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Meaning of "a hand's turn" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A HAND'S TURN

a hand's turn play
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WHAT DOES A HAND'S TURN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of a hand's turn in the English dictionary

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A HAND'S TURN

a fast buck
a fine kettle of fish
a flea in one´s ear
a foot in the door
a fortiori
a free hand
a frog in one´s throat
a full plate
a good few
a good one
a hard nut to crack
a hard row to hoe
a heavy hand
a high hand
a hollow leg
a home from home
A horizon
a horse of another colour
A into G
a king´s ransom

WORDS THAT END LIKE A HAND'S TURN

about turn
at every turn
Buggins´ turn
Buggins´s turn
good turn
handbrake turn
Immelmann turn
kick turn
lodging turn
on the turn
out of turn
parallel turn
quarter turn
return
reverse turn
star turn
stem turn
the turn
three-point turn
to a turn
variety turn

Synonyms and antonyms of a hand's turn in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a hand's turn» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A HAND'S TURN

Find out the translation of a hand's turn to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

一只手的转
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a su vez de una mano
570 millions of speakers

English

a hand´s turn
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक हाथ की बारी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بدوره يد و
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поворот руку в
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

por sua vez, de um lado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি হাত এর পালা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

le tour de main
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Giliran tangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wiederum eine Hand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

手のターン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

손 의 차례
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Giliran tangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lần lượt một tay
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு கை திரும்ப
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हात एक वळण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir elin dönüşü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il turno di una mano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kolei ręki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

поворот руку в
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rândul său, o mână de
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σειρά του ενός χεριού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n hand se beurt
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en hand tur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en hånd tur
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a hand's turn

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A HAND'S TURN»

The term «a hand's turn» is regularly used and occupies the 88.936 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A HAND'S TURN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a hand's turn

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A HAND'S TURN»

Discover the use of a hand's turn in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a hand's turn and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Tales from the Cloud Walking Country
She wouldn't do a hand's turn of work. A man that was of the gentles, maybe a king's son, wanted to marry the pretty girl. The farmer cautioned him, "She won't do a hand's turn. Maybe you better take one of her sisters." The gentleman said, "I 'll ...
Marie Campbell, 2000
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Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
"Oh! first-rate usage, sir; not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you, sir." This is a sailor's paradise,--not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you. But an earthly paradise may pall. Bennett got tired of in-doors and ...
Richard Henry Dana, 2009
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Two Years Before the Mast
"Oh! first-rate usage, sir; not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you, sir." This is a sailor's paradise, – not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you. But an earthly paradise may pall. Bennett got tired of in-doors and ...
CREATESPACE, Dana, Jr., Richard Henry, 2009
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Two Years Before the Mast
Oh ! first-rate usage, sir ; not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you, sir." This is a sailor's paradise, — not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you. But an earthly paradise may pall. Bennett got tired of in-doors and  ...
Charles W. Eliot, Jr. Dana, 2010
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Lacan and the Ghosts of Modernity: Masculinity, Tradition, ...
Those Cinghalese lobbing about in the sun in dolce far niente, not doing a hand's turn all day. Sleep six months out of twelve. Too hot to quarrel. Influence of the climate. Lethargy. Flowers of idleness. The air feeds most. Azotes. Hothouse in ...
Marshall Needleman Armintor, 2004
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Household Words :
I say emphatically, a helping hand; for what is any exchange of benefits or goods but an exchange of concentrated labour 2 Does not the Chinaman who gathers, dries, and twists the tea-leaves, give a. hand's turn to the English seamstress ...
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Household Words
I say emphatically, a helping hand ; for what is any exchange of benefits or goods but an exchange of concentrated labour 1 Does not the Chinaman who gathers, dries, and twists the tea-leaves, give a hand's turn to the English seamstress ...
Charles Dickens, 1855
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The Damathat: Or The Laws of Menoo
The case iu which there shall be an increase of interest if not paid on the day fixed js this : Goods that have been borrowed " for a hand's turn," shall pay cent, per cent. If they be returned before the day agreed on, let them be taken back.
Manu ((Lawgiver)), D. Richardson, 1847
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Fairytale in the Ancient World
... the purpose here is the social control of endogamous marriage, where Asenath must be a Jew to marry Joseph. The siblings are not rivals, and no more does Asenath need to do a hand's turn around the house. She is a privileged aristocrat  ...
Graham Anderson, 2002
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Postwar British Literature and Postcolonial Studies
Those Cinghalese lobbing about in the sun in dolce far niente, not doing a hand's turn all day. Sleep six months out of twelve Flowers of idleness. (Joyce 1986: 58) As the commodity sells itself as an affordable luxury that transports the ...
Graham MacPhee, 2011

8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A HAND'S TURN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a hand's turn is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hanora Ryan, 1998
Not a hand's turn done between them, I'd say. Lord but they must have great wives. There'll be war, says he, and he shaking his head. «Irish Times, Aug 14»
2
Godfrey Bloom: Ban Unemployed People From Voting
He said: “If you haven't done a hand's turn and neither have your parents or your parents' parents then I can't actually understand why you ... «Huffington Post UK, Nov 13»
3
Godfrey Bloom: ban public sector workers from voting
"If you haven't done a hand's turn and neither have your parents or your parents' parents, then I cannot understand why you should be able to ... «Politics.co.uk, Nov 13»
4
The abuse of Margaret Thatcher beyond the limits of informed debate
Would they not be better attempting to do a hand's turn of work, or does that go against hard-Left principles? Frederick Forsyth Beaconsfield ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 13»
5
Why do holiday cottages have so many rules?
Cue the inevitable ill-tempered exchange of words with my spouse, who never does a hand's turn at home, but suddenly, irritatingly, starts ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 12»
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Anthony Howard: 'A wonderful combination of paradoxes'
You clearly haven't done a hand's turn. Even Trelford would have done a better job than this…" Anthony Howard died in December (Reuters). «Channel 4 News, Jan 11»
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From marriage and motherhood to coping with an empty nest, four …
'Never did a hand's turn of work all her life - except raise the six of us.' But I look back on the years I spent with my children as being the most ... «Daily Mail, Dec 09»
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The power of industrial inaction
They should beware of any outrage expressed on their behalf by false friends on the playtime left who have never done a hand's turn. While it is ... «BBC News, Oct 09»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. A hand's turn [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/a-hands-turn>. Aug 2019 ».
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