BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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portion

How to sign: your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
"whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion";

lot in BSL Watch how to sign lot in British Sign Language
lot - SignStation
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luck in BSL Watch how to sign luck in British Sign Language
luck - SignStation
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fortune in BSL Watch how to sign fortune in British Sign Language
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luck in BSL Watch how to sign luck in British Sign Language

Similiar / Same: luck, circumstances, destiny, fate, lot, fortune

Categories: condition

Within this category: failure, good fortune, misfortune, providence

portion

How to sign: something determined in relation to something that includes it
"he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself"; "I read a portion of the manuscript"; "the smaller component is hard to reach";

part in BSL Watch how to sign part in British Sign Language
part - University of Wolverhampton
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part in BSL Watch how to sign part in British Sign Language
part - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: part, component part, component

Categories: relation

Within this category: basis, detail, item, language unit, member, remainder, subpart, substance, unit

portion

How to sign: give out or allot
"We were assigned new uniforms";

assign in BSL Watch how to sign assign in British Sign Language
assign - QIA Dictionary of ICT
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Similiar / Same: allot, assign

Categories: administer, allot, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, distribute, dole out, lot, mete out, parcel out, shell out

Within this category: allocate, allow

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