put (one's) hand to (something)

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put (one's) hand to (something)

To undertake or apply oneself to (doing) something; to attempt or be able to do something. Now that I'm on a pretty stable career path, I'd like to put my hand to learning the saxophone in my spare time. With Sarah's intelligence, she could probably put her hand to anything after high school.
See also: hand, put
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Ms Mathews said: "She put her hand to her mouth and had a second ring in her hand, I got the second ring back but one was missing.
Another assistant Lisa Caffrey said: "She put her hand to her mouth and mumbled something.