Mime Signs Video Dictionary – G

Gamble (throwing dice)
Handshape: A Hand becomes the 5 Hand
Memory Aide: shaking and throwing dice
Example of sentence usage: He gambled away all his money.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: craps, shoot dice

Get Away (away, go away, shoo)
Handshape: Open Hand
Memory Aide: waving off someone or something to shoo away
Example of sentence usage: Get away! I cannot be bothered now!
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: disappear, get going, scat, scram, take off, vamoose
Idiomatic expressions: hit the road
Get Out
Handshape: 10 Hand
Memory Aide: signaling with your thumb to get out
Example of sentence usage: Get out before I throw you out!
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: eject
Idiomatic expressions: hightail it, hit the road, take a walk
Golf
Handshape: Modified X Hand
Memory Aide: a golf swing
Example of sentence usage: Golf is a game of patience.
Goodbye (bye, farewell)
Handshape: Open Hand
Memory Aide: wave goodbye
Example of sentence usage: She said goodbye before she left.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: bye-bye, cheerio, so long, and all the well-known goodbyes in foreign languages (adios, au revoir, sayonara, etc.)
Good Luck
Handshape: 10 Hand
Memory Aide: a thumbs up for good luck
Example of sentence usage: The teacher wished her students good luck before the exam.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: All the best! Best of luck! Go for it!
Gorilla (ape)
Handshape: S Hands
Memory Aide: A gorilla pounding its chest
Example of sentence usage: The gorilla is the largest living primate.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now; primate animal (if referring to a gorilla)
Grab (grasp, snatch)
Handshape: Curved 5 Hand changes to S Hand
Memory Aide: grabbing something and holding on
Example of sentence usage: She grabbed him by the shirt collar.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: clasp, clutch, grip
Grasp (grab, snatch)
Handshape: Curved 5 Hand changes to S Hand
Memory Aide: grasping something and holding on
Example of sentence usage: He grasped the bottle before it fell.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: clasp, clutch, grip
Guitar
Handshape: 5 Hand (nondominant) and F Hand (dominant)
Memory Aide: pressing the strings as you strum a guitar
Example of sentence usage: She strummed the guitar and sang a folksong.
Gun (handgun, pistol)
Handshape: L Hand
Memory Aide: shooting a gun
Example of sentence usage: The policeman carries a gun.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: firearm, piece, revolver, rod, weapon