hand running


: in unbroken succession

Examples of hand running in a Sentence

worked on repairing the fencing for five days hand running
Recent Examples on the Web Jomo Fray’s camera basks in textures the same way the scenes are immersed in sounds, focusing on the child’s fingers caressing the fish scales or her hand running through the babbling creek. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 Nov. 2023 But Tom doesn't have the wheels and isn't as confident with the ball in his hand running as Joe is. Kyle Brown, The Enquirer, 9 Apr. 2023 Seen sitting before a fireplace, Reedus was captured from behind in an all-black ensemble with his hand running through his long dark hair, as Nova sat beside him in a pink outfit with her blonde locks flowing down her neck. Nicholas Rice, Peoplemag, 26 Nov. 2022 That strategy worked well throughout Harden's two-year partnership with Paul, as Coach Mike D'Antoni always had an experienced hand running the offense. Ben Golliver, courant.com, 12 July 2019 In a territory where anxieties about China’s hidden hand run deep, her words will change few minds. The Economist, 14 June 2018 The first lady, who speaks French, also has experienced hands running the kitchen, pastry shop and florist’s lair. Washington Post, 24 Apr. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hand running was circa 1807

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“Hand running.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hand%20running. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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