in the cup of someone's hand

idiom

: in the palm with the hand curved like a cup
He held the seeds in the cup of his hand.

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“In the cup of someone's hand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20cup%20of%20someone%27s%20hand. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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