How to sign problem in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the back of your curled-in index and middle fingers very close to each other in front of you, with the palm of your dominant hand slightly oriented away from yourself and the palm of your non-dominant hand slightly oriented toward yourself. Tap the index and middle fingers of each hand against each other and then rotate your dominant hand forward and your non-dominant hand backward, and then touch your index and middle fingers against each other again.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for problem
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for problem
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

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