How to use 24 Afrikaans Idioms in Sentences, with Lekker Examples

How to use 24 Afrikaans Idioms in Sentences, with Lekker Examples

For fun or school work, here’s how to use Afrikaans idioms in sentences, with lekker (cool) examples.

1. Agteros kom ook in die kraal. To eventually complete a task.
Uiteindelik het ek my werk klaar gemaak, toe sê die onderwyseres vir my agteros kom ook in die kraal.

2. Aan iemand se lippe te hang. To listen attentively.
Die juffrou lees ’n baie opwindende storie vir die kinders en hulle hang aan haar lippe.

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The Sunflower Legend, a Folk Tale from Ukraine

Sunflower legend folk tale Ukraine

The bright and stately Sunflower and its touching legend is a folk tale of Ukraine and a symbol for the inspiring resistance of Ukrainian people.

Symbols and imagery used in national customs and rituals are passed on through generations and become the unseen backbone that supports us in times of trouble.

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Mary and Constantin Rosetti, a Love Like None Other #Im4Ro

Mary Grant Rosetti love

‘None is happier than the poet for he lives twice, as a man and an angel. With the sole exception that through his earthly life he experiences nothing but happiness and candor. But what use is this material life to me, for when it offers me love, I feel unworthy to partake in it?’ These are the thoughts of young Rosetti of 24 years of age on the eve of the 1840’s Christmas.

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Patricia Furstenberg LIVE with Steve Allison on Expat Life, Radio Guerrilla #Im4Ro

chatting LIVE Steve Allison Expat Life Radio Guerrilla

Thursday 9 December 2021 I’ll be chatting LIVE to Steve Allison on Expat Life on Radio Guerrilla between 7 – 8pm (GMT+2).

I am so excited about this chat and thankful to Steve Allison for spotting my work and inviting me to join him on Expat Life, live on Radio Guerrilla! Woohoo!

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40 + Incredible Afrikaans Idioms with English Equivalents and Meaning

Afrikaans Idioms with English Equivalent and Meaning

Another incredible list of Afrikaans Idioms, their English equivalent and meaning, because we like them and need them so! Patience, repetition, making connections with expressions already known as well as with visual clues are key to understanding idioms, as some are easier to decode and grasp than others.

40 + Incredible Afrikaans Idioms sorted A to Z, with English equivalents and meaning.

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