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Drizzle over the glaze and garnish with a handful of chopped spring onion. The Sun (2017)This means that for some conditions will have been properly tested on only a handful of people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Add a handful of leaves so avocado and salad sandwich the shrimp. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A few pots on a windowsill make it quick and easy to cut a handful of fresh leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a real handful. The Sun (2016)Production is controlled by a handful of players. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Stir in a handful of chopped mint. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When we get it right we will be a real handful to stop. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the space of more than an hour we see only a handful of people. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Scatter a large handful of rock salt in a wide dish with the herbs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Throw in a handful of chopped parsley and capers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My parents are one of a handful of the originals who have remained to this day. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That leaves only a handful of fixtures. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is a handful of banks deemed to have handled the financial crisis better than others. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Reserve the liquid and add a handful of chopped parsley and salt to it. Food Watch (1994)Throw in a bouncy pitch and you have a real handful. The Sun (2010)He had already qualified and there was only a handful of people watching in the arena. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not always at his best defending but a real handful when he gets forward. The Sun (2014)Only a handful of people knew he was a journalist and he was worried about the discreet filming. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He managed to do this despite tight regulations that meant that only a handful of banks could deal in foreign exchange. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It didn't need all sorts of unfair advantages possessed by a small handful of traders. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's one of a handful of hotels that stand out for me. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We will leave a handful of onions, and a dish of dried beans. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Despite a handful of small acquisitions, most of the growth has been organic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Here are a handful of British ones that may get lost in translation. The Sun (2013)Add a splash of sherry vinegar and some chopped fresh parsley or a handful of rocket if you have either of them to hand. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Put the burger in the roll, top with salsa and serve with a large handful of salad drizzled with balsamic vinegar. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Throw in a handful of chopped, mixed herbs and lemon zest with the eggs for a really fresh and zingy spring flavour. Times, Sunday Times (2008) One of the handful of spectators who watched me on stage observed: 'It was funny the way you seemed to be getting so annoyed with yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The sea is less rough and after paddling away from the main cluster of more seasoned surfers, I manage a handful of decent waves. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'handful'
British English: handful NOUN
A handful of people or things is a small number of them.
He surveyed the handful of customers at the counter.
Definition of handful from the Collins English Dictionary
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