hand on

verb

handed on; handing on; hands on

Examples of hand on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Luckily, people who didn't manage to get their hands on glasses are not completely down and out. The Enquirer, 7 Apr. 2024 The model got her hands on what’s bound to be the next ‘It’ sneaker: the Bode x Nike Astro Grabbers. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 5 Apr. 2024 In photos from the trip, the couple enjoyed their time on the beach and held hands on a dock. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 29 Mar. 2024 Supervisor Janice Hahn recalled the story Wednesday during the unveiling of a bronze statue memorializing the moment her father shook King’s hand on the steps of a plane at Los Angeles International Airport. Jaclyn Cosgrove, Los Angeles Times, 28 Mar. 2024 Kruger then shared a video of Reedus placing his hand on a ball chandelier. Gabrielle Rockson, Peoplemag, 28 Mar. 2024 Place your hands on your rib cage beneath your chest and slowly breathe in through your nose. Melanie Radzicki McManus, CNN, 28 Mar. 2024 Assuming there are no hiccups over the next month, those lucky owners can expect to get their hands on their cars before the summer is out. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 27 Mar. 2024 Foreign counterfeiters had already gotten their hands on much of the leftover equipment. Jason Kersten, Rolling Stone, 23 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1685, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hand on was in 1685

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“Hand on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20on. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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