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    idioms

    which one is correct?
    wind your hands, fold your hands or cross your hands?

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    Re: idioms

    Welcome to the forum.

    As an English teacher, you should be aware that every new sentence has to start with a capital letter.

    None of those is natural. What exactly do you want me to do with my hands?

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    Re: idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by Sajjadshah32 View Post
    Which one is correct:
    wind your hands, fold your hands or cross your hands?
    In the U.S. we say "fold your hands." But Rover is right, it depends on your meaning.

    You'll get better attention here if you capitalize sentences.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: idioms

    Does 'fold your hands' mean 'clasp your hands', Charlie — with fingers intertwined?

    Like this:


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    #5

    Re: idioms

    Yes.

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