dolly vs handcart : Common Errors in English

About dolly vs handcart

A dolly is a flat platform with wheels on it, often used to make heavyobjects mobile, or by an auto mechanic lying on one under a car body.Many people mistakenly use this word to designate the verticallyoriented two-wheeled device with upright handles and horizontal lip.This latter device is more properly called a “handcart” or “hand truck.”

dolly Meaning(s)

  • (n) conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted
  • (n) conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects
  • (n) a small replica of a person; used as a toy

handcart Meaning(s)

  • (n) wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels

dolly in News

  1. Hello, Dolly: Superbroker Dolly Lenz Leaving Elliman After $8B in Sales

    A few highlights of superbroker Dolly Lenz's career include saving sales at the Apthorp, quitting the project over unpaid commissions, and "graciously agreeing" to give up her eligibility for Elliman's #1 agent award after eight years of hanging onto...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Curbed New York

  2. Mega-Broker to Rich Dolly Lenz Departs Elliman

    I. Dolly Lenz, who has brokered more than $8 billion in deals over 25 years and has long been on the top real-estate deal-makers in New York, is leaving Douglas Elliman Real Estate. She is expected to take with her a team of brokers and staffers.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: CNBC

  3. Mega-Broker to the Rich Departs Elliman

    Dolly Lenz, one of the top real-estate deal-makers in New York, is leaving Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: CNBC

handcart in News

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