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 Translation for 'back of the hand' from English to Slovak
poznať n-čo ako vlastnú dlaň [nedok.] [idióm]to know sth. like the back of one's hand [idiom]
Partial Matches
anat.med.
tylo {n}
back of the head
anat.
kríže {pl} [časť chrbta]
the small of the back
tešiť sa, až n-o vypadne {noun} [nedok.] [ľud.]to be glad to see the back of sb.
vrátiť [dok.]to hand back
na jednej strane {adv}on the one hand
na druhej strane {adv}on the other hand
naproti tomu [na druhej strane]on the other hand
automot.prem.
uvoľniť ručnú brzdu [dok.]
to release the hand brake
Vráť sa na zem! [idióm]Back to the grindstone! [idiom]
na pravej strane {adv}on the right-hand side
chytiť n-ho za ruku [dok.]to take sb. by the hand
vziať n-ho za ruku [dok.]to take sb. by the hand
vraziť n-mu nôž do chrbta [dok.] [idióm]to stab sb. in the back [idiom]
odsunúť n-čo na vedľajšiu koľaj [dok.] [idióm]to put sth. on the back burner [idiom]
potľapkať n-ho po pleci [dok.] [aj idióm]to pat sb. on the back [also idiom]
odložiť n-čo na neskôr [dok.] [menej naliehavý problém]to put sth. on the back burner [idiom]
vycúvať s autom z garáže [dok.]to back one's car out of garage
vymknúť sa z rúk [nedok.] [idióm]to get out of hand [idiom] [situation, things­]
príslov.
Lepší vrabec v hrsti ako zajac v chrasti.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
príslov.
Lepší vrabec v hrsti ako holub na streche.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
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Usage Examples English
  • Katar dating back to this period often had a leaf- or shell-like knucklebow curving up from the top of the blade to protect the back of the hand.
  • Furthermore, racing gloves may and often do incorporate additional wrist and other protection panels to protect the heel of the hand, back of the hand and other easily injured parts of the hand.
  • This includes tricks such as headrolling and the butterfly, the trick of rolling the ball from the palm to the back of the hand via the fingertips.
  • Wrist spin is bowled by releasing the ball from the back of the hand, so that it passes over the little finger.
  • The fingertips of her right hand rested upon the back of the hand of one "controller."

  • In anatomy, the radial veins are paired veins that accompany the radial artery through the back of the hand and the lateral aspect of the forearm.
  • The backhand is a shot used in most racket sports, such as tennis and pickleball, where the back of the hand precedes the palm when swinging the racket.
  • Skin can also be used from the back of the hand by mobilizing it (called a "graftless" syndactyly correction), which requires planning over a period of months prior to surgery.
  • The "kohen" (priest) then dips the remaining bird and other items into the bloodied water and sprinkles the "metzora" (the afflicted) seven times on the back of the hand.
  • A demi-gaunt is a type of plate armour gauntlet that only protects the back of the hand and the wrist: demi-gaunts are worn with gloves made from chain mail or padded leather.

  • The long tendons that deliver motion from the forearm muscles may be observed to move under the skin at the wrist and on the back of the hand.
  • Another way to "taste" grappa is by rubbing a small amount on the back of the hand and sniffing.
  • It extends the wrist, which means it moves the back of the hand toward the back of the forearm.
  • Forehand strokes are hit with the front of the hand leading (like hitting with the palm), whereas backhand strokes are hit with the back of the hand leading (like hitting with the knuckles).
  • Some practitioners, such as members of ISKCON, may carry their malas in larger pouches which hang from the back of the hand and allow the mala to be manipulated while it is being used without it being significantly exposed to public view or risking contact with the ground.

  • A non-ritual hand-kiss can be initiated by the lady, who would hold out her right hand with the back of the hand facing upward; or by the gentleman extending his right hand with the palm facing upward to invite the lady to put her right hand lightly on it facing downward.
  • According to Henry Gray's estimates, the palm has around 370 sweat glands per cm2; the back of the hand has 200 per cm2; the forehead has 175 per cm2; the breast, abdomen, and forearm have 155 per cm2; and the back and legs have 60–80 per cm2.
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