get the upper hand

Idiom(s): get the upper h& (on sb)Theme: ADVANTAGE - GAIN lớn get inlớn a position superior khổng lồ someone; to get the advantage of someone.• John is always trying to get the upper h& on someone.• He never ends up having the upper h&, though.

the upper hand

the advantage, get the jump on Because you have sầu graduated from college, you have the upper hvà.

upper hand

(See the upper hand)

upper hand|hand|upper|whip|whip hand

n. Controlling power; advantage. In the third round the champion got the upper hand over his opponent & knocked hlặng out. The cowboy trained the wild horse so that he finally got the whip h& và tamed the horse.

the upper hand

A position of advantage, power, and/or control (over someone, something, or some situation). Typically used after the verbs "have," "gain," or "get." The home team got the upper hand when their opponents" star quarterbaông chồng went out with an injury. We"ve sầu been doing everything we can for your father, but I"m afraid the cancer is gaining the upper hand. The two companies were neông chồng and neông xã for years, but Mayers International seems khổng lồ have sầu the upper hvà in the markets lately.Learn more: h&, upper

*upper hvà (on someone)


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a position superior lớn someone; the advantage of someone. (*Typically: get ~; have sầu ~; give someone ~.) John is always trying khổng lồ get the upper h& on someone. He never ends up having the upper hvà, though.Learn more: hand, upper

upper hand

Also, whip hand
. A dominating or controlling position, as in Once you let Jeff get the upper hvà there"ll be no stopping hyên ổn, or When it comes khổng lồ checkers, my son-in-law generally has the whip h&. The first term alludes to an ancient game in which each player in turn grasps a stick with one h&, beginning from the bottom, and the last who can put his hand at the top wins. Its figurative use dates from the late 1400s. The variant alludes khổng lồ the driver who holds the whip in a horse-drawn vehicle; it was being used figuratively by the late 1600s. Learn more: hvà, upperLearn more:Dictionary
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