Action verbs: hands & fingers
A group of verbs used to show hands and fingers in action
Terms in this set (13)
In the sport of volleyball, to hit the ball so that it goes almost straight down on the other side of the net
To quickly take something in your hand(s) and hold it firmly
(especially of people in the armed forces) to make a formal sign of respect to someone, especially by raising the right hand to the side of the head:
To make a short loud noise by hitting your hands together
To repeatedly hit something by your hand, producing a noise
To touch someone or something gently and usually repeatedly with the hand flat:
To raise your hand and move it from side to side as a way of greeting someone, telling them to do something or adding emphasis to an expression
To push a finger or other pointed object quickly into someone or something
An act of moving your hand, another part of the body, or an object gently over something or someone, usually repeatedly and for pleasure
To press or be pressed against something with a circular or up-and-down repeated movement:
To rub your skin with your nails
To move or hit something with a short sudden movement by your finger.
To press something, especially someone's skin, strongly between two hard things such as a finger and a thumb, usually causing pain
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