Definition of 'upper hand'
Example sentences containing 'upper hand'
In the end, with luck granted, but also with your common sense getting the upper hand, you nailed the right one.DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2002)
We must act now, while we've still got the upper hand and can bargain to get the best terms for ourselves under the new constitution.SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND (2002) THE EXECUTION (2002)
The tigers locked their claws around each other's shoulders, struggling for the upper hand in the vicious fight.ICE AGE (2002)
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