dab hand


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a person with a high degree of knowledge or skill in a particular field

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"We will see what the handicapper does on Tuesday but he will probably go to York for a mile handicap on Thursday," said Rhonda Bruce, from Dundee, part of Dab Hand Racing.
During her visit, the Princess saw the work being done by a drug intervention programme, watched a children's storytelling session and met a group of pensioners who have become a dab hand at using the internet.
DOWN: 1 Dab hand 2 Heighten 3 Rode 4 Unwieldy 5 Even 6 Trunk 8 Examination 13 Gardenia 14 Cetacean 15 Stumble 18 Hides 20 Rink 21 Lute.
"I'm a dab hand at maternity leave now so I really relish it.
The 51-year-old chef said the ex-England skipper was a dab hand at the stove and should turn professional.
John Lewis JL110 Sewing Machine, PS99, www.johnlewis.com Tools like your >dressmaking pins are half of what makes you a dab hand with a needle and thread - and don't you need pretty pots to keep them in?
Gemma Dyer, community fundraiser, said: "Whether you're a dab hand at baking cakes or simply enjoying a cuppa with friends is more your cup of tea, holding a Blooming Great Tea Party is a fun way to get together and raise funds for an important cause." For more information and to sign up for your free Blooming Great Tea Party fundraising pack call 0845 052 4184.
Hugely theatrical, this born entertainer's a dab hand at soaring retro-referencing soul and sassy pop - from the brass-blasted stomp of Stone Cold Sober to the beguiling, panoramic sweep of her biggest chart hit to date, the mega-selling New York.
Ed, re-named Mr Macaroon for the day, became a dab hand as he mixed and folded dozens of macaroons.
"I wouldn't have dreamed of making them five years ago but now we are a dab hand."
BBC Two Wales, Thursday, 9pm Choirmaster Gareth Malone might be a dab hand at creating a stunning choir out of a bunch of reluctant youths, but how will he fare teaching in a primary school for one term?
Joshua Henderson, 14, suffers with a "global delay" but is a dab hand with a pencil and paintbrush.
As much as we'd like to say she's stretched herself too far, we can't - it seems she really is a dab hand in the kitchen, and her prowess should mean that a certain Nigella Lawson is quaking in her designer boots.
Paul Grant, Stena Line's Head of Travel Market, said "Aardman proved that when they're not playing with plasticine they're also a dab hand at illustration".
CALLING all women who are a dab hand at DIY around the home!