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Turn one's hand to something

Parf of speech: Expression, OED Year: 1703, OED Evaluation: N/A

To apply oneself to, set to work at, take up as an occupation

They have an excellent work ekth-- ethic. I think, you-know. They have no fear to turn their hand to something or try. Failing is not maybe an option but if you do it's not the end of the world. Life goes on. As compared to city kids, um, I don't know I- I- I just think the boys probably might be a little more confident than some.
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They learned how to ride and care for them. We had the meat birds so they learned how to kill, clean and freeze that-sort-of-thing. You-know, I mean, they can turn their hand pretty much to anything they want to.
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