Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

strak in English:

1. tight tight


Sit tight.
A lot of companies are going under lately because banks are so tight with their money.
Hold on tight, otherwise you will fall off.
Bodybuilding is his hobby so he has a very firm tight body with lots of muscle definition.
Insurance companies everywhere are facing hard times and have become even more tight fisted about payouts.
I fastened the box tight with a rope so that it wouldn't break up.
Monetary policy in United States has been characterized by tight credit over the months.
What're you doing? "The household books. Our finances are pretty tight so we have to do things properly."
A tight belt will interfere with circulation of the blood.
Kim is so tight, if you stuck a lump of coal up her ass, in two weeks you'd have a diamond!
Even though Mr Smith was very wealthy, he was a tight wad.
There are going to be 100 people at the meeting. It will be a tight fit.
1) If sth is tight is secure and not easily moved, tense, firm, or that it fits too closely 2) something difficult to deal with’ and ‘that allows little time or space in between things.’// 3) figurative, slang (stingy, miserly) tacaño
A skin site with minimal wrinkling and not covered by tight clothing is recommended.
A sick soul that holds on tight to anger and hate will never heal until it lets go of those demons.

English word "strak"(tight) occurs in sets:

slowka eelleleelele

2. skinny skinny


She was painfully skinny.
He opened his eyes and saw standing over him the skinny pale body of the doctor
It's more polite to say thin than skinny.
That man is skinny, but his wife is fat.
Would you ever go skinny dipping?
You're too skinny, you should eat more.
- It's so skinny. - So are you.
I was terrified when I saw this skinny boy, he said that he didn't eat since Monday!
My sister's skinny and me, I'm chubby.
Nowadays, models tend to be skinny.
a skinny model
He was thin before he went on that diet. Now, he’s skinny.
Some professional models look too skinny in my opinion
She's too skinny and looks quite ill!
The neighborhood has been gentrified. Now it's teeming with pretend hipsters slurping skinny lattes at Starbucks. They gather round coffee and free Wi-Fi like bees round a honeypot.