Идиомы и фразеологизмы английского со словом hand. Страница два

Фразеологизмы со словом hand. Страница два

bite the hand that feeds one
To turn against or hurt a helper or supporter; repay kindness with wrong.
He bit the hand that fed him when he complained against his employer.
cannot see one's hand in front of one's face
Ситуация очень плохой видимости, обычно из-за темноты или тумана. Эквивалент – "не видно ни зги".
I could not see my hands in front of my face because of the heavy rain.
Из-за проливного дождя было ни зги ни видно.
cap in hand
С уважением.
He saw the old lady with a heavy bag, so he helped her, cap in hand.
Он увидел пожилую леди с тяжелой сумкой, и с уважением помог ей.
catch red-handed
To apprehend a person during the act of committing an illicit or criminal act.
Уличить кого-либо в тот момент, когда он или она делал что-то нехорошее или незаконное; поймать с поличным.
Al was caught red-handed at the local store when he was trying to walk out with a new camera he had not paid for.
The manager was trying to steal a computer from the office, but security caught him red-handed.
Менеджер попытался украсть офисный компьютер, но охрана поймала его с поличным.
The police arrived as the burglar was leaving the house. He was caught red-handed.
Полиция приехала, когда грабитель выбирался из дома. Его поймали с поличным.
They caught him red-handed.
Они поймали его с поличным на месте преступления.
My teacher caught me red-handed, when I was cheating in the exam.
Мой учитель поймал меня с поличным, когда я жульничал на экзамене.
change hands
To change or transfer ownership.
Ever since our apartment building changed hands, things are working a lot better.
clean hands
Freedom from guilt or dishonesty; innocence.
John grew up in a bad neighborhood, but he grew up with clean hands.
There was much proof against Bill, but he swore he had clean hands.
close at hand
Handy; close by; within one's range.
My calendar isn't close at hand, so I can't tell you whether we can come next week or not.
I always keep my pencils and erasers close at hand when I work on a draft proposal.
come away empty-handed
Уходить с пустыми руками.
We came away from the department store empty-handed.
Из универмага мы вернулись с пустыми руками.