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

The meaning of "Hand" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Что значит 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: Что значит I could use a hand.?
A: I could need somebody that helps me.
Q: Что значит 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: Что значит "to hand" in 1086?
A: "To hand" simple just meant the sword was "in his hand."
Q: Что значит "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: Покажите мне примеры предложений с 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: Покажите мне примеры предложений с 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: Покажите мне примеры предложений с 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: Покажите мне примеры предложений с " 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: Покажите мне примеры предложений с 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: В чем разница между He placed his hand on her shoulder. и 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: В чем разница между with hand и 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: В чем разница между i called him before hand и i called him in advance и i called him ahead of time ?
A: 1st one
Q: В чем разница между hand in и 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: В чем разница между hand in и 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: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? hand
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? 숙제제출하세요 : hand in your homework~~
A: or collect your homework ㅋㅋㅋ
Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? " I can't think of it off the top of my hand."
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Как сказать на Английском (американский вариант)? 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: Как сказать на Английском (британский вариант)? 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: We are the upper hand.
私たちの方が優位だ。 это звучит нормально?
A: It is more natural to say "We have the upper hand"
Q: It is essential that we have to hand out the homework on time. это звучит нормально?
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. это звучит нормально?
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. это звучит нормально?
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. это звучит нормально?
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.

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