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Translation of "hand" - English-Polish dictionary

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)
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