Examples of hands down in a Sentence
She could win any race hands down.
It's hands down the best movie of the year.
Recent Examples of hands down from the Web
But a judge handed down a sentence not unlike Louis's earlier this year to five teenage boys who spray painted a historic black school in Ashburn, Virginia, with swastikas and racist graffiti.
Then there’s the ongoing investigation into whether Russia attempted to influence the 2016 presidential election, where charges have been handed down for the first time.
Before Judge Cogan handed down the sentence, Rosa Gargano, the mother of a young man the Colombo family killed, addressed the court.
The Kansas Board of Tax Appeals handed down its final decision in the case in October.
The panel handed down its decision -- mandating the transfer of the domain name to Id – on October 13.
In January of this year, he was granted house arrest from a 20-year sentence handed down by Panama in 2011 to prepare for his brain surgery.
After introducing the ban on Twitter, Trump handed down an official directive outlining the policy in late August.
Days after the first indictments were handed down by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team, on Thursday a new round of revelations raised questions about what Attorney General Jeff Sessions knew about the Trump campaign’s Russia contacts.
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hands down Synonyms
Synonymsall right, alright, assuredly, certainly, clearly, definitely, doubtless, easily, forsooth, indeed, inarguably, incontestably, incontrovertibly, indisputably, plainly, really, so, sure, surely, truly, unarguably, undeniably, undoubtedly, unquestionably
Antonymsarduously, hardly, laboriously, strenuously
Related Wordsconceivably, likely, perhaps, possibly, probably; obviously, unmistakably
Near Antonymsawkwardly, clumsily, gracelessly, ham-handedly, ineptly, maladroitly, unskillfully; meticulously, painfully, painstakingly, thoroughly; assiduously, diligently, indefatigably, industriously, intensely, intently, mightily, sedulously, tirelessly
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