finger

finger
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n.

1) to point a finger at

2) (usu. fig.) to snap one's fingers (I jump when she snaps her fingers) ('I obey her commands without question')

3) an accusing; warning finger (to point an accusing finger at smb.)

4) an index; little; middle; ring; trigger finger

5) (misc.) to prick a finger; she jammed her finger in the door; to lay a finger on smb. ('to harm smb.'); I can't lay/put my finger on what is wrong ('I cannot discover what is wrong'); to count on one's fingers; to keep one's fingers crossed ('to hope for smt.'); to lift a finger ('to make an effort'); to have one's finger in smt. ('to be involved in smt.'); the finger of suspicion points at/to you ('you are under suspicion'); to have smb. wrapped around one's little finger ('to have smb.'s complete devotion')

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v. (colloq.) (D; tr.) ('to identify') to finger as (he was fingered as one of the escaped convicts)

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['fɪŋgə]
she jammed her finger in the door
to count on one's fingers
trigger finger
to have one's finger in smt. ('to be involved in smt. ')
to lay a finger on smb. ('to harm smb. ')
to have smb. wrapped around one's little finger ('to have smb. 's complete devotion')
to keep one's fingers crossed ('to hope for smt. ')
to lift a finger ('to make an effort')
the finger of suspicion points at/to you ('you are under suspicion')
warning finger (to point an accusing finger at smb.)
(misc.) to prick a finger
an accusing
an index
to point a finger at
can't lay/put my finger on what is wrong ('I cannot discover what is wrong')
(usu. fig.) to snap one's fingers ('I obey her commands without question'; I jump when she snaps her fingers)
(colloq.) (D;tr.) ('to identify') to finger as (he was fingered as one of the escaped convicts)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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Synonyms:
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