Translations & Examples
expand_more The arms embargo turns out to be a complete sieve.
That makes what you say in your Green Paper all the more surprising, for it seems to suggest: how can I scoop water with a sieve?
He should never have been able to escape from France, but the officers pursuing him had no jurisdiction and European frontiers have more holes than a sieve.
Context sentences for "zeef" in English
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DutchZij mogen geen zeef zijn.
They cannot be like open doors.
DutchIs dat de tekst die bij de Raad van Napels op tafel lag, of wat er van die tekst over was nadat hij door de Raad van Brussel door de zeef was geperst?
Is it the text of the Council of Naples that was on the table in Naples or what remains of it after being sifted through the Brussels Summit?