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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 Arabic إبْهام…
in Korean 엄지 손가락…
in Malaysian ibu jari…
in French pouce…
in Turkish baş parmak…
in Italian pollice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拇指…
in Russian большой палец…
in Polish kciuk…
in Vietnamese ngón tay cái, phần của găng tay bọc ngón tay cái…
in Spanish pulgar…
in Portuguese polegar…
in Thai นิ้วหัวแม่มือ, ถุงมือที่ปิดนิ้วหัวแม่มือ…
in German der Daumen…
in Catalan polze…
in Japanese 親指…
in Indonesian ibujari…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拇指…
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