Count on the fingers of one hand

Count on the fingers of one hand
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  • count on the fingers of one hand — count (something) on the fingers of one hand used to emphasize the small number of a particular thing I could count on the fingers of one hand the men I know who are desperate to experience fatherhood …   Useful english dictionary

  • can count on the fingers of one hand — can count (something) on the fingers of one hand if you say that you can count things on the fingers of one hand, you are emphasizing that they are very rare. I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of times she s actually offered to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • can count something on the fingers of one hand — can count (something) on the fingers of one hand if you say that you can count things on the fingers of one hand, you are emphasizing that they are very rare. I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of times she s actually offered to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (be) able to count somebody on (the fingers of) one hand — be able to count sb/sth on (the fingers of) one ˈhand f19 idiom used to say that the total number of sb/sth is very small • She could count on the fingers of one hand the people she actually enjoyed being with. Main entry: ↑countidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) able to count something on (the fingers of) one hand — be able to count sb/sth on (the fingers of) one ˈhand f19 idiom used to say that the total number of sb/sth is very small • She could count on the fingers of one hand the people she actually enjoyed being with. Main entry: ↑countidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • you can count something on (the fingers of) one hand — spoken phrase used for saying that there are very few things or people of a particular type Thesaurus: words used to describe small amounts and quantitiessynonym Main entry: count …   Useful english dictionary

  • count — count1 W3S1 [kaunt] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(find the total)¦ 2¦(say numbers)¦ 3¦(be allowed)¦ 4¦(include)¦ 5¦(consider something)¦ 6¦(important)¦ 7 I/you can count somebody/something on (the fingers of) one hand 8 don t count your chickens (before they re… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • count — 1 /kaUnt/ verb 1 SAY NUMBERS also count up (I) to say numbers in their correct order (+ to): Sarah can count up to five now. | Try to count to ten before you lose your temper. 2 FIND THE TOTAL also count up (T) to count the people, objects,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • count — count1 [ kaunt ] verb *** ▸ 1 say how many there are ▸ 2 say numbers in order ▸ 3 include in calculation ▸ 4 be important ▸ 5 treat/consider as something ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to calculate how many people or things there are …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • count — I UK [kaʊnt] / US verb Word forms count : present tense I/you/we/they count he/she/it counts present participle counting past tense counted past participle counted *** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to calculate how many people or things there are… …   English dictionary

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