pair of hands

noun phrase

: a person
It will take two pairs of hands to move this rock.

Examples of pair of hands in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The camera cut to a pair of hands flipping through pages of a physical newspaper. E. Tammy Kim, The New Yorker, 19 July 2023 Trending videos with up to 200,000 likes usually show a pair of hands sorting wads of cash into various envelopes that all have different budgeting purposes: including gas, groceries, and eating out. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 12 May 2023 Like a pair of hands squeezing a sponge of its water, a ridge of high pressure will compress the marine layer’s cool air and humidity out of the inland valleys and into San Francisco Bay. Gerry Díaz, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 May 2023 Fortunately for the mom of two, Pratt has an extra pair of hands to help her and Kirkpatrick out: Lyric. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 10 May 2023

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“Pair of hands.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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