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Dutch
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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Definition
the people of the Netherlands (including Holland); or relating to them (including the name of their language)
  • He didn't like to see my bubble-headed friends get me in dutch.
    Chapter 4 (65% in)
  • But when he believed I was trustworthy, and at first I was, following his directions about rolling the bills and sticking them into the brass mouthpieces over the bells, not fouling up the mailboxes and getting him in dutch with the post office, he treated me to seltzer and Turkish Delight and said he was going to make a ticket-taker of me when I grew a little taller, or put me in charge of the popcorn machine he was thinking of getting; and one of these years he was going to hire a...
    Chapter 2 (11% in)
  • Marvelous old Dutch family.
    Chapter 8 (48% in)
  • First he shopped at Hill-man's; he bought ham, chicken, beer, pickles, wine, coffee, and Dutch chocolate; then we went there and spent Saturday evening and Sunday in those two rooms, kitchen and bedroom.
    Chapter 10 (62% in)
  • It's true he ought to have sent me that money when I wired from Buffalo, but he'd been in dutch and I could forgive him that.
    Chapter 10 (77% in)
  • He condescended to me and dutch-uncled me because he knew that I liked him and wasn't aware how much I knew about him.
    Chapter 11 (35% in)
  • But you had to get tied up this way too—in dutch good and solid; that's the way it has to be to feel right.
    Chapter 12 (83% in)
  • Such are the broke characters to whom ancient names belong, in Florence in front of Gilli's Cafe, or the young men in tight pants who wait around at the top of the funicular in Capri for Dutch or Danish girls to pick up.
    Chapter 16 (53% in)
  • He's here because he's in dutch.
    Chapter 17 (21% in)
  • If you get in dutch I can always spare you a few bucks.
    Chapter 23 (6% in)
  • After which I may have gone to the cold halls of the Louvre and visited in the Dutch School, or noticed how the Seine smelled like medicine, or went into a cafe and wrote a letter, and so passed the day.
    Chapter 26 (37% in)

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