Idiom: Dutch

I have not only one for this week’s idiom, because i found some interesting idioms using the same word

Dutch auction

“if something is sold by setting a price, then reducing it until someone buys it, it is sold in a Dutch auction”

Dutch courage

“it is the reckless bravery caused by drinking too much”

Dutch treat

“if something like a meal is a Dutch treat, then each person pays their own share of the bill”

Dutch uncle

“a Dutch uncle is a person who gives unwelcome advice”

Dutch wife

“a Dutch wife is a long pillow or a hot water bottle”

Now I’m wondering, are these idioms really reflect the Dutch?



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