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right-handed

Pronunciation: /ˈraɪtˈhændəd; ˌraɪtˈhændɪd/

Translation of right-handed in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [person] diestro; [stroke] con la (mano) derecha; [guitar] para músico que toca con la derecha; [thread] en el sentido de las agujas del reloj he's right-handed escribe ( or juega etc) con la derecha, es diestro a right-handed blow un derechazo
    Example sentences
    • ‘I do everything opposite from what the defender, after facing so many right-handed players, naturally expects,’ he smiles.
    • For the first month I could do nothing, and for a right-handed person life became very difficult.
    • Common everyday objects are designed for right-handed people.
    Example sentences
    • We have to adapt to their right-handed implements and look silly trying to use them.
    • Weir never looked back and used his unique ability to his advantage by examining right-handed equipment and player's techniques.
    • This particular model has a useful feature in that, since the weights are internal and are able to shift (by simply tipping the thing up) it can be used as either a left-handed or a right-handed planer.
    Example sentences
    • Island Sand was positioned to the outside of Two Trail Sioux in the stretch, where both Bailey and Day encouraged their mounts with right-handed whip action.
    • Peter says his right-handed writing is purely for on-paper work.
    • There is no doubt that such children suffered greatly from being forced against their will to change from left-handed to right-handed writing.
    Example sentences
    • It can be inferred that, by 1700, Moxon treated the right-handed screw as an established norm.
    • Even though I am a lefty and do not buy right-handed bolts, there was always hope the manufacturer would make a special run (hope springs eternal).
    • The screw arm has right-handed threads on one side of the brass wheel and left-handed threads on the other.

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