Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

kwaad in English:

1. harm

If any harm comes to her, I will hold you personally responsible.
to harm
Did the accident involve harm to the environment? / 2. I promise you no harm will come to your daughter. / 3. I want your absolute guarantee that no further harm will come to them.
Mr T (19 years old) avoided conviction for murder, but was found guilty of grievous bodily harm for having intentionally caused wounds.
When I can be of no service to the fatherland, I will at least try my best to not do any harm.
You know Grievous Bodily Harm? Just how bad do the injuries have to be before it counts as Grievous?
What harm would it do, if a man told a good strong lie for the sake of the good and for the Christian church … a lie out of necessity, a useful lie, a helpful lie, such lies would not be against God, he would accept them.
Mountain fires are thought of causing little harm with the only damage being the burning of trees and shrubs, but actually there's a hell of a 'hidden character'.
small individual actions could harm the planet itself
Love affair could harm a politician's reputation
harm is the bad effect of an action or damage caused by the action
harmful substance
At first they think they won't come to harm, although no smoker escapes at least the short-term effects.
All right, said the man, "I don't believe this, but there's no harm in wishing. I wish to know who I am."

English word "kwaad"(harm) occurs in sets:

28. Behaviour (5)
40. Animals (1)

2. evil

Evil sometimes wins.
evil spirits
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Come on, son. Quit battling the forces of evil for ten minutes and come to dinner!
Elementary and primary school children don't yet know good from evil or reality from fiction.
With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for good people to do evil - that takes religion.
Knowledge is power, but it is power for evil just as much as for good.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
There are as many vipers hiding in the grass as there is evil lying beneath a beautiful countenance.
There's no good and evil in this world; there's only ignorance, and ignorance, my friend, rules.
The violence and injustice of the rulers of mankind is an ancient evil, for which, I am afraid, the nature human affairs can scarce admit a remedy.
But it is specially evil that the young maiden folk are exceedingly bold of speech and bearing, and curse like troopers, to say nothing of their shameful words and scandalous coarse sayings, which one always hears and learns from another.