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English translation: don't be bullied, stand up for yourself

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Dutch term or phrase:niet op je kop laten zitten
English translation:don't be bullied, stand up for yourself
Entered by: LAB2004
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12:45 Nov 2, 2007
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Art/Literary - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Dutch term or phrase: op je kop laten zitten
Een harde wereld, waarin je niet op je kop mag laten zitten en met je ellebogen vooruit moet.

From an article about educating children.
LAB2004
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:26
be bullied
Explanation:
stand up for yourself, do not let others walk all over you, etc.
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Margreet Logmans
Netherlands
Local time: 03:26
Grading comment
Many thanks to all
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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3 +6be bulliedMargreet Logmans


  

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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +6
be bullied


Explanation:
stand up for yourself, do not let others walk all over you, etc.

Margreet Logmans
Netherlands
Local time: 03:26
Works in field
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Many thanks to all

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Siobhan Schoonhoff-Reilly: I finally found 'laat het niet toe dat ze je pesten'. I think that 'stand up for yourself' would fit in nicely here.
3 mins
  -> Thank you

agree  Ghislaine van der Burgt: 'stand up for yourself ' is het meest passend
9 mins
  -> Thank you

agree  Dennis Seine: met Siobhan en Ghislaine
1 hr
  -> Dank!

agree  Kobe Vander Beken: of don't let o.s. be bossed around, of iets dichter nog: don't let o.s. be sat on (VD)
2 hrs
  -> Thanks

agree  Sanmar: Ja, stand up for yourself
2 hrs
  -> Thanks

agree  ntschanz: yes, stand up for yourself
3 days20 hrs
  -> Thanks
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