Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

oude in English:

1. old old


My father is old.
The old cottage had only one bed, so we all took turns sleeping in it.
Old homes, especially traditional Japanese ones, can be damp and unfriendly to modern life.
Since he is old, this task must be difficult for him.
When poverty comes in the door, love flies out the window is a saying as old as it is sad.
Are you seriously thinking about buying that old car?
My twelve year old boy doesn't like to play baseball.
I think it's unlikely that Tom would be interested in buying your old MP3 player.
It's no good making the same old products year after year.
He persuaded his firm to let him go back to his old job.
Blues singer and guitarist Robert Johnson would have been 100 years old on May 8th of 2011 if he hadn't died when he was 27 years old.
According to the old man I met yesterday, cockroaches can be eaten and don't taste all that bad.
Seen from a distance, the big rock looks like an old castle.
In America, you are a minor if you are under 18 years old.
Lots of old people are killed in traffic accidents every year.

English word "oude"(old) occurs in sets:

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2. ancient ancient


In ancient times, plagues killed many people.
ancient monuments
An ancient manor, probably from the time of the templar knights, is the home to our family, and its outbuildings welcome friends and holiday guests all year round.
Although many European researchers have studied ancient Persian literature in the nineteenth century, the new world is not paying attention to our contemporary literature.
The royal navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of our island.
At no period of our ancient history does there appear to have been greater attention paid to the culture of the female mind than during the age of Elizabeth and at no time has there existed a greater number of amiable and respectable women.
In ancient China there were no cats; the cat that we are familiar with today was not imported into China from abroad until much later.
In ancient Rome, the bodyguards who surrounded the wealthy and powerful to protect them when they walked the streets, were called satellites.
Ten million hectares of ancient forest are being cleared or destroyed every year. Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail.
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.
Tom Skeleton, the ancient stage doorkeeper, sat in his battered armchair, listening as the actors came up the stone stairs from their dressing rooms.
The ancient Egyptians buried their kings in pyramids. This is certainly not the case now!
of or in time long past, especially before the end of the Western Roman Empire a.d. 476: ancient history.
To the ancient Yogis, the body was seen as a vehicle for the soul, and this is a useful metaphor in the modern context.

English word "oude"(ancient) occurs in sets:

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