Definition of 'at first hand'
Example sentences containing 'at first hand'
And what they see happening in the oceans around them echoes what they see close to home and experience at first hand.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Almost all of those lucky few who have experienced it at first hand agree that he has succeeded on his own terms.The Times Literary Supplement (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
I have experienced terrorism at first hand.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
I was clerk to the committee and was privileged to experience at first hand both his great charm and his originality of mind.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Then in August 2010 he experienced their work at first hand.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Also, crucially, she has experienced at first hand what can happen when one is successful at such a public job.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Definition of at first hand from the Collins English Dictionary
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