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Call on a handyman when you've got a problem.
Helen: Hello, welcome to Real English from BBC Learning English. I’m Helen.

Oliver: 嗨,我是Oliver。 (来源:英语学习门户 http://www.EnglishCN.com)

Helen: Today we’re going to look at words and phrases that you might not find in your dictionary.

Oliver: 地道英语和大家一起学习现代英式英语中经常出现的流行词汇和实用表达。那Helen,今天给我们带来的新词是什么呢?

Helen: Today we are going to concentrate on one word.

Oliver: 就一个词儿, excellent。

Helen: It has several uses though. The word is handy, h-a-n-d-y, handy.

Oliver: 这个词儿和手有关, hand. Handy 在手这个字的后边多了一个字母Y。

Helen: Often people talk about someone who is handy with something. That means this person is good at doing something, for example fixing cars.

Oliver: 也就是说,handy在这里是做什么事情很拿手,很在行的意思。你举的例子是有人修车很在行,就可以用handy。

Helen: Yes, my friend Keith likes cars very much and he’s good at fix problems in them, so he’s very handy with cars.

Oliver: 让我们听一个例子。

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A: There’s something wrong with my computer, it keeps shutting down after 10 minutes.

B: Why don’t you give Jason a call? He’s really handy with computers.

A: Thanks, I’ll give him a ring now.

Oliver: Helen, 你说过 handy这个词儿还有其它的意思。

Helen: Yes, handy could also mean convenient.

Oliver: 有方便的意思。

Helen: For example, I always find it handy to have a pen with me.

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A: It’s too dark to see the keyhole.

B: Hang on, I’ve got a little torch on my key ring.

A: Oh, that’s handy.

Oliver: 好啦,我们今天学到的词儿是handy,这个词儿有两个基本意思,一个意思是某人做什么事情很拿手,很在行,另外一个意思是方便。

Helen: You’ve been listening to Real English from BBC Learning English. Join us next time.

Oliver: 我们下次节目再会。

 
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