hands on

Idiom

hands on

Definition

It is used to describe a person who is actively involved in a task, often using practical skills and experience.

Examples

My boss has a very hands-on approach to managing the team.

We need a hands-on leader to take the company forward.

Origin

It is believed that the origin of this idiom is derived from the phrase “hand-in-hand”, which first appeared in the 15th century.

Faqs

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What does “hands on” mean?

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It is used to describe a person who is actively involved in a task, often using practical skills and experience.

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What is the origin of this idiom?

answer

It is believed that the origin of this idiom is derived from the phrase “hand-in-hand”, which first appeared in the 15th century.