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
I have an itch right in the middle of my back and I can't reach it. Arrgghh!
They have affiliates in many countries and are trying to expand their reach. These are not opinions to be debated; these are facts to be dealt with.
The departmental heads, lost in petty argument, could not reach a cohesive decision.
There is no act which Christianity forbids, that the law will not reach: if it were otherwise, Christianity would not be, as it has always been held to be, part of the law of England.
If every user added twenty a day to Tatoeba, it might be possible to reach one million sentences by Christmas.
What Alice, waiting for a reply, was faced with was a sudden howl. It was a resounding noise, sharp as to burst her ear drums, loud as to reach unto the heavens.
Skirts this year reach a few centimeters above the knees.
After John became manager, he told me he would never have expected to reach such a high position.
A math teacher says, "With a calculator, the child can reach the right answer, but have no idea at all how he got there."
From the corridor, you can reach the living room, the kitchen, and the toilet, or you can take the stairs upstairs, where the bedrooms and the bathroom are.

English word "bereiken"(reach) occurs in sets:

De populairste Engelse woorden 951 - 1000
44. Nature and the environment (3)
Engels, h5, s4
Finish Up 91~100 EN-NL

2. achieve


achieve ambitions
Little did I imagine he would achieve a perfect game.
A campaign is underway throughout the company to achieve economy in the use of copying paper.
So long as our relationship is defined by our differences, we will empower those who sow hatred rather than peace, and who promote conflict rather than the cooperation that can help all of our people achieve justice and prosperity.
This type of fit can be achieved by forcing the component into the hole.
What we've already achieved gives us hope for what we can and must achieve tomorrow.
The race developed into a free-for-all but Shinomiya lapped the group and in the final stage steadily piled on points with good timing to achieve victory.
It's the answer that led those who've been told for so long by so many to be cynical and fearful and doubtful about what we can achieve to put their hands on the arc of history and bend it once more toward the hope of a better day.
I thought that if we lined up benches in the garden as well, we could achieve quite a seating capacity.
You can't "get" a great relationship; you can only find someone you love from the heart, and work together with them to achieve a great relationship.
In order to achieve great things, we must live as though we are never going to die.
Accept suffering and achieve atonement through it — that is what you must do.
It is important that a lawyer should leave no stone unturned even on minor points and harp on the same subject to achieve a break through in an impasse.
He started his business at the age of 16 and worked very hard for what he achieved.
To achieve success in life you need a lot of determination and hard work.

English word "bereiken"(achieve) occurs in sets:

Unit 2 studyboxes 1 and 2
voca h5 nl-eng
30. Sports (2)