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  • as intackle
  • as inturn

synonyms for turn one's hand to

  • begin
  • deal with
  • engage in
  • take on
  • try
  • undertake
  • work on
  • accept
  • attack
  • attempt
  • essay
  • launch
  • apply oneself
  • bang away at
  • come to grips with
  • devote oneself to
  • embark upon
  • give a try
  • give a whirl
  • go for it
  • make a run at
  • pitch into
  • set about
  • square off
  • start the ball rolling
  • take a shot at
  • take in hand
  • take on
  • try on for size
  • turn to

antonyms for turn one's hand to

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  • abstain
  • complete
  • conclude
  • end
  • finish
  • be lazy
  • avoid
  • dodge
  • forget
  • idle
  • neglect
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How to use turn one's hand to in a sentence

After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Not a word now,” cried Longcluse harshly, extending his hand quickly towards him; “I may do that which can't be undone.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

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