Use of “handy” – idiomatic expression
In our series of vocabulary expressions from body parts – two more with HAND
Meaning – (1) helpful, useful; (2) close, near, convenient; (3) skillful
I always find a dictionary handy when I’m writing a report.
A handy expression to use is “Could you speak more slowly, please?”
My house is handy for the shops, they’re only 5 minutes walk away.
Her mother lives next-door, which is handy for helping with the children.
Roger is very handy around the house, he can fix everything.
Mary is handy with a sewing machine, she makes all her children’s clothes.