Definition of 'hand'
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And for the next few hours you hand over your body. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He took hold of my hand and we went up to his room. The Sun (2017)There are no plans to sell the business or hand a chunk to investors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Do you offer an open hand when begging? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can see it but your hand is too big to fit in the hole. The Sun (2016)The money was handed back after a national outcry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What the central banks can do is keep a steady hand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Luckily, there are a multitude of books on hand that can help. The Sun (2016)Hand back the price of the ticket in full. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He hit his huge forehead with the heel of one hand. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Except turn their hand to something else. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is very important to keep the left hand leading through this shot for right handed golfers. Christy O'Connor Junior's Golf Masterclass (1993)This means compromise and backroom politicking often have the upper hand over public battles. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then police will hand out business cards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are handed envelopes containing all the clues bar one. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You put your hand in your pocket and expect some business in return. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They have two games in hand and if they win both they will be top. The Sun (2009)How to choose which bank or broker to hold your hand? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The young man then handed her a book. Christianity Today (2000)With the hind legs you need to run your hand down the inside of the leg. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)She has also turned her hand to building work. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Keep the other hand tucked by your chin. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On one hand the person wants to put two fingers up to sensible behaviour. The Sun (2012)This is no time for the hand of history. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can almost hear the sound of one hand clapping in applause. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Only when she burst into hysterical tears did he spring up and ask for her hand in marriage. The Sun (2012)He will try to throw a big right hand over the top and follow up with his head or shoulder. The Sun (2008)We need to see the Government hand power back to the people. The Sun (2013)An official turned up and handed me two neat packages, which were easy to transport. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Within school, hand forging offers many opportunities for creative design. Technology Basic Facts (1990)He was buried in the prison grounds but India said it would hand over the body to Pakistan if asked. The Sun (2012)
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