weer om geen hond door te sturen

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Etymology[edit]

Literally, “weather through which not to send any dog”. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋeːr ɔm ɣeːn ɦɔnt doːr tə styːrə(n)/

Noun[edit]

weer om geen hond door te sturen n (uncountable)

  1. extremely bad weather

Usage notes[edit]

Typically used as a predicate, this phrase generally takes either no article or an indefinite article. Use with a definite article is rather rare.

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