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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #116679: Idioms with the word Hand
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    Idioms with the word Hand


    ( LIKE)  The  back of one's  hand : have  a  perfect knowledge of something.

    Out  of  hand : far off,  distant , not  available.

    Close  at  hand:  very near , available.

    Play  a  hand in  :  take part  in something ( also a  card game).

    Hand  over  fist :  very   quickly .

    Hands  down : with  very  little effort  , easily.

    Hat  in hand :  humbly.

    Have  a  hand in :  have a  role  in.

    Tip  one's  hand :  reveal  a secret  inadvertently.

    First  hand  :  experience , learn   something  for  the  first time .

    Change  hands :  to pass  from  a person  to  another.

    Right-hand  person  : someone who helps and supports you at work.

     

     



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    1. John has left the job. How will the boss cope without his ?

    2. We're about to start playing poker: do you want to it?

    3. Don't worry, we won't get lost. I know the place like the .

    4. I heard the news from the boss.

    5. He's had a head for business : he 's always made money .

    6. After I told him off for being late, he came near me .

    7. I never doubted William has had that risky business.

    8. She's very clever at doing politics : she never at secret negotiations.

    9. The restaurant has never been a success as it has frequently .

    10. I always thought she would win the competition : she's by far the best.

    11. I'm afraid the B&B is rather 30 miles from the town centre.

    12. I felt sick tonight : luckily the hospital was very .









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