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Language Holidays
Interpreting - Translation




Here are some expressions commonly used in discussing the body - arms and hands matters.

Listen to elbow - the joint of the human arm
Listen to finger - any of the five terminating members of the hand, sometimes excepting the thumb
Listen to finger nail - the nail at the end of a finger
Listen to fist - a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting)
Listen to forearm - the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
Listen to index finger - the finger next to the thumb
Listen to little finger - the finger farthest from the thumb
Listen to middle finger - the second finger; between the index finger and the ring finger
Listen to palm - the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers
Listen to ring finger - the third finger especially of the left hand counting the forefinger as the first
Listen to thumb - the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
Listen to wrist - the joint or the region of the joint between the human hand and the arm


Now we put new vocabulary into context, so you can see how you might use these terms yourself. The expressions are in boldface in the text.

Listen to Treatment of tennis elbow usually involves rest, ice, and medication.
Listen to A link between long ring fingers and excellence in sports such as athletics and football has been demonstrated by researchers at the University of Liverpool.
Listen to Artificial finger nails kit includes everything needed to enjoy long, beautiful, feminine finger nails at a very affordable price.
Listen to Symptoms of arthritis in the base of the thumb are pain and swelling about the thumb and wrist.



   






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