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With Both Hands

What Does "With Both Hands" Mean?

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"With both hands" is an English idiom. It means "to eagerly and wholeheartedly accept or embrace an opportunity or offer."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "with both hands" used in a sentence:
  • When they offered her the promotion, she accepted it with both hands.
  • He grabbed the chance to travel the world with both hands, leaving his job behind.
  • They welcomed the new partnership with both hands, seeing it as a great opportunity.
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What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "With Both Hands" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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