How to sign trouble in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands elevated in front of you with your palms oriented toward each other. Your dominant hand should be slightly higher than your non-dominant hand. Then, both both wrists down a couple of times.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of trouble

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of trouble

End of Sign

Final Frame of trouble

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for trouble
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb folded across the palm

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for trouble
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb folded across the palm

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