Translation of "hand" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /hænd/

A1 the part of your body on the end of your arm that has fingers

I had my hands in my pockets.
hold hands

If two people hold hands, they hold each other’s hand.

tenersi per mano
by hand

B1 done or made by a person and not a machine

a mano
This sweater has to be washed by hand.

one of the long, thin pieces that point to the numbers on a clock or watch

give someone a hand

B1 to help someone

dare una mano a qualcuno
Could you give me a hand with these suitcases?
on the one hand… on the other hand…

used when you are comparing two different ideas or opinions

da un lato… dall’altro…
On the one hand, I’d like more money, but on the other hand, I don’t want to work.
get your hands on someone

to catch someone

mettere le mani su qualcuno
I’ll kill him if I ever get my hands on him.

(Translation of “hand noun” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)