big hand

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a big hand

A round of clapping, often as a show of approval or appreciation. Let's welcome our special guest with a big hand!
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*big hand (for something)

lots of applause for something. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) She got a big hand for singing so well. They always give the acrobats a big hand.
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Our inflatable big hands are an excellent way to raise even more money for such a great cause and will help to show your loved one some support at the same time.
They often hang on the walls of cabins, Elks Lodges, dens, and bedrooms, although they are actually "really big hand puppets," noted Larson.
When it rings in the morning, the big hand is pointing to twelve and the little hand is pointing to eight.
Always, wherever we danced, when the first curtain went up a big hand made us feel very good.
Rare Medium Inc, the New York-based internet consultancy has made two more small acquisitions, buying Big Hand Inc and FS3 Interactive, both Dallas, Texas-based web marketing and design companies.
I usually start shaking when I get a big hand but I knew I had to control myself after being dealt two tens, then seeing two more on the table, giving me the best hand.
WE would like to say a massive thank you to Big Hand Brewery based in Wrexham for their generous donation of PS100 for Age Cymru.
But his input to the team has been excellent and he has had a big hand in a lot of the goals we have scored this season.
Jake Quickenden was mocked as a latecomer - but was central to many of the show's biggest incidents and had a big hand in its success.
She said that she would want to thank Jagger for his kind gesture and he was a huge part of her sister's life and had a big hand in -organising the funeral.
They should then make big hand signals so that motorised road users know exactly the cyclist's intentions, and they should never ride as close to the kerb as they can possibly get.
I hope that I'm as fast as you, When the Big Hand comes for me.
Clockwise from left, a Colinet figure; John Gair takes a close look at an antique crocodile; a big hand for Fred Story as he checks the time with long case clocks; The Scream, a 1930s Czech mask worth pounds 600; behind you - a stuffed lions head valued at pounds 2,300, together with a Black Buck