An able-bodied person is physically strong and healthy, rather than being weak or having a disability.
intelligent and decisive
The pupils of a school are the children who go to it.
(esp in the Royal Navy ) a rating who is qualified to perform certain duties of seamanship
an ordinary seaman, esp one in the merchant navy, who has been trained in certain skills . Also called: able-bodied seaman
be able to:
If you are able to do something, you have skills or qualities which make it possible for you to do it.
easy to approach, enter, use, or understand
If something is doable, it is possible to do it.
an ordinary seaman, esp one in the merchant navy, who has been trained in certain skills
very difficult to get hold of or get close to
able to do something blindfolded:
able to do something very easily, for example because of having done it many times before
not be able to run a chook raffle:
to be totally incompetent
can't see the wood for the trees not be able to see the wood for the trees:
If someone can't see the wood for the trees in British English, or can't see the forest for the trees in American English, they are very involved in the details of something and so they do not notice what is important about the thing as a whole .