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handy
British English: /ˈhandi/
American English: /ˈhændi/

Translation of handy in French:

adjective

  • 1 (useful)
    (book, index, skill)
    (bag, tool, pocket)
    to be handy for doing
    être pratique pour faire
    a handy hint ou tip
    un conseil utile
    to come in handy for somebody/something
    servir à quelqu'un/quelque chose
    to come in handy for doing don't throw the box away, it might come in handy
    ne jette pas la boîte, elle peut toujours servir
    an ability to speak Spanish could come in handy
    savoir parler espagnol pourrait être utile
    that's handy to know
  • 2 (convenient)
    (format, shape, size)
    (location)
    (shop)
    bien situé
    the hotel is handy for the shops
    l'hôtel est bien situé pour les magasins
    to keep something handy
    garder quelque chose sous la main
    (keys, passport)
    have you got a pencil handy?
    as-tu un crayon sous la main?
  • 3
    [informal]
    (skilful)
    (player, footballer) at doing pour faire
    to be handy with a paintbrush/ one's fists
    savoir se servir d'un pinceau/de ses poings
    to be handy about the house

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