Handy – expression

Use of “handy”  – idiomatic expression

In our series of vocabulary expressions from body parts – two more with HAND

Handy (adj)

Meaning – (1) helpful, useful; (2) close, near, convenient; (3) skillful

  1.  I always find a dictionary handy when I’m writing a report.

    A handy expression to use is “Could you speak more slowly, please?”

  2.  My house is handy for the shops, they’re only 5 minutes walk away.

    Her mother lives next-door, which is handy for helping with the children.

  3.  Roger is very handy around the house, he can fix everything.

    Mary is handy with a sewing machine, she makes all her children’s clothes.


See also “come in handy”

More English expressions and vocabulary with HAND , hands-on

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  1. Gemesa says:

    A very “handy” article – Thanks