Mime Signs – T, U and V
Tear (rip) – Mime tearing (F hands handshapes) something in half.
Telephone – Mime holding a telephone receiver (Y hand handshape) to your ear.
Throw (cast, dump, pitch, throw away, toss) – Mime throwing away (S hand handshape becomes the 5 hand handshape) an object.
Tie (knot) – Mime the action of tying (modified X hands handshapes) a knot.
Toothbrush – Mime using a toothbrush (index finger handshape).
Toothpaste – Mime applying (10 hand handshape) toothpaste on your toothbrush (index finger handshape). (Note: the 10 hand looks like the A hand except the thumb is extended.)
Toothpick – Mime using a toothpick (modified X hand handshape).
Towel – Mime you are using a towel to dry off (S hands handshape) your back.
Trigger – Mime the action of pulling (L hand handshape becomes an X hand handshape) a trigger on a gun.
Typewriter – Mime the action of typing (curved 5 hands handshapes)
Umbrella – Mime you are holding an umbrella and opening it up (S hands handshapes).
Up – Point up (index finger handshape).
Ups and downs – Mime the highs and lows in life (B hand handshape).
Violin – Mime you are holding the neck of a violin (curved hand handshape) and moving the bow (F hand handshape) to play it.
Volleyball – Mime you are hitting (open hands handshape) the ball over the net.
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