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hand in glove

adverb

Definition of hand in glove

  1. :  in extremely close relationship or agreement <working hand in glove with the police>



Examples of hand in glove in a sentence

  1. <as citizens we must work hand in glove with the local police to protect our children from sexual predators>



1664

First Known Use of hand in glove

1664

Variants of hand in glove

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