hand noun - Definition in the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Polish translation of “hand”

See all translations

hand

noun
 
 
/hænd/
ARM [C] A1 the part of your body on the end of your arm that has fingers and a thumb
ręka
Take your hands out of your pockets. The hand
take sb by the hand to get hold of someone's hand
wziąć lub złapać kogoś za rękę
Bill took her by the hand and led her into the garden.Having in your hands
hand in hand holding each other's hand
ręka w rękę
The young couple walked hand in hand by the lake.Having in your hands
hold hands to hold each other's hand
trzymać się za ręce
Having in your hands
at hand near in time or space
pod ręką, w pobliżu
Teachers are always close at hand to give help to any child who needs it.About to happenCloseness in distance and time
by hand B1 done or made by a person instead of a machine
ręcznie
This sweater has to be washed by hand.Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
in hand being worked on or dealt with now
obecny, bieżący
Despite the pressures we are determined to get on with the job in hand.Dealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduring
be in sb's hands to be in someone's control or care
być w czyichś rękach
The matter is now in the hands of my solicitor.Controlling and being in charge
on hand ( also UK to hand) near to someone or something, and ready to help or be used when necessary
do dyspozycji, dostępny
Extra supplies will be on hand, should they be needed.Available and accessiblePresent
at the hands of sb If you suffer at the hands of someone, they hurt you or treat you badly.
przez kogoś , ze strony kogoś
Guilty
CLOCK [C] one of the long, thin pieces that point to the numbers on a clock or watch
wskazówka
Watches and clocks
CARDS [C] the set of playing cards that one player has been given in a game
rozdanie
Actions involved in playing cards
a hand B1 some help, especially to do something practical
pomoc
Could you give me a hand with these suitcases? I think Matthew might need a hand with his homework.Helping and co-operating
on the one hand ... on the other hand B2 used when you are comparing two different ideas or opinions
z jednej strony ... z drugiej strony
On the one hand, computer games develop many skills, but on the other, they mean kids don't get enough exercise.Connecting words which express a contrast
hands off informal used to tell someone not to touch something
łapy przy sobie, ręce precz
Hands off - that's mine!Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of hand noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “hand” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lateral thinking

a way of solving a problem by thinking about it in a different and original way and not using traditional or expected methods

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More