Hand

out of hand

Meaning: out of control

Example: When the police arrived, they realised the party was getting out of hand. Read on

on the other hand

Meaning: from a different point of view

Example: It seems like a great building, on the other hand, you are displacing a lot of animals by building it. Read on

hands are tied

Meaning: to not be able to do anything about a situation

Example: The manager tried his best to explain the situation after such a terrible mess created by the employee in the account. In the end, his hands were tied and he had to fire the staff members responsible for the mistake. Read on

upper hand

Meaning: to have the authority to make decisions over someone or something

Example: The man has an upper hand to his wife. It is reflected in the way he speaks with her. Read on

idle hands are the devil’s tools

Meaning: if you have nothing to do, you are likely to do some mischief

Example: All the kids should be kept busy while you are away; idle hands are the devil's tools. Read on

dab hand

a dab hand at Meaning and Synonyms: - expert - adept at - one skillful at - a person who is an expert at a particular activity - ... Read on

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double date

Meaning: a date on which two couples go together

Example: When Jim and Sam went on a double date with their girlfriends, they had a fun evening together. Read on

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