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    #1

    'manual skill' or 'hand skills'

    Hello,

    I'd like to ask you a question about these two phrases: 'manual skill' and 'hand skills'.
    Is it correct to use either of them in this sentence ?

    If you want to be a construction worker on skyscrapers, good 'manual skill' is a very important requirement.

    If you want to be a construction worker on skyscrapers, good hand skills are a very important requirement.

    Thank you for your help,
    heyt

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    Re: 'manual skill' or 'hand skills'

    Quote Originally Posted by heyt View Post
    Hello,

    I'd like to ask you a question about these two phrases: 'manual skill' and 'hand skills'.
    Is it correct to use either of them in this sentence ?

    If you want to be a construction worker on skyscrapers, good 'manual skill' is a very important requirement.

    If you want to be a construction worker on skyscrapers, good hand skills are a very important requirement.

    Thank you for your help,
    heyt
    I would use "manual skills" in the plural.

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    Re: 'manual skill' or 'hand skills'

    Thank you very much!
    heyt

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