151217-2 ศัพท์ น่าสับสน ชุด H – handle & manage & arrange
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ออกเสียง Handle = ‘HAN-dl’
ออกเสียง Manage = ‘MAN-ij’
ออกเสียง arrange = “uh-REYN”
IDIOMS ABOUT HANDLE
fly off the handle,
= to become very agitated or angry,
especially without warning or adequate reason:
I can't imagine why he flew off the handle like that.
get / have a handle on,
to acquire an understanding or knowledge of:
Can you get a handle on what your new boss expects?
Dictionary of Problem Words and Expression:
handle & manage
These words are interchangeable
when used to mean “to control”
“to train” or
“This teacher can handle (or manage) all kinds of students.
She can manage (or handle) them in all situations.”
Handle should be used when
hands are actually involved:
manage is preferable
when nonphysical control or direction is indicated:
“He handled the gun as though it were loaded.”
“Seth is prepared to manage this office when the supervisor is absent,”
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree:
place in a certain order;
adjust properly; array, group, sort, classify:
Arrange the cards in alphabetical order.
Not to be confused with:
arraign = call before a court to answer to an indictment;
to accuse or charge:
They will arraign the suspect in the morning.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language:
handle, manipulate, wield, ply
These verbs mean to use or operate with
or as if with the hands.
Handle applies widely and suggests competence:
We need workers who know how to handle power tools.
The therapist handled every problem with sensitivity.
Manipulate connotes skillful or artful control:
Some jets are controlled by manipulating a joystick.
When manipulate refers to people or personal affairs,
it often implies deviousness or fraudin gaining an end:
I realized I'd been manipulated into helping them.
Wield implies freedom, skill, ease, and effectiveness
in handling physical or figurative implements:
The cane cutters moved through the field, wielding their machetes.
The mayor's speechwriter wields a persuasive pen.
It also connotes effectiveness
in the exercise of intangibles
such as authority or influence:
The dictator wielded enormous power.
Ply suggests industry and persistence:
The rower plied his oars in a steady rhythm.
The term also applies to the regular
and diligent engagement in a task or pursuit:
She plies the banker's trade with great success.
See Also Synonyms at touch.
Choose the Right Synonym for manage
mean to use one's powers to lead, guide, or dominate.
CONDUCT implies taking responsibility
for the acts and achievements of a group.
MANAGE implies direct handling and manipulating
or maneuvering toward a desired result.
manages a meat market
CONTROL implies a regulating or restraining
in order to keep within bounds or on a course.
controlling his appetite
DIRECT implies constant guiding and regulating
so as to achieve smooth operation.
directs the store's day-to-day business
Collins COBUILD English Usage:
Manage & arrange
If you manage to do something,
you succeed in doing it.
Manuel managed to finish the work on time.
How did you manage to convince her?
Use a to-infinitive, not an -ing form, after manage.
Don't say, for example, 'How did you manage convincing her?
Don't use a that-clause after manage.
Don't say, for example, that you 'manage that something is done'.
Say that you arrange for something to be done.
He had arranged for me to be met at the airport.
Don't say that you 'manage that someone does something'.
Say that you arrange for someone to do something.
I had arranged for a photographer to take pictures of the team.