turn a hand
phrasal see turn one's hand

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • turn a hand — {v. phr.} To do anything to help. Usually used in the negative. * /When we were all hurrying to get the house ready for company, Mary sat reading and wouldn t turn a hand./ Syn.: LIFT A FINGER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn a hand — {v. phr.} To do anything to help. Usually used in the negative. * /When we were all hurrying to get the house ready for company, Mary sat reading and wouldn t turn a hand./ Syn.: LIFT A FINGER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn\ a\ hand — v. phr. To do anything to help. Usually used in the negative. When we were all hurrying to get the house ready for company, Mary sat reading and wouldn t turn a hand. Syn.: lift a finger …   Словарь американских идиом

  • turn a hand — phrasal see turn one s hand 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turn A Gundam — title screen ∀ガンダム (Tān Ē Gandamu) Genre Mec …   Wikipedia

  • turn (your) hand to (something) — if you say that someone could turn their hand to an activity or skill, you mean they could do it well although they have no experience of it. I m sure you could turn your hand to a bit of writing if you wanted. Stella s very talented. She could… …   New idioms dictionary

  • turn your hand to — to begin doing (something) usually in a skillful way : to start (a new activity, field of study, etc.) an actress who has turned her hand to directing After he left publishing, he turned his hand to law. • • • Main Entry: ↑hand …   Useful english dictionary

  • a hand's turn usu. with negative — informal a stroke of work. → hand …   English new terms dictionary

  • lend a hand — Render assistance, put one s shoulder to the wheel, hold out a helping hand, give one a lift, give one a turn, do one a favor, help a lame dog over a stile …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To turn a cold shoulder to — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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