Translation of "handful" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈhænd.fʊl/ us /ˈhænd.fʊl/

handful noun (AMOUNT)

[ C ] an amount of something that can be held in one hand

He pulled out a handful of coins from his pocket. 他从口袋里掏出一把硬币。

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handful noun (A FEW)

B2 [ S ] a small number of people or things

She invited all her friends to her party, but only a handful of them turned up. 她请了很多朋友参加她的聚会,但只有少数几个到场。

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handful noun (DIFFICULT PERSON)

[ S ] a person, often a child, who is difficult to control

Her older son is fine but the little one is a bit of a handful. 她的大儿子很好,但小儿子有点难管。

(Translation of “handful” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)