Citações: Indira Gandhi

Jack Scholes

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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
Indira Gandhi

To clench your fist
When you clench your fist, you press or squeeze your closed hand, usually showing that you are angry, or determined.

  • He clenched his fists in anger.
  • When he saw his name on the list of successful candidates he clenched his fist and shouted, “Yes!”

Tight-fisted
Not willing to spend or give much money, not generous with money. SYN – mean, stingy.

  • Don’t expect to get a nice present from him. He’s too tight-fisted.

Ham-fisted (US also – ham-handed)
Doing things in an awkward, unskilled way when using your hands or not careful or gentle enough when dealing with people. SYN – clumsy

  • Customers’ complaints were dealt with in a really ham-fisted way.

Referência: “Gems of Wisdom – Inspirational Messages to Enhance the Quality of Your Life and Improve Your English” de Jack Scholes – Disal Editora, 2007. Leia a resenha. Adquira seu exemplar na Disal ou no Submarino.

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