1. Q: What is she doing?
A: She’s clapping her hands.
2. Q: Why do people clap their hands?
A: People clap their hands when they’re happy with a performance.
A: People clap their hands at the beginning and at the end of a performance.
A: People clap their hands to keep time with music. It’s a form of audience participation.
3. Q: What is the opposite of clapping hands?
A: The opposite of clapping hands is booing or, in some countries, whistling.
4. Q: What is it called when people stand up and clap their hands at the end of a performance?
A: That’s called a standing ovation.
5. Q: What is another word that’s used to describe clapping one’s hands?
A: "Applause" is another word for clapping hands. The audience applauds. The audience responds with applause.
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