hand

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hand is part of the Basic English 850.
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hand is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
hand

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
hand

Plural
hands

A human hand.
  1. Your hands are the parts of your body at the end of your arms. A hand has four fingers and a thumb.
    Mother, I'm afraid, please hold my hand.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
hand

Third-person singular
hands

Past tense
handed

Past participle
handed

Present participle
handing

  1. If I hand you something, I give it to you.
    Please hand me that tool. I can't reach it.

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Parts of the body (edit)
head ears - eyes - eyebrow - nose - mouth - lips - tongue - tooth (pl. teeth) - cheeks - chin
torso neck - throat - shoulders - chest - ribs - abdomen - pelvis - back
internal organs heart - lungs - liver - stomach - kidneys - intestines - bladder - ovaries - uterus
extremities arms - hands - fingers - legs - feet - toes
sex organs penis - vagina - testicle - ovary