A show of hands – English Idioms – Online English Lessons

A show of hands is an informal vote where people vote for their choice by raising a hand.

Examples of use:

1. Let’s have a show of hands and see who agrees with the plans for a new road through the village.

2. The factory workers had a show of hands and voted to go on strike.

3. Let’s have a show of hands. Who wants pizza for dinner?

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