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Dutch term or phrase:mokkend (over de streep)
English translation:reluctant
Entered by: Kathy Freeman
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20:42 Feb 23, 2009
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Dutch term or phrase: mokkend over de streep
Not much context: seems to be a reaction to soemthing you don't agree with?
Kathy Freeman
Local time: 12:01
to be really disappointed
Explanation:
Over de streep>Over the line: is as far as I know always with sports. Mokkend is a combination of being disappointed and sad. They say it often about a child: hij mokt een beetje. in my dictionary it says: sulk.
Anyway, so if you don't agree with something, of course you can 'mok'. but together with 'over de streep' it has, to my opinion, always has to be with sports. so he/she was really disappointed with the result, or something like that.
hope this will help you...

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Note added at 24 mins (2009-02-23 21:07:34 GMT)
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over de streep NIET alleen met sport overigens. je kunt iemand ook 'over de streep trekken'; inderdaad meer context nodig (zie Margreet).
voorbeeld: Als iemand geen beslissing kan nemen, kan iemand anders 'hem over de streep trekken'.
Voorbeeldzin: Onderzoek zondagsopening trekt deelraad over de streep.
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Michel de Ruyter
Finland
Local time: 14:01
Grading comment
Thanks all. I got as far as sulking but I think this best suits. There wasn't really any context - it was some notes to participants in a roleplay.
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4to be really disappointed
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to be really disappointed


Explanation:
Over de streep>Over the line: is as far as I know always with sports. Mokkend is a combination of being disappointed and sad. They say it often about a child: hij mokt een beetje. in my dictionary it says: sulk.
Anyway, so if you don't agree with something, of course you can 'mok'. but together with 'over de streep' it has, to my opinion, always has to be with sports. so he/she was really disappointed with the result, or something like that.
hope this will help you...

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Note added at 24 mins (2009-02-23 21:07:34 GMT)
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over de streep NIET alleen met sport overigens. je kunt iemand ook 'over de streep trekken'; inderdaad meer context nodig (zie Margreet).
voorbeeld: Als iemand geen beslissing kan nemen, kan iemand anders 'hem over de streep trekken'.
Voorbeeldzin: Onderzoek zondagsopening trekt deelraad over de streep.

Michel de Ruyter
Finland
Local time: 14:01
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Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks all. I got as far as sulking but I think this best suits. There wasn't really any context - it was some notes to participants in a roleplay.
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Changes made by editors
Feb 25, 2009 - Changes made by Kathy Freeman:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/1012741">Michel de Ruyter's</a> old entry - "mokkend (over de streep)" » "to be really disappointed"
Feb 24, 2009 - Changes made by Michel de Ruyter:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term


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