How to sign pissed off in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your middle finger touching your nose, then move your hand away from your nose, while rotating your wrist until your palm is oriented away from yourself. As your hand moves forward, you should change your handshape to a "F" handshape.


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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for pissed off
Touch your thumb to the index finger, creating a circle, with the other fingers extended straight up.
Dominant Handshape for pissed off
Extend the index and middle fingers in a 'V' shape, tucking the thumb in between the index and middle fingers, and folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

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