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be all fingers and thumbs

UK (US be all thumbs)
to move your hands in an awkward way: I'm all fingers and thumbs today. That's the second plate I've dropped this morning.
Translations of “be all fingers and thumbs”
in Chinese (Traditional) 手不夠靈巧, 笨手笨腳…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手不够灵巧, 笨手笨脚…
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