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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #110227: Movements of the hands and fingers
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Frequent mistakes | Human body | Movements [Change theme]
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    Movements of the hands and fingers


    Movements of the hands and fingers :


    To flick : move something away using your thumb and your middle finger


    To punch : use your fist to hit someone or something


    To slap : hit someone with one's open hand


    To tickle : to touch lightly parts of someone's body to make them laugh


    To pat : repeatedly touch something /someone with one's open hand


    To stroke : use one's open hand up and down to caress


    To wave: move one or both hands in the air to say goodbye


    To finger : to touch with one's finger in order to mar or spoil


    To squeeze : press hard or gently with both hands


    To scratch : use one's nails to dig or scrape

     





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    1. Dora (                    ) her dog when he brought the bone back.

    2. The doctor (                          ) the patient's hand to comfort her.

    3. When I answered him rudely and shouted at him, he (                       ) me on my face.

    4. My tabby purrs every time I (                    ) her back.

    5. While getting on board the ship the emigrants (                 ) goodbye to their dear ones.

    6. She (                       ) away the insect which was crawling on her leg.

    7. Grannie used to (                    ) my feet to make me laugh.

    8. When the policewoman caught the burglar red-handed, he tried to (                 ) her.

    9. Don't (                    ) the vegetables, you could mar them !

    10. Confused, Bill (                             ) his head several times not knowing what to do.









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