a pair of hands

a pair of hands

A person who is able to do some kind of task, especially physical work. We'll need another pair of hands to life this down the stairs; it's too heavy to do it on our own. If you need a pair of hands to help out, just let me know.
See also: hand, of, pair

pair of hands

a person seen in terms of their participation in a task.
See also: hand, of, pair

a pair of ˈhands

(informal) a person who can do, or is doing, a job: We need an extra pair of hands if we’re going to finish on time.Colleagues regarded him as a safe pair of hands (= somebody who can be relied on to do a job well).
See also: hand, of, pair