Idiom: Dutch uncle
Meaning: A Dutch uncle is a person who gives unwelcome advice.Country: International English | Subject Area: Nationality or ethnicity | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Dutch courage
- Double Dutch
- Go Dutch
- Dutch auction
- Say uncle
- Bob's your uncle
- Dutch treat
- Dutch wife
- Everybody and their uncle
- I'll be a monkey's uncle
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