Definitions for upper hand

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upper hand, whip hand(noun)

    position of advantage and control

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dawlat Waziri:

    We have the upper hand in this fight.

  2. Jonar Nader:

    Diplomacy is only important when the other party has the upper hand.

  3. Steve Warren:

    I think ‘cut and run’ is kind of a mischaracterization, in this case it appears that ISIL forces simply had the upper hand.

  4. Margaret Harris:

    This will further stigmatise anyone with symptoms of Ebola and is likely to drive infections underground just at a time when we're getting the upper hand.

  5. Gail Saltz:

    You feeling great, sexy, or confident could shift the balance of the relationship, they fear losing the identity of the more confident one or losing the upper hand.

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