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Engelsk substantiv: handle

1. handle (om gjenstand) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe grabbed the hammer by the handle.
It was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)grip, handgrip, hold

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkappendage

Mere spesifikke uttrykkax handle, axe handle, broom handle, broomstick, crop, gunstock, haft, helve, hilt, hoe handle, knob, mop handle, panhandle, pommel, pommel, rake handle, saddlebow, stock, stock

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkshank, stem

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkeneaspergill, aspersorium, baggage, baseball bat, bat, briefcase, brush, carpet beater, carrycot, cart, cheese cutter, coffee cup, coffeepot, cricket bat, cutlery, eating utensil, edge tool, faucet, French telephone, frying pan, frypan, go-cart, hand tool, handbarrow, handcart, handlebar, handset, ladle, luggage, lumber, mug, pushcart, racket, racquet, rug beater, saucepan, skillet, spatula, spigot, teacup, umbrella, watering can, watering pot

Engelsk verb: handle

1. handle (om adferd) be in charge of, act on, or dispose of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI can deal with this crew of workers.
This blender can't handle nuts.
She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)care, deal, manage

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcommand, control

Mere spesifikke uttrykkadminister, administrate, carry on, come to grips, conduct, coordinate, deal, direct, dispose of, get to grips, juggle, mind, misconduct, mishandle, mismanage, organise, organize, process, take care, touch, work

2. handle (om adferd) interact in a certain way

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDo right by her.
Treat him with caution, please.
Handle the press reporters gently.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)do by, treat

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkinteract

Mere spesifikke uttrykkabuse, baby, bemock, brutalise, brutalize, cocker, coddle, cosset, criminalize, cut, disregard, do well by, featherbed, gloss over, handle with kid gloves, ignore, ill-treat, ill-use, indulge, maltreat, mistreat, mock, mollycoddle, nurse, pamper, ride roughshod, rough-house, run roughshod, skate over, skimp over, slur over, smooth over, snub, spoil, step, strong-arm, upstage, wrong

Utsagnsord med lignende betydningaddress, cover, deal, handle, plow, treat, treat

3. handle (om kommunikasjon) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis book deals with incest.
The course covered all of Western Civilization.
The new book treats the history of China.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)address, cover, deal, plow, treat

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbroach, initiate

Mere spesifikke uttrykkdiscourse, discuss, talk about, theologise, theologize

Utsagnsord med lignende betydningcomprehend, cover, do by, embrace, encompass, handle, treat

4. handle (om relasjon) touch, lift, or hold with the hands

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDon't handle the merchandise.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)palm

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykktouch

Mere spesifikke uttrykkfield, fumble, manhandle, manipulate

5. handle (om relasjon) handle effectively

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe burglar wielded an axe.
The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)manage, wield

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmanipulate

Mere spesifikke uttrykkply, pump, sweep, swing, swing out

6. handle (om følelse) show and train

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe prize-winning poodle was handled by Mrs. Priscilla Prescott.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcontrol, keep in line, manipulate

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