Saturday, April 15, 2006
His hand is fast...!?
There are a lot of idioms using a part of the body.
Today, I’m introducing you some idioms with “hand”.
Hand is "手 (te)" in Japanese.
① 手を貸す (te o kasu)
“To lend one’s hand”
“To help someone”.
(te o kashite kurenai?)
“Can you help me?”
② 手が早い (te ga hayai)
“The hand is fast”
“To have relationships with women right away”.
(kare wa te ga hayai kara ki o tsukete!)
“He wants to have relationships with girls easily. Be careful!”
③ 手が焼ける (te ga yakeru)
“The hand is burnt”
“It’s difficult to take care of someone.”
“To have a lot of trouble to take care of someone”
(watashi no hisho wa shippai bakaride te ga yakeru yo)
“My secretary makes mistakes very often. I have a lot of trouble with him/her.”
Do you have similar idioms or expressions in your language, too?