January 03, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
lift a finger
/ˈlɪft ə ˈfɪŋgɚ/
The man refuses to lift a finger to help clean.
Learner's definition of LIFT A FINGER
: to make an effort to do something — usually used in negative statements
I have so many chores to do, and my sister won't lift a finger to help me.
He never lifted a finger to try to improve his failing grades.
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