Dutch English Dictionary

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boog in English:

1. bow bow


The boy gave me a bow.
I’m not sure I like the big velvet bow on this dress.
She wrapped the gift in white tissue paper and put a big red bow on top.
Look, there's a whale breaching off the starboard bow!
to bow your head
Using the rudder and the jib with the wind behind it we backed up, turning the bow to the direction we wanted to go.
The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.
As soon as she entered the room, I rose to my feet and made a deep bow.
“Harry!” said Fred, elbowing Percy out of the way and bowing deeply.
A bow can mean the difference between eating and starving if you find yourself lost in the wilderness.
The audience were still clapping so the actors came back for another bow.
I can remember you throwing me into the bow where the wet coiled lines were.
After all, in some cultures the standard greeting (even between people who don’t know each other well) is a kiss on one or both cheeks; in others, people hug, rub noses, bow, or even stick out their tongues.
But Robin is always a trickster, and a man with a bow in a wood.
He then turned slowly to the old man, bowed deeply and said, Four years ago you insulted my father.