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How to Hold Chopsticks Easily


Rest one chopstick on the ring finger. Put the other chopstick between your index and middle fingers.


Place your thumb over the chopsticks.


To pick up food, move the upper chopstick up and down while keeping the lower one steady.


The knack to handling chopsticks well is to use your fingertips lightly and not exert too much pressure.