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on handclose by; ready to helpRate it:

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on the gripping handfrom a third point of viewRate it:

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on the one handfrom one point of viewRate it:

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on the other handAnother viewpoint, another ReasonRate it:

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on the other handFrom another point of view.Rate it:

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one can't hold two watermelons in one handdo not attempt to take on more than you can handleRate it:

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play the hand one is dealtTo use the resources which one actually has available; to operate realistically, within the limits of one's circumstances.Rate it:

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raise a handTo raise one's arm and hand.Rate it:

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raise a handTo volunteer.Rate it:

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raise one's handTo dare to question.Rate it:

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raise one's handTo volunteer.Rate it:

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reserved left hand seatleft seat on any airplane is reserved for the senior pilot {captain} or owner of aircraft'Rate it:

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second handusedRate it:

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simple as kiss your handVery easy.Rate it:

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steady hand on the tillerReliable, composed control.Rate it:

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steady hand on the tillerA person exhibiting such control.Rate it:

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the hand that rocks the cradle rules the worldWomen, particularly mothers, have a decisive influence on the future direction of society because they raise and nurture the next generation.Rate it:

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third handNot new, having more than one previous owner.Rate it:

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tip one's handIn card playing, to accidentally reveal one's cards or hand.Rate it:

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tip one's handTo inadvertently reveal any secret, particularly a secret that puts one at an advantage or disadvantage.Rate it:

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to handaccessibleRate it:

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top handUsed other than as an idiom: see top, hand.Rate it:

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top handThe batsman's hand that is further up the handle; used for control rather than power.Rate it:

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try one's handTo attempt a skill, craft, or trade.Rate it:

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wait on hand and footTo attend to every need, to the point of excess.Rate it:

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wait on hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait on someone hand, foot, and fingerAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wait upon hand and footAlternative form of wait on hand and foot.Rate it:

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wave of the handAs if by magic.Rate it:

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whip handThe hand in which a horse rider holds the whip.Rate it:

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whip handAn advantage over another; the dominant position.Rate it:

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with one's dick in one's handIn a state of being unprepared, powerless, or idle.Rate it:

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with one's hand in the cookie jarWhile committing a theft, especially while embezzling money.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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scissorbillThe black skimmer bird native to the Atlantic states, USA.Rate it:

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that's the way it isconditions extant, situation at hand, current WX conditions, stock market report, physical condition, environmental conditions, bank account balances:Rate it:

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draw outTo improve a losing hand to a winning hand by receiving additional cards.Rate it:

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keep a weather eye openTo be alert; to concentrate on a matter in hand.Rate it:

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bald eagleamerican birdRate it:

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pass outTo distribute, to hand out.Rate it:

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stop an eight-day clock and throw it into reverseBefore batteries and household electricity were used to power clocks, most clocks had to be wound by hand to keep operating. Eight-day clocks were designed so they only had to be wound every eighth day and the movement only turned in a clockwise direction. Therefore, someone with an appearance objectionable enough to stop the clock and send the movement spinning in the wrong and opposite direction would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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farm niggerAn inferior black person whose intellect is compared to that of a field hand.Rate it:

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up the anteTo raise the stakes of a hand of poker.Rate it:

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a mão esquerda não sabe o que faz a direitathe left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doingRate it:

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back to our muttonsTo get back to the business at hand.Rate it:

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because reasonsUsed to avoid specifying the reasons for something, perhaps because specifying them would be tangential to the point at hand, or perhaps because they are not sound or are not known to the speaker.Rate it:

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blow a kissTo kiss one's hand, then blow on the hand in a direction towards the recipient.Rate it:

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bow and scrapeTo make a deep bow with the right leg drawn back (thus scraping the floor), left hand pressed across the abdomen, right arm held aside.Rate it:

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bridgeA particular form of one hand placed on the table to support the cue when making a shot in cue sports.Rate it:

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