handy


handy
01. This newspaper article gives some [handy] advice on what to look for when shopping for a used car.
02. Bank cards are really quite [handy] because they mean you can get money at any time of the day or night.
03. This little pocket knife is really [handy]; it has a screwdriver, scissors, saw and all kinds of things.
04. The apartment for rent is really [handy] to a bus which goes directly to the university.
05. Do you have a tissue [handy]? My nose is running.
06. Meagan is quite [handy] with tools, and can build almost anything.
07. Our neighbor is a real [handyman], and he has helped us with repairs to our apartment on a number of occasions.
08. This raise will certainly come in [handy] now that Christmas is approaching.
09. The names of constellation offer astronomers a [handy] way to refer to regions of the sky.
10. You'd better keep a sweater [handy] when we go to the beach because it'll probably get cold this evening.
11. I'll ask Dave to help us with the renovations; he's pretty [handy] with a hammer.
12. The home team won [handily] by a score of 3-0.
13. The Liberals won the election [handily], with over 65% of the vote.
14. Goethe once remarked that when ideas fail, words come in very [handy].
15. George Washington once said that government is like fire; a [handy] servant, but a dangerous master.

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