Wie kijkt naast die ogen?

Discussion in 'Nederlands (Dutch)' started by CarlitosMS, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. CarlitosMS Senior Member

    Spanish - Spain
    Hello everybody

    I would like to know this expression appearing in the song "Afrika" by Bert Decorte. Here is some context.

    Zal ze ooit nog durven dromen
    Daar in dat mooie arme land?
    Wie kan nog ongevoelig blijven?
    Wie kijkt naast die ogen?

    Carlos M.S.
  2. Peterdg

    Peterdg Senior Member

    Dutch - Belgium
    It's not really an expression. It is used metphorically though. If you spell it out, it would be something like: "Who can ignore that look in her eyes?" (whatever that look may be: desperation, yearning, begging, ...)

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