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thumb

noun [C]
 
 
/θʌm/
get/be given the thumbs down informal if an idea, project, etc. gets the thumbs down, it is not approved: The proposal was given the thumbs down at the board meeting.
get/be given the thumbs up informal to be approved: The controversial merger got the thumbs up from investors.
Translations of “thumb”
in Korean 엄지 손가락…
in Arabic إبْهام…
in French pouce…
in Turkish baş parmak…
in Italian pollice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拇指…
in Russian большой палец…
in Polish kciuk…
in Spanish pulgar…
in Portuguese polegar…
in German der Daumen…
in Catalan polze…
in Japanese 親指…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拇指…
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