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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #110227: Movements of the hands and fingers
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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 ( )   [p...] her dog when he brought the bone back.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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