hand in glove (with someone)


hand in glove (with someone)
hand in glove (with someone)
Fig. very close to someone. •

John is really hand in glove with Sally.

The teacher and the principal work hand in glove.


Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • work hand in glove with someone — work hand in glove with (someone/something) to do something in close combination with someone or something else. The computer chips are designed to work hand in glove with this new microprocessor. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form go hand… …   New idioms dictionary

  • work hand in glove with something — work hand in glove with (someone/something) to do something in close combination with someone or something else. The computer chips are designed to work hand in glove with this new microprocessor. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form go hand… …   New idioms dictionary

  • work hand in glove with — (someone/something) to do something in close combination with someone or something else. The computer chips are designed to work hand in glove with this new microprocessor. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form go hand in glove to be closely… …   New idioms dictionary

  • hand in glove — UK US adverb (US ALSO hand and glove) ► if you work hand in glove with someone, you work together very closely: »The general manager at the Scottish plant, will work hand in glove with UK managing director in London. »The lieutenant governor can… …   Financial and business terms

  • hand in glove — adverb in close cooperation they work hand in glove • Syn: ↑hand and glove, ↑cooperatively • Derived from adjective: ↑cooperative (for: ↑cooperatively) * * * IN CLOSE COLLABORATION, in close a …   Useful english dictionary

  • hand in glove — if you work hand in glove with someone, you work very closely with them …   English dictionary

  • hand — I [[t]hæ̱nd[/t]] NOUN USES AND PHRASES ♦ hands (Please look at category 56 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N COUNT Your hands are the parts of your body at the end of your arms. Each hand has four …   English dictionary

  • hand — hand1 [ hænd ] noun *** ▸ 1 body part at end of arm ▸ 2 help ▸ 3 clapping ▸ 4 part of clock ▸ 5 set of cards you hold ▸ 6 advantages in situation ▸ 7 someone working on farm/ship ▸ 8 handwriting ▸ 9 unit of height of horses ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hand — 1 noun PART OF THE BODY 1 (C) the part at the end of a person s arm, including the fingers and thumb, used to pick up or keep hold of things: He held the pencil in his right hand. | Go wash your hands. | hold hands: They kissed and held hands. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hand — handlike, adj. /hand/, n. 1. the terminal, prehensile part of the upper limb in humans and other primates, consisting of the wrist, metacarpal area, fingers, and thumb. 2. the corresponding part of the forelimb in any of the higher vertebrates. 3 …   Universalium

  • hand — [hand] n. [ME < OE, akin to Goth handus < base of hinthan, to seize (hence, basic sense “grasper”) < ? IE base * kent , ? to seize] I 1. the part of the human body attached to the end of the forearm, including the wrist, palm, fingers,… …   English World dictionary


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