主题习语 | 与手相关的英语习语

By hand
Made by a person and not a machine
手工制作的

  • All their toys are made by hand.
    他们所有的玩具都是手工制作的。

First hand
To experience something yourself
第一手地;直接地

  • Most of the older reporters have experienced war first hand.
    大多数年长的记者都亲身经历过战争。

Get your hands dirty
To engage in an important activity that may not be pleasant
染指某事,也指做事要亲历亲为

  • But you're not afraid to get your hands dirty anymore, are you?
    但你已经不怕对别人下毒手了,是吧?

In the hands of somebody
Being taken care of or controlled by somebody
受某人照料;被某人控制

  • The choice between the two lies in the hands of US voters.
    在这两人中间做出选择的权利在美国选民手中。

Know like the back of your hand
Very well
精通;对…了如指掌

  • I know this area like the back of my hand.
    我对这一地区了如指掌。

On hand
Present, available
在跟前,在旁边

  • A 1,200-strong military force will be on hand to monitor the ceasefire.
    将有一支1200人的部队在现场监督停火。

Put your hand in your pocket
To spend money or give it to somebody
(为某人或慈善机构)捐钱

  • People are more inclined to put their hands in their pockets to help children.
    人们更倾向于捐款帮助儿童。

Second hand
Not from the original source/used object
旧的;二手的(作为名词用时指表的秒针)

  • This bike is second hand but it's still in good condition.
    这辆自行车是二手货,但车况还不错。

Take your life in your hands
To risk being killed
拿性命去冒险,玩命

  • Every time you go parachuting you're taking your life in your hands.
    你每次去跳伞都是在拿性命冒险。