2016年8月17日 星期三

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Aging: Remaining Socially Active Aids Motor Skills

By ERIC NAGOURNEY
Older adults who remain socially engaged are less likely to experience declines in motor skills like strength, speed and dexterity, a new study finds



And for those five decades, he was recognized as the most important patient in the history of brain science. As a participant in hundreds of studies, he helped scientists understand the biology of learning, memory and physical dexterity, as well as the fragile nature of human identity.



dexterity
noun [U]
the ability to perform a difficult action quickly and skilfully with the hands, or the ability to think quickly and effectively:
He caught the ball with great dexterity.
He answered the journalists' questions with all the dexterity of a politician.

dex・ter・i・ty

━━ n. 器用, 機敏; 抜け目なさ.


dexterous, dextrous
adjective
a dexterous movement

dexterous (DEK-struhs, -stuhr-uhs)

adjective
1. Skillful or adroit, mentally or bodily.
2. Right-handed.

Etymology
From Latin dexter (right-hand, skillful)

Usage
"Paul Frazier was quietly dexterous on bass, always the stealth weapon in Mr. Byrne's music." — Ann Powers; Same As He Ever Was; The New York Times, May 15, 2001.


dexterously, dextrously
adverb


━━[動](他)
1 [hand A B/hand B to A]〈A(人)にB(物)を〉手渡す;〈AにBを〉(手紙のかたちで)渡す, 送る, (食事中に)回す, 取ってやる((around, round));〈AにBを〉(贈り物・報酬などとして)渡す, 与える
hand a person a check
人に小切手を同封して送る(▼間接目的語は省略できない)
The messenger handed me the letter [=the letter to me].
使者は私に手紙を手渡した
was handed the card at the entrance.
入り口でカードを手渡された.
2 〈人に〉手を貸す
He handed her out of the car.
彼女に手を貸して車から降ろしてあげた.
3 《海事》〈帆・旗などを〉たたむ.



France lends Greece a hand
France and Germany are working together on a possible plan to help Greece resolve its budget problems, according to a person close to French President Nicolas Sarkozy.




Some small-business owners, overwhelmed by the time commitment required of marketing their products and services via social media, are hiring consultants to lend a hand.


 您好!本會與輔仁大學合辦之第三屆東亞比較文學會議將於二○○九年十二月十二至十三日(週六、週日)舉行,大會主題為 "Literary Imagologie in East Asia: East Asian Images of Each Other "The study of the phenomenon of literary images of each other in East Asia is still at an early stage of development, unlike in Europe, where Imagologie had an important role in the establishment of Comparative Literature as an academic discipline. This conference will bring together scholars from East Asia and elsewhere who are working on the conference theme.


lend a hand

Also, lend a helping hand. Be of assistance, as in Can you lend them a hand with putting up the flag, or Peter is always willing to lend a helping hand around the house. [Late 1500s]

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