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give get a big hand
give sb/get a big ˈhand idiom
to show your approval of sb by clapping your hands; to be applauded in this way

Ladies and gentlemen, let's give a big hand to our special guests tonight.

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  • give somebody a big hand — give sb/get a big ˈhand idiom to show your approval of sb by clapping your hands; to be applauded in this way • Ladies and gentlemen, let s give a big hand to our special guests tonight. Main entry: ↑bigidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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  • hand — hand1 [ hænd ] noun *** ▸ 1 body part at end of arm ▸ 2 help ▸ 3 clapping ▸ 4 part of clock ▸ 5 set of cards you hold ▸ 6 advantages in situation ▸ 7 someone working on farm/ship ▸ 8 handwriting ▸ 9 unit of height of horses ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hand */*/*/ — I UK [hænd] / US noun Word forms hand : singular hand plural hands 1) [countable] the part of your body at the end of each arm that you use for picking up and holding things Mrs Bennet put her hands over her ears to shut out the noise. have/hold… …   English dictionary

  • hand — 1 noun PART OF THE BODY 1 (C) the part at the end of a person s arm, including the fingers and thumb, used to pick up or keep hold of things: He held the pencil in his right hand. | Go wash your hands. | hold hands: They kissed and held hands. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Hand to God (Arrested Development episode) — Infobox Arrested Development episode episode name = Hand to God episode no = 2AJD12 airdate = March 6, 2005 writer = Chuck Martin and Mitchell Hurwitz director = Joe Russo on the next = Buster and G.O.B. find themselves closer than ever. And… …   Wikipedia

  • big — big1 W1S1 [bıg] adj comparative bigger superlative biggest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(size)¦ 2¦(important)¦ 3¦(popular/successful)¦ 4¦(older)¦ 5¦(large degree)¦ 6¦(bad)¦ 7 have big ideas/plans 8 be big on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hand — [hand] n. [ME < OE, akin to Goth handus < base of hinthan, to seize (hence, basic sense “grasper”) < ? IE base * kent , ? to seize] I 1. the part of the human body attached to the end of the forearm, including the wrist, palm, fingers,… …   English World dictionary

  • hand — hand1 W1S1 [hænd] n ↑finger, ↑fingernail, ↑thumb ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(part of body)¦ 2¦(help)¦ 3¦(control)¦ 4 get out of hand 5 on the other hand 6 hands off 7 in hand …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hand — I [[t]hæ̱nd[/t]] NOUN USES AND PHRASES ♦ hands (Please look at category 56 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N COUNT Your hands are the parts of your body at the end of your arms. Each hand has four …   English dictionary

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