all fingers and all thumbs

all fingers and all thumbs
all fingers and thumbs/all thumbs inf руки-крюки

When it comes to knitting, Mary is all thumbs. I'm sorry I spilled your coffee.

I'm all fingers and thumbs this morning because I've got a job interview after lunch.


Англо-русский словарь идиом и фразовых глаголов. 2013.

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  • all fingers and thumbs — If you re all fingers and thumbs, you are too excited or clumsy to do something properly that requires manual dexterity. All thumbs is an alternative form of the idiom …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • all fingers and thumbs — informal : very clumsy Sorry I dropped the vase; I m all fingers and thumbs today. • • • Main Entry: ↑finger …   Useful english dictionary

  • fingers and thumbs — If you are all fingers and thumbs, you are being clumsy and not very skilled with your hands …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • all fingers and thumbs —    If you re all fingers and thumbs, you are too excited or clumsy to do something properly that requires manual dexterity.     All thumbs is an alternative form of the idiom.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you are all fingers and… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • all thumbs / all fingers and thumbs —    If you are all fingers and thumbs, you are awkward and clumsy and do things incorrectly.     Would you mind wrapping this for me? I m all fingers and thumbs! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • all thumbs — (Brit. informal) CLUMSY, awkward, maladroit, inept, unskilful, heavy handed, inexpert; informal butterfingered, cack handed, ham fisted, having two left feet; Brit. informal all fingers and thumbs; N. Amer. informal klutzy. → …   Useful english dictionary

  • all fingers and thumbs — adjective clumsy or awkward He tried to tie his shoelace but was all fingers and thumbs due to his nervousness. Syn: all thumbs …   Wiktionary

  • all thumbs —    If you are all (finger and) thumbs, you are awkward and clumsy and do things incorrectly.     Would you mind wrapping this for me? I m all (fingers and) thumbs …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • fingers and thumbs —    If you are all fingers and thumbs, you are being clumsy and not very skilled with your hands.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Fingers and thumbs —   If you are all fingers and thumbs, you are being clumsy and not very skilled with your hands …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • all thumbs — Synonyms and related words: awkward, blunderheaded, blundering, boorish, bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, careless, clownish, clumsy, clumsy fisted, cumbersome, fingers all thumbs, fumbling, gauche, gawkish, gawky, graceless, ham fisted, ham… …   Moby Thesaurus


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