Dab hand at something

Dab hand at something
Специалист [дока] в чём-либо

Difficulties of the English language (lexical reference) English-Russian dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Смотреть что такое "Dab hand at something" в других словарях:

  • dab hand at something —    If you re a dab hand at something, you re very good at doing it.     Why don t you call Suzy? She s a dab hand at organizing barbecues …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • dab hand — dab hands N COUNT: usu N at n/ ing In British English, if you are a dab hand at something, you are very good at doing it. [INFORMAL] She was a dab hand at solving difficult crossword puzzles …   English dictionary

  • dab hand — UK US noun [countable] [singular dab hand plural dab hands] british informal someone who is very good at something dab hand at: She’s a dab hand at DIY …   Useful english dictionary

  • dab hand — noun count BRITISH INFORMAL someone who is very good at something: dab hand at: She s a dab hand at DIY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dab hand — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dab hand : singular dab hand plural dab hands British informal someone who is very good at something dab hand at: She s a dab hand at DIY. dab hand with: Mario s a dab hand with the wok …   English dictionary

  • dab hand — /dæb ˈhænd/ (say dab hand) Colloquial –noun 1. a person particularly skilled at doing something: a dab hand in the kitchen. –phrase 2. be a dab hand at, to be expert in (a specified activity): to be a dab hand at lawn bowls. {British school slang …  

  • dab — dab1 [dab] vt., vi. dabbed, dabbing [ME dabben, to strike, akin to MDu dabben & Norw dabba < ? IE base * dhabh , to strike] 1. to touch or stroke lightly and quickly 2. to pat with something soft or moist 3. to put on (paint, etc.) with light …   English World dictionary

  • dab — dab1 /dab/, v., dabbed, dabbing, n. v.t. 1. to pat or tap gently, as with something soft or moist: The child dabbed his eyes with the handkerchief. 2. to apply (a substance) by light strokes: He dabbed the ointment on the rash. 3. to strike, esp …   Universalium

  • dab — dab1 [dæb] n [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: From the sound of hitting something] 1.) a small amount of something that you put onto a surface dab of ▪ a dab of butter 2.) a light touch with your hand, a cloth etc ▪ She wiped her tears away with a dab… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • dab — I [[t]dæb[/t]] v. dabbed, dab•bing, n. 1) to pat or tap gently: I dabbed my eyes with a handkerchief[/ex] 2) to apply (a substance) by light strokes 3) to strike, esp. lightly 4) to strike lightly; make a dab; pat: She dabbed at the stain on her… …   From formal English to slang


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»