When was the last time your hands were tied and you couldn’t help a friend?   Leave a comment

Some hand-derived units of measurement, includ...

Some hand-derived units of measurement, including the Shaftment (1), Hand (2), Palm (3), Span (4), Finger (5) and Digit (6) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

1) When was the last time your hands were tied and you couldn’t help a friend?
2) Are you a safe pair of hands? Can people relax when they leave plans and arrangements in your hands?
3) When was the last time you needed help and asked a friend to lend you a hand?
4) Who do you know that is so lazy (s)he never lifts a finger?
5) Have you ever been so poor you’ve had to live from hand to mouth?
6) Have you ever been visited by the long arm of the law?
7) Which of your things would you like to get rid of, to get off your hands?
8) Do you know an old hand who is very experienced and good at doing something?
9) Have you ever been somewhere where communication is so bad that the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing?
10) Would you like to rub shoulders with rich, famous and powerful people?

 

 

 

 

 

 

1) Have you ever been in a very difficult situation and just managed to hang on by your fingernails?
2) Do you have a busy life? Do you have your finger in many pies?
3) What do you have your hands full with at the moment?
4) Does the heavy hand of the law in your country worry you?
5) In your culture, do you keep your fingers crossed for good luck?
6) Which towns do you know like the back of your hand?
7) Do you think it’s OK for parents to lay a finger on their children and beat them when they do bad things?
8) Is your teacher always on hand to help you with your work?
9) Are you quick to point the finger and put the blame on others?
10) As a rule of thumb, how long should we study English every day?

 

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