Dutch English Dictionary

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gewoon in English:

1. ordinary ordinary


an ordinary day
In hard times like this, no ordinary effort can get our company out of the red.
A special resolution to be proposed at a general meeting may be amended by ordinary resolution.
While long-term credit banks are authorized by law to issue bonds to raise fund, they are not allowed to take deposits the way ordinary banks are.
The doctors say the dying man should have kicked the bucket hours ago, were he an ordinary man, but he is still defying death.
Essentially it's a one-to-one match, but the content of that match is a level so high as to be unthinkable to an ordinary person.
Wise men talk about ideas, intellectuals about facts, and the ordinary man talks about what he eats.
Women who, at first glance, appear to be completely ordinary also don't seem to be in that much of a rush to get married.
To take an express train, we have to get an express ticket in addition to an ordinary ticket.
Having misconceptions of what mathematics is is even more ordinary than not knowing how to spell my name.
“An ordinary common or garden rat like this
ordinary meeting, proceedings
I'm just ordinary person with a normal life - but I'm quite happy.
During the week these men have ordinary jobs and they’re model citizens.
I think that now there is far too much information for an ordinary consumer in Europe. Look, the ordinary Afghan is sick and tired of hearing about microcredit.

English word "gewoon"(ordinary) occurs in sets:

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2. just


He just left.
If you don't want to put on sunscreen, that's your problem. Just don't come complaining to me when you get a sunburn.
Rather than putting off this meeting, why don't we just call it off?
A really perceptive person can figure out a whole situation with just a few clues. That's the kind of person I want you to become.
Being a good conversationalist does not just mean being a good speaker of English.
The question is whether Tom was planning to meet Mary or just met her by chance.
He just naturally avoids everything that is intense, difficult or strenuous.
Just when I was getting the hang of things, I was in a traffic accident and had to stay two months in the hospital.
Tom would often make mistakes purposely just so the teacher would notice him.
Considering all I've eaten all day is just one slice of bread, I'm not really all that hungry.
I don't need to sound like a native speaker, I just want to be able to speak fluently.
I have a hard time seeing the logic of this latest decision of his. He just isn't as sharp as he used to be.
He puts on a show of being impartial and unbiased, but I think he's just a guy with no opinion of his own.
I've been thinking about marriage a lot, and I think we should just do it.
If you raise an eyebrow, it can mean "I want to have sex with you", but also "I find that what you just said is completely idiotic."

English word "gewoon"(just) occurs in sets:

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