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handful

US [ˈhæn(d)ˌfʊl]
UK [ˈhæn(d)fʊl]
  • n.一把(的量);用手抓起的数量;少数人(或物)
  • Web一小撮;少量;一把的
Plural Form:handfuls  
handful
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n.
1.
[c]
~ (of sth)
一把(的量);用手抓起的数量the amount of sth that can be held in one hand
a handful of rice
一把米
2.
[sing]
~ (of sb/sth)
少数人(或物)a small number of people or things
Only a handful of people came.
只有少数几个人来了。
3.
[sing]
(informal)
a ~
难以控制的人(或动物)a person or an animal that is difficult to control
Her children can be a real handful.
她的孩子们有时很难管教。

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