Word of the day: Mano (Hand)

Mano (ma-no) Feminine singular noun

12573710_10156561016085602_7765207473511918346_n.jpgLa mano – The hand

Le mani – The hands

Mi puoi dare una mano? – Can you give me a hand?

Man mano – Hand by hand (fig.) Little by little.

Anche se Richard Gere è un attore famoso è molto alla mano – Even though Richard Gere is a famous actor he’s very down to earth.

Non tirare il freno a mano – Do not pull the handbreak.

E’ una bella casa ma è un pò fuori mano – It’s a lovely house but it’s a bit out of the way.

Ci piace camminare tenendoci per mano – We like to walk holding hands.

Mettiti una mano sulla coscienza – Put a hand on your conscience (fig. To reflect on something).

Tom ha appena iniziato a lavorare qui, deve ancora prenderci la mano – Tom just started working here, he still has to get the hang of it.

Ti piace la mia bici? E’ di seconda mano – Do you like my bike? I bought it second hand.



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