How to sign dang it in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Hit the palm of your non-dominant hand with the fist of your dominant hand while moving it to the side.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for dang it
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for dang it
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Move your hand to the side while snapping your fingers.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for dang it
Extend the index finger straight up and touch the tip of the thumb to the tip of the middle finger with the ring and pinky fingers bent in the same way as the middle finger.

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