a safe pair of hands


a safe pair of hands
(Brit) una persona competente

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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  • safe pair of hands — A person who can be trusted to do something without causing any trouble is a safe pair of hands …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • safe pair of hands — Brit : someone who can be trusted with responsibility or a job The next leader of the party should be a safe pair of hands. • • • Main Entry: ↑hand …   Useful english dictionary

  • safe pair of hands —    A person who can be trusted to do something without causing any trouble is a safe pair of hands.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Safe pair of hands —   A person who can be trusted to do something without causing any trouble is a safe pair of hands …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • (a) safe pair of hands — a safe pair of hands british phrase someone who you can trust to do something well and make no mistakes The new Chancellor is widely seen as a safe pair of hands. Thesaurus: people or things you can rely on or trustsynonym Main entry: pair * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) safe pair of hands — British & Australian someone who you can trust to do an important job well without making mistakes. He s what this troubled club needs, a good, solid manager, a safe pair of hands …   New idioms dictionary

  • a safe pair of hands — British someone who you can trust to do something well and make no mistakes The new Chancellor is widely seen as a safe pair of hands …   English dictionary

  • a safe pair of hands — Meaning A reliable, if somewhat dull, person who can be entrusted not to make a mistake with a task. Origin UK origin. Applied to politicians or diplomats who were given sensitive work that required careful handling …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • a safe pair of hands — someone who is capable or reliable. → hand …   English new terms dictionary

  • (a) pair of hands — a pair of ˈhands idiom (informal) a person who can do, or is doing, a job • We need an extra pair of hands if we re going to finish on time. • Colleagues regard him as a safe pair of hands …   Useful english dictionary

  • pair — pair1 W2S2 [peə US per] n plural pairs or pair ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(joined together)¦ 2¦(belonging together)¦ 3 in pairs 4¦(two people)¦ 5 the pair of you/them 6¦(two animals)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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