In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(holding of hands)they never went beyond handholding — nunca fueron más allá de tomarse de la mano
2informal(support)empujoncito (inicial) masculine informalempujadita feminine Latin America informal
- There is no courting, no sweet talk or handholding.
- But the fact remains that there are still some vulnerable sections of society that need handholding, even to enjoy the fruits of globalisation.
- The Sur-Tel account was fine, but they needed the usual client handholding.
- And don't come to New York and expect this level of handholding, because it won't exist.
- As soon as everyone had bought their first cell phone, the partners figured, consumers would need less handholding.
- Many, like him, see students as inadequately prepared, lacking basic writing skills and foundational knowledge, constantly complaining about hard work or boredom, and expecting spoon feeding and handholding.
- When you're in the trenches, there's no handholding.
- It's not exactly rocket science, but newbies sometimes find the process confusing and require some handholding.
- The lack of warmth in the Kerzner handholding, is highly unconvincing.
- He spares us any obvious handholding, but it nonetheless becomes clear what Jef is doing and why.
- If you want a new kind of stealth challenge, this isn't it because there's far too much handholding going on throughout Operation Surma.
- The problem is that the amount of handholding an average end-user needs in buying a computer exceeds the margin you could possibly make on selling it.
- We send a volunteer who does some handholding, after which the society becomes strong enough to move forward.
- They also require a tremendous amount of handholding and attention.
- This mental effort on the part of the viewer frustrates many people, but Cohen fans appreciate the lack of handholding.
- They require serious handholding and that is why the company recently launched its Trusted Advisor Program.
- Since then, Johnson has also done a good bit of handholding for Valley Center's doctors.
- That can require some handholding, Chan admits, but it's work that has earned Schwab a loyal customer base.
- They want handholding and financial advice more than ever,’ said Butler.
- ‘Early-stage clients tend to be very frenetic and require a ton of handholding,’ he says.
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