Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hand"

The meaning of "Hand" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa first hand perspective?
A: "First hand" — You personally experienced it

"Second hand" — Someone else experienced it and told you about it

"Third hand" — Someone else experienced it who then told another person about it who then told you about it

These expressions can be used with the word "perspective", but often they are used with the word "information".

Example: "I don't know if it's true because it's second-hand information"



For official/academic research, often you use these terms:

"Primary source" — a publication written by the people who actually conducted the research/experiment "first hand"

"Secondary source" — a publication (e.g. summary, review, or analysis) written by people who cited/referenced a primary source (i.e. a publication based on second-hand information [information obtained from a primary source])

"Tertiary source" — a publication (e.g. encyclopedia or textbook) that indexes, compiles, consolidates, and/or summarizes many different publications together (i.e. a publication based on a compilation of information from many other sources)
Q: O que significa I could use a hand.?
A: I could need somebody that helps me.
Q: O que significa She braced herself with one hand and reached up with the other.?
A: It depends a little bit on the context (and I assume the word 'braced' is a bit confusing here), but another way to put it could be:

"She supported herself with one hand and reached up with the other"

Or maybe,

"She held on tightly with one hand and reached up with the other".

to brace is to get yourself ready for an impact that might throw you off balance or hurt you. It can also be used in a figurative sense - "He braced himself for the harsh words"
Q: O que significa "to hand" in 1086?
A: "To hand" simple just meant the sword was "in his hand."
Q: O que significa "in a hand basket" in 2077?
A: "To hell in a hand basket" is an idiomatic expression. Here it means that a small mistake could ruin the world.

Example sentences using "Hand"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com One hand, the other hand.
A: On the one hand, A; on the other hand, B.
On the one hand, A, but on the other hand, B
A. B1, on the other hand, B2.

Where A and B are contradictory in some way, or represent a pro/con set of views.

On the one hand, I love desert; on the other hand, I hate being fat.
On the one hand, I want a job that pays more, but on the other hand, I really love what I do.

What should we eat tonight?
Well... On the one hand, I love sushi; on the other hand, you always pick pizza. Let's flip a coin.

I really like Janet. Her sister, on the other hand, is evil.
Poker takes skill. Roulette, on the other hand, is a game of luck.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com give me a hand, give ~a hand.
A: Depends on how many examples you need. I'll throw out ten for now.

Can you give me a hand with the groceries?
Can you give your brother a hand with his homework?
I'll be making dinner soon, can you give me a hand?
Give me a hand guys, I'm only one person.
Hey, there's a baby stuck in the well. Give me a hand and call the police.
This refrigerator is heavy. To pick it up I'll need your help. Give me a hand will ya?
Give me a hand and wash off the dirt from this bottle.
Can you give me a hand with my hair sis?
Can you give me a hand with these documents?
Give your grandma a hand and help her up?
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com to be an old hand at something.......
A: A person with a lot of experience doing something. For example, "He's an old hand at working on cars."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com " second hand " idiom.
A: @Dotori: I can only think of 2 ways we usually use this. 1. Tommy didn't hang around smokers in fear of second hand smoke. 2. He got his school uniform second hand, it was given to him by his older brother who had grown out of it.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com hand in / submit.
A: I'm going to hand in my workload today?

Have you submitted your work yesterday?

Don't forget to hand in your assignments tomorrow.

They're actually kinda the same meaning it's just that "hand in " are usually have to do with papers. And submit can also be used as to forfeit.

Synonyms of "Hand" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre He placed his hand on her shoulder. e He put his hand on her shoulder. ?
A: No difference in meaning.
"Placed" sounds like you are telling a story.

"put" is the casual way you would say it in conversation. If you were speaking to someone else, you would say "put"

"placed" is more bookish, poetry, song, story, videogame, artform, etc.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre with hand e by hand ?
A: 不可以说"with hand"... 中间要加一个冠词或者形容词。比如说:with my hand, with one hand, with both hands, with clean hands等等。"With __ hand(s)"指的是用手做什么:
-Carry this with both hands.
-You should not eat with dirty hands.
-She drove the car with one hand and put makeup on with the other.

"By hand"一般指的是一个人自己创造了或者建设了什么,没用机器:I made this bracelet by hand
Q: Qual é a diferença entre i called him before hand e i called him in advance e i called him ahead of time ?
A: 1st one
Q: Qual é a diferença entre hand in e turn in ?
A: they both mean almost the same thing, only "hand in" is only used if you are handing in a physical copy of something, for example: "The students handed in their tests to the teacher at the end of class", whereas "turn in" can be used if you're turning in a physical copy of something or an online version of something, for example "I turned in my paper to my teacher via email."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre hand in e put forward ?
A: hand inは差し出す、提出する
put forwardは提唱する、推薦する

Translations of "Hand"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? hand
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 숙제제출하세요 : hand in your homework~~
A: or collect your homework ㅋㅋㅋ
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? " I can't think of it off the top of my hand."
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I raise my hand to lend me this book.
A: To a teacher: "Sir or Ma'am, may I borrow this book?"

For friends, just ask casually like "Hey Martha, can I borrow your book?"
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? On the other hand, if our parents seem put us down all the time and we … out with them a lot, then perhaps we will develop quite different personalities.
A: Fall? Maybe you can use 'disagree' instead of '.... out ' or another similar word

Other questions about "Hand"

Q: It is essential that we have to hand out the homework on time. soa natural?
A: @dream9713: the meaning is clear and the structure is understandable.
the opening is very formal, like a report or a board meeting.

in an English classroom/school this would be better.
We need to pass out homework on time.
We should be passing homework out on time.

if you still want to be a little formal just switch essential out for necessary.
it is necessary that we hand out homework on time.

only use 'the' if you mean a specific homework assignment.

Also these words(essential, need, should) all imply to some degree an obligation the phrase 'we have to' is unneeded.
Q: As much as good he can be, he shouldn't be given a free hand to do anything he wants. soa natural?
A: As much good as he can be, he shouldn't be given a free pass to do anything he wants.
I would say this^
Q: I came here to hand this. soa natural?
A: "I came here to hand this in." の方がいいですよ。
Q: To whom it may concern,
I am writing to ask you to lend me a helping hand in finding my personal belongings, as I forgot to take my watch and a wristband with me when I checked out in your hotel.
My room number was F303 and I decided to take a bath before checkout, so I took off my watch and wristband and put them in the cupboard. Unfortunately, I forgot to put them on after the shower. The watch was a silvery Citizen watch and the wristband was a small black electronic device. soa natural?
A: ​​To whom it may concern,
I am writing to ask you to lend me a helping hand in finding my personal belongings, as I forgot to take my watch and wristband with me when I checked out of your hotel.
My room number was F303. I decided to take a bath before checking out, so I took off my watch and wristband and put them in the cupboard. Unfortunately, I forgot to put them on after the shower. The watch was a silvery Citizen watch, the wristband was a small black electronic device.
Q: Please hand in the file with your insurance card to at the accounting desk after the consultation is finished.

I'm making posters that how to process at the hospital. Does it make sense? soa natural?
A: The only thing that is incorrect is the 'to'. Here's the correct sentence:

Please hand in the file with your insurance card at the accounting desk after the consultation is finished.

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