hand running

adverb

Definition of hand running 

dialect

: in unbroken succession

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Examples of hand running in a Sentence

worked on repairing the fencing for five days hand running

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In a territory where anxieties about China’s hidden hand run deep, her words will change few minds. The Economist, "A lengthy jail term sends a message to Hong Kong’s rebellious youth," 14 June 2018 The first lady, who speaks French, also has experienced hands running the kitchen, pastry shop and florist’s lair. Washington Post, "Trump hosting glitzy White House state dinner for Macron," 24 Apr. 2018 The first lady, who speaks French, also has experienced hands running the kitchen, pastry shop and florist’s lair. Darlene Superville, BostonGlobe.com, "Vive la France: President Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner," 22 Apr. 2018 The first lady, who speaks French, also has experienced hands running the kitchen, pastry shop and florist’s lair. Washington Post, "Trump hosting glitzy White House state dinner for Macron," 24 Apr. 2018 The first lady, who speaks French, also has experienced hands running the kitchen, pastry shop and florist’s lair. Darlene Superville, BostonGlobe.com, "Vive la France: President Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner," 22 Apr. 2018 The first lady, who speaks French, also has experienced hands running the kitchen, pastry shop and florist’s lair. Washington Post, "Trump hosting glitzy White House state dinner for Macron," 24 Apr. 2018 The first lady, who speaks French, also has experienced hands running the kitchen, pastry shop and florist’s lair. Darlene Superville, BostonGlobe.com, "Vive la France: President Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner," 22 Apr. 2018 The first lady, who speaks French, also has experienced hands running the kitchen, pastry shop and florist’s lair. Washington Post, "Trump hosting glitzy White House state dinner for Macron," 24 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of hand running

circa 1807, in the meaning defined above

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