Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

gek in English:

1. crazy crazy

With the heirless king going crazy and royal family poisoned, the general of the army finally had his chance to usurp the throne.
Sometimes it's OK to show crazy emotion.
It seemed so real, but I guess it was just a crazy dream.
Since he's crazy about movies, he watches as many movies as he can.
We've got to break out tonight or I'll go crazy!
You know how crazy they are over their little bundle of joy.
I love cats so much, I can't help it, I'm a crazy cat lover.
This means that houses are starting to sink, roads are breaking up and lamp-posts are leaning at crazy angles.
We are obliged to regard many of our original minds as crazy — at least until we have become as clever as they are.
Why is your hair green? You look crazy!
Justin is strange – I think he’s actually a bit crazy!
He and his grandmother played a few games of Crazy Eights until his mother picked him up.
You're crazy if you think he's on the up-and-up. The only reason you can say that is because you don't know what he's doing behind the scenes.
I think people who do extreme sports are crazy. They could get killed.

English word "gek"(crazy) occurs in sets:

De populairste Engelse woorden 351 - 400
Top 300 adjectives in Dutch 101-150
Most common Dutch words 201 - 250
Study-box 1 English

2. silly silly

Don't be silly!
Even the cleverest students can make silly mistakes.
Ikeda made several silly mistakes, and so he was told off by the department head.
The meeting was going off without a hitch until he threw a wet blanket on it by making silly remarks.
Bob thinks it is a silly idea to call his mother who is so far away, to spend so much, and to say so little.
It may never be known how we silly Anglophones got "baloney" out of "bologna."
His parents' view was that he was wasting his earnings on a silly girl.
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.
If my kid couldn't speak Shanghainese, I’d slap him silly. the man said.
This may be a silly question, but which is stronger - a tiger or a lion?
Sentences bring context to the words. Sentences have personalities. They can be funny, smart, silly, insightful, touching, hurtful.
What a silly question! That was a silly thing to do, wasn’t it? Don’t be silly – it’s only a spider. She makes a fuss about such silly little (= unimportant) things.
It is a silly practice for non-Christians to send chocolates on St. Valentine's Day.
All that's left for me is to drink myself silly with vodka and to get lost in sleep.

English word "gek"(silly) occurs in sets:

VWO 2 Alright English Unit 1.1 EN-NL
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Unit 1, Studybox 1 EN - NL
studybox 1 h1

3. wacky

Children love clowns because their wacky clothes and antics make them laugh.
You're a wacky guy.
Have you heard of that wacky fashion website?
By inference, their inventor is sometimes regarded as a wacky innovator who was perhaps out of touch with reality. But Fuller’s career involved a great deal more than domes.

English word "gek"(wacky) occurs in sets: