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Hand

A unit of length equivalent to four inches. It is used in the sale and use of horses.
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They also don't address tactical or battlefield nuclear weapons, which are the most likely weapons to be used and to fall into the hands of terrorists.
To those who have allowed the show to fall into the hands of ITV's second-rate football team, with its bland analysers and endless ad breaks, shame on you.
Top brass are worried that the SA80 weapons, which can spew out hundreds of rounds a minute, could fall into the hands of terrorists.
Under the proposed revision, responsibility for managing wildlife would be decentralized to the local level, where many feel regulating powers would fall into the hands of the would-be destroyers.
Measuring the true extent of the problem may prove challenging, however, because of widespread fears about the misuse of genetic information should it fall into the hands of insurers or employers.
Missions too insignificant for A-list superheroes fall into the hands of the Freak Squad.
Now, though, it is almost sure to fall into the hands of the American food giant Kraft and the future is uncertain for its loyal, industrious workforce.
There are threats that nuclear arsenal and literature on its formation might fall into the hands of terrorists," The News quoted Fitz, as saying.
Instead the greed of the board and naive shareholders have caused us to fall into the hands of the Americans, a place which holds football in contempt.