Idiom: all thumbs
idiom: all thumbs
- clumsy or awkward in doing or using something.
- I’m all thumbs with arts and crafts but my daughter is great at it.
- Do I play the piano or guitar? Are you serious—I'm all thumbs!
- My husband dropped my mother's fine crystal glass as she handed it to him, proving once again that he's all thumbs.
- I wish I could paint like you but I'm all thumbs.
- You're so lucky that your husband is handy around the house. My husband is all thumbs so if we need a repair we have to call a handyman.
- My grandmother knit this sweater but there's a small hole right here. She's all thumbs but it's the thought that counts.
- Karen used to be a waitress here but she's all thumbs and dropped a couple of trays filled with food. Now she's doing a fantastic job as our hostess.
- I can't believe you learned how to juggle. I thought you were all thumbs.
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