Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

glad in English:

1. slippery slippery


The roads are slippery.
The slippery snake slithered right out of his hand.
Driving on a slippery road can lead to a car wreck.
The politician is as slippery as an eel!
Caution, slippery floor.
He took her arm because the pavement was still slippery.
Jim is a slippery man. Do not trust him.
slippery pavements
The floor was so slippery that he fell and broke his arm.
In places the path can be wet and slippery.
The pavement's very slippery. You might fall over.
When it rains, slippery surfaces pose a particular threat to the elderly who could easily slip and injure themselves.
I have just broken my leg on this slippery street.
The tennis court was very slippery after the rain.
the fish was slippery to the touch

English word "glad"(slippery) occurs in sets:

Engels A2 hoofdstuk 5 les 4

2. smooth smooth


The last to leave was a tall man, with a pale face and smooth, black hair.
You should smooth the door before painting it. My skin is so smooth after using this cream.
go smoothly
The car's improved suspension gives a much smoother ride thanearlier models.
I didn't envision him as a Klingon speaker; his forehead was too smooth.
Your presentation was so smooth and fluent - what can I say?
The mountains, too, at a distance appear airy masses and smooth, but seen near at hand, they are rough.
This is a smooth wine, which goes down easy.
Then it draws more silky lines across these spokes, leaving a smooth, non-sticky patch in the middle of the web.
It certainly feels smooth when you run the shaver over your skin.
I've had my hair removed permanently, so my skin is smooth.
The unusual style of the original isn’t served by the rather smooth translation.
smooth descent or gentle rise from its discreet hiding place in the ceiling or the floor.
A smooth surface of road, water...
gładki jak smoothy soczek