Know a hawk from a handsaw

Know a hawk from a handsaw
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  • know a hawk from a handsaw — If someone knows a hawk from a handsaw, they are able to distinguish things and assess them …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • know a hawk from a handsaw — (prob for heronshaw) to be able to judge between things pretty well • • • Main Entry: ↑hawk …   Useful english dictionary

  • know a hawk from a handsaw —    If someone knows a hawk from a handsaw, they are able to distinguish things and assess them.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Hawk (plasterer's tool) — A hawk is a plasterer s tool. It consists of a board about 25 cm (9 inches) square with a perpendicular handle fixed centrally on the reverse. It holds the mixed working plaster and is held horizontally in the craftsman s non dominant hand while… …   Wikipedia

  • know — v 1. comprehend, realize, Inf. get through one s head, Inf. have the hang of, grasp, Inf. lay hold of, Inf. catch on, Sl. latch onto, Inf. get a fix on, Inf. get it, Inf. have it; understand, fathom, penetrate, Sl. savvy; discern, make out, Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • A Hawk and a Hacksaw — Хизер Трост и Джереми Барнс из A Hawk and a Hacksaw на выступлении в 2009 году …   Википедия

  • References to Hamlet — Numerous references to Hamlet in popular culture (in film, literature, arts, etc.) reflect the continued influence of this play, which is probably the most popular of Shakespeare s plays, judging by the number of productions. [It tops the list at …   Wikipedia

  • North by Northwest — For North northwest and related compass directions, see Boxing the compass. North by Northwest Poster by Saul Bass. Directed by …   Wikipedia

  • X — Einem ein X für ein U vormachen: ihn täuschen, ihn belügen, irreleiten, ihm etwas vorspiegeln, ihn betrügen, übervorteilen. Bekanntlich wurden im Mittelalter die Zahlen mit römischen Zahlzeichen ausgedrückt, wobei das V, das damals zugleich für U …   Das Wörterbuch der Idiome

  • Maulaffe — 1. Auch Maulaffen hat man nicht umsonst feil. Frz.: On n est pas bedaud pour rien. 2. Wer die Maulaffen für sich hat, der hat gewonnen Spiel. *3. Maulaffen feil haben. – Eiselein, 455; Körte, 4133; Lohrengel, II, 378; Braun, I, 3628; für… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • Skill — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Skill >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 skill skill skillfulness address Sgm: N 1 dexterity dexterity dexterousness Sgm: N 1 adroitness adroitness expertness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 proficiency …   English dictionary for students


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