手头

Mandarin for in hand

The mandarin vocabulary 手头 can also mean on hand

You can remember the meaning of 手头 with this easy mnemonic:

A gambler had little cash in hand (手) and thought he would try his luck at the poker table while his head (头) was still clear.

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The reading of 手头 is shǒu tóu.

You can remember how to say 手头 with this useful mnemonic:

The gambler thought his opponent was bluffing but came showhand (shǒu) turned out he wasn't. The gambler lost all his total (tóu) winnings for the night and left in the same state he came.

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