Dutch English Dictionary

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onhandig in English:

1. clumsy clumsy

You are really clumsy, aren't you!
I'm so clumsy!
Her clumsy handling of the situation only made it worse to say. She was clumsy and uncoordinated as a girl. He gave a clumsy bow.
But just getting started — as clumsy as my initial attempts were — was enough.
A clumsy waiter spilled wine all over her new skirt.
She's basically clumsy so ... I guess she looks up to that sort of thing.
Christopher Columbus's happy meal toy was a limited edition clumsy noob waiter toy that whenever is set to walk, trips and falls on its face.
Her movements were awkward and her gesture clumsy.
That's the third glass you've smashed this week - you're so clumsy!
All the small children are very clumsy since they are just learning to walk.
She always drops everything. She is so clumsy!
A clumsy person moves or handles things in an awkward way. At 13, she was clumsy and shy. a clumsy camera. a clumsy apology
As soon as she entered the shop, the clumsy girl broke a vase.
przykład ze słówkieWhy are you being so clumsy?! You've broken my favourite cup!)m
Clumsy, means ‘physically awkward’ – someone who’s clumsy falls over a lot and drops things.

English word "onhandig"(clumsy) occurs in sets:

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2. awkward

awkward situation
Nobody inside the company was allowed to ask awkward questions but thankfully the journalism of John finally spurred the government regulators into action.
Here's an awkward question for you: do you consider yourself a good liar?
He walked awkwardly across the room, aware that they were watching.
Ah, well I've bandaged it for the meantime but if that's awkward then it's fine to replace it with a plaster when you get home.
You'd have so much more success with women if you'd quit trying to be someone you're not and just let yourself be charmingly awkward.
The Oxford comma is awkward, unnecessary, and cannot be carried over to languages other than English.
This generation of online daters, far more native to the Internet, are a lot less awkward than the first generation.
After an awkward pause, Bill took her by the hand and dragged her upstairs.
When something weird or embarrassing happens, and there's that silence after it. I see that you're awkward. | I'm pretty awkward myself.
something that is awkward is difficult to deal with. If somewhere is awkward to get to, it is difficult to find or involves taking several different sorts of transpoirt
t's an awkward ​corner, so take it ​slowly. Some of the ​questions were ​rather awkward. It was an awkward ​ascent, but we ​reached the ​top ​eventually. [+ to infinitive] My car's ​quite awkward to ​drive.
I felt awkward because they obviously wanted to be alone. His movements were slow and awkward.
This camera’s rather awkward to use. Let’s hope they don’t ask too many awkward questions. He stood in a corner, looking awkward and self-conscious.
Unless Harry’s eyes were deceiving him, Fudge was suddenly looking awkward.

English word "onhandig"(awkward) occurs in sets:

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