in hand
phrasal 1. in one's possession or control <
had matters well in hand
>
<
with money in hand
>
2. in preparation 3. under consideration

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in hand — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Under control. * /The principal was happy to find that the new teacher had her class in hand./ * /The baby sitter kept the children well in hand./ * /Mabel was frightened when the barking dog ran at her, but she soon got… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in hand — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. Under control. * /The principal was happy to find that the new teacher had her class in hand./ * /The baby sitter kept the children well in hand./ * /Mabel was frightened when the barking dog ran at her, but she soon got… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Hand in 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hand in hand — {adv. phr.} 1. Holding hands. * /Bob and Mary walked along hand in hand in the park./ Compare: ARM IN ARM. 2. Accompanying each other; together; closely connected. Used with go . * /Ignorance and poverty often go hand in hand./ * /Selfishness and …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hand in hand — {adv. phr.} 1. Holding hands. * /Bob and Mary walked along hand in hand in the park./ Compare: ARM IN ARM. 2. Accompanying each other; together; closely connected. Used with go . * /Ignorance and poverty often go hand in hand./ * /Selfishness and …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Hand in Hand — may refer to:* The magazine of Feyenoord supporters club Supportersvereniging Feyenoord * Title of the Feyenoord club song * Hand in Hand (Olympics), the theme song of the 1988 Summer Olympics * Hand in Hand (Duffy), an anthology of love poems… …   Wikipedia

  • Hand in Hand (Tamil Nadu) — Hand in Hand is an Indian public charitable trust registered in the year 2002 with an initial focus on child labour elimination, education, and the empowerment of women. The organisation has been in operation since 1988, initially working in… …   Wikipedia

  • Hand in Hand Ministries — is a Christian outreach charity operating in Thailand that was founded by Paul Darbinson and registered in the United Kingdom. [http://www.streetlightministries.org/asia.cfm Street Light Ministries Directory] ] The organization provides practical …   Wikipedia

  • Hand in Hand (TV Show) — Hand in Hand is a Ugandan soap opera created to promote vocational training and the field of craftsmanship in the country. [ [http://www.ugpulse.com/articles/daily/homepage.asp?ID=188] Hand in Hand Article from UGPulse.com, November 10 2005 ] The …   Wikipedia

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