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Meaning of a hand's turn in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A HAND'S TURN

a hand's turn play
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WHAT DOES A HAND'S TURN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A HAND'S TURN

a hand's turn
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Synonyms and antonyms of a hand's turn in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «A HAND'S TURN»

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Translation of «a hand's turn» into 20 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A HAND'S TURN

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Translator English - Chinese

一只手的转
1,325 millions of speakers
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es

Translator English - Spanish

a su vez de una mano
550 millions of speakers
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en

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a hand's turn
510 millions of speakers
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hi

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एक हाथ की बारी
380 millions of speakers
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ar

Translator English - Arabic

بدوره يد و
280 millions of speakers
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ru

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поворот руку в
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pt

Translator English - Portuguese

por sua vez, de um lado
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fr

Translator English - French

le tour de main
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de

Translator English - German

wiederum eine Hand
180 millions of speakers
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ja

Translator English - Japanese

手のターン
130 millions of speakers
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ko

Translator English - Korean

손 의 차례
85 millions of speakers
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vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lần lượt một tay
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it

Translator English - Italian

il turno di una mano
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kolei ręki
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поворот руку в
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ro

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rândul său, o mână de
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el

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σειρά του ενός χεριού
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af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n hand se beurt
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en hand tur
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no

Translator English - Norwegian

en hånd tur
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Trends of use of a hand's turn

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A HAND'S TURN»

The term «a hand's turn» is regularly used and occupies the 88.936 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A HAND'S TURN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a hand's turn

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A HAND'S TURN»

Discover the use of a hand's turn in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a hand's turn and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Tales from the Cloud Walking Country
She wouldn't do a hand's turn of work. A man that was of the gentles, maybe a king's son, wanted to marry the pretty girl. The farmer cautioned him, "She won't do a hand's turn. Maybe you better take one of her sisters." The gentleman said, "I 'll ...
autorMarie Campbell, 2000
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Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
"Oh! first-rate usage, sir; not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you, sir." This is a sailor's paradise,--not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you. But an earthly paradise may pall. Bennett got tired of in-doors and ...
autorRichard Henry Dana, 2009
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Two Years Before the Mast
"Oh! first-rate usage, sir; not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you, sir." This is a sailor's paradise, – not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you. But an earthly paradise may pall. Bennett got tired of in-doors and ...
autorCREATESPACE, Dana, Jr., Richard Henry, 2009
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Two Years Before the Mast
Oh ! first-rate usage, sir ; not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you, sir." This is a sailor's paradise, — not a hand's turn to do, and all your grub brought to you. But an earthly paradise may pall. Bennett got tired of in-doors and  ...
autorCharles W. Eliot, Jr. Dana, 2010
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Lacan and the Ghosts of Modernity: Masculinity, Tradition, ...
Those Cinghalese lobbing about in the sun in dolce far niente, not doing a hand's turn all day. Sleep six months out of twelve. Too hot to quarrel. Influence of the climate. Lethargy. Flowers of idleness. The air feeds most. Azotes. Hothouse in ...
autorMarshall Needleman Armintor, 2004
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Household Words :
I say emphatically, a helping hand; for what is any exchange of benefits or goods but an exchange of concentrated labour 2 Does not the Chinaman who gathers, dries, and twists the tea-leaves, give a. hand's turn to the English seamstress ...
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I say emphatically, a helping hand ; for what is any exchange of benefits or goods but an exchange of concentrated labour 1 Does not the Chinaman who gathers, dries, and twists the tea-leaves, give a hand's turn to the English seamstress ...
autorCharles Dickens, 1855
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The Damathat: Or The Laws of Menoo
The case iu which there shall be an increase of interest if not paid on the day fixed js this : Goods that have been borrowed " for a hand's turn," shall pay cent, per cent. If they be returned before the day agreed on, let them be taken back.
autorManu ((Lawgiver)), D. Richardson, 1847
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Fairytale in the Ancient World
... the purpose here is the social control of endogamous marriage, where Asenath must be a Jew to marry Joseph. The siblings are not rivals, and no more does Asenath need to do a hand's turn around the house. She is a privileged aristocrat  ...
autorGraham Anderson, 2002
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Postwar British Literature and Postcolonial Studies
Those Cinghalese lobbing about in the sun in dolce far niente, not doing a hand's turn all day. Sleep six months out of twelve Flowers of idleness. (Joyce 1986: 58) As the commodity sells itself as an affordable luxury that transports the ...
autorGraham MacPhee, 2011
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8 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A HAND'S TURN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a hand's turn is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hanora Ryan, 1998
Not a hand's turn done between them, I'd say. Lord but they must have great wives. There'll be war, says he, and he shaking his head. «Irish Times, Aug 14»
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Godfrey Bloom: Ban Unemployed People From Voting
He said: “If you haven't done a hand's turn and neither have your parents or your parents' parents then I can't actually understand why you ... «Huffington Post UK, Nov 13»
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Godfrey Bloom: ban public sector workers from voting
"If you haven't done a hand's turn and neither have your parents or your parents' parents, then I cannot understand why you should be able to ... «Politics.co.uk, Nov 13»
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The abuse of Margaret Thatcher beyond the limits of informed debate
Would they not be better attempting to do a hand's turn of work, or does that go against hard-Left principles? Frederick Forsyth Beaconsfield ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 13»
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Why do holiday cottages have so many rules?
Cue the inevitable ill-tempered exchange of words with my spouse, who never does a hand's turn at home, but suddenly, irritatingly, starts ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 12»
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Anthony Howard: 'A wonderful combination of paradoxes'
You clearly haven't done a hand's turn. Even Trelford would have done a better job than this…" Anthony Howard died in December (Reuters). «Channel 4 News, Jan 11»
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From marriage and motherhood to coping with an empty nest, four …
'Never did a hand's turn of work all her life - except raise the six of us.' But I look back on the years I spent with my children as being the most ... «Daily Mail, Dec 09»
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The power of industrial inaction
They should beware of any outrage expressed on their behalf by false friends on the playtime left who have never done a hand's turn. While it is ... «BBC News, Oct 09»
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