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en zelfs met de vingers in de neus

English translation: could do it with his eyes closed

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Dutch term or phrase:en zelfs met de vingers in de neus
English translation:could do it with his eyes closed
Entered by: R. James
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21:20 Nov 7, 2003
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Dutch term or phrase: en zelfs met de vingers in de neus
en zelfs met de vingers in de neus leverde dat een goed.

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R. James
United States
Local time: 07:56
it means....
Explanation:
that this is usually said when somebody has an ability to do something with a lot of ease, i.e. is so talented that he can do this with his fingers up his nose

In French it's the same, 'les doigts dans le nez'
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Elisabeth Toda-v.Galen
France
Local time: 13:56
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Fantastic, that makes pefect sense here. Thanks again Elisabeth!
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it means....


Explanation:
that this is usually said when somebody has an ability to do something with a lot of ease, i.e. is so talented that he can do this with his fingers up his nose

In French it's the same, 'les doigts dans le nez'

Elisabeth Toda-v.Galen
France
Local time: 13:56
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 75
Grading comment
Fantastic, that makes pefect sense here. Thanks again Elisabeth!
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