hand over

  • 1 hand over — {v.} To give control or possession of; give (something) to another person. * /When the teacher saw Johnny reading a comic book in study period, she made him hand over the book./ * /When Mr. Jones gets old, he will hand over his business to his… …

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  • 2 hand over — {v.} To give control or possession of; give (something) to another person. * /When the teacher saw Johnny reading a comic book in study period, she made him hand over the book./ * /When Mr. Jones gets old, he will hand over his business to his… …

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  • 3 hand over — transitive verb Date: 1864 to yield control of • handover noun …

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  • 4 Hand over fist — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …

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  • 5 Hand over hand — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …

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  • 6 Hand over head — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …

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  • 7 hand over hand — {adv. phr.} By taking hold with one hand over the other alternately. * /The only way to climb a rope is hand over hand./ …

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  • 8 hand over hand — {adv. phr.} By taking hold with one hand over the other alternately. * /The only way to climb a rope is hand over hand./ …

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  • 9 hand over fist — {adv. phr.}, {informal} Fast and in large amounts. * /Fred may get a pony for Christmas because his father is making money hand over fist./ * /Business is so bad that the store on the corner is losing money hand over fist./ …

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  • 10 hand over fist — {adv. phr.}, {informal} Fast and in large amounts. * /Fred may get a pony for Christmas because his father is making money hand over fist./ * /Business is so bad that the store on the corner is losing money hand over fist./ …

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  • 11 Hand Over Fist/Bullet Train to Vegas — Infobox Single Name = Hand Over Fist/Bullet Train to Vegas Cover size = Caption = Artist = Drive Like Jehu Album = A side = Hand Over Fist B side = Bullet Train to Vegas Released = 1992 Format = Recorded = 1992 Genre = post hardcore Length = 7:04 …

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  • 12 Hand Over Your Loved Ones — Infobox Album | Name = Hand Over Your Loved Ones Type = Album Artist = Wheatus Released = 8 September 2003 Recorded = at Brendon Brown s house in 2002; partially at The White House, Australia, January March 2001 Genre = Pop punk Alternative rock… …

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  • 13 Hand over fist — Fist Fist (f[i^]st), n. [OE. fist, fust, AS. f[=y]st; akin to D. vuist, OHG. f[=u]st, G. faust, and prob. to L. pugnus, Gr. pygmh fist, py x with the fist. Cf. {Pugnacious}, {Pigmy}.] 1. The hand with the fingers doubled into the palm; the closed …

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  • 14 Hand Over Fist — Infobox Album | Name = Hand Over Fist Type = studio Longtype = (demo) Artist = Reuben (as Angel ) | Released = 2000 Genre = Rock, Metal Label = self released Last album = Betrayed Demo (1999) This album = Hand Over Fist (2000) Next album = Pilot… …

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  • 15 hand over fist — adverb Date: 1825 quickly and in large amounts < making money hand over fist > …

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  • 16 To hand over — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Handed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Handing}.] 1. To give, pass, or transmit with the hand; as, he handed them the letter. [1913 Webster] 2. To lead, guide, or assist with the hand; to conduct; as, to hand a lady… …

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  • 17 Hand — (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in man and… …

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  • 18 Hand bag — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …

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  • 19 Hand basket — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …

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  • 20 Hand bell — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …

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