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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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Pagkatapos, yung mga taong umaasa sa kanila ay hand-to-mouth existence lang.
Kavanagh adds that while Hershey has been successful with this usage occasion over the past few years, most candy companies are placing bets on hand-to-mouth with their biggest brands.
Theoretically, we show that wealthy hand-to-mouth behavior can occur when households face a trade-off between the long-run gain from investing in illiquid assets (assets that require the payment of a transaction cost for making unplanned deposits or withdrawals) and the short-run cost of having fewer liquid assets available to smooth consumption.
I COULD not believe my ears when actor Tom Conti said that he felt sorry for MPs at the moment and he knew that some were living a hand-to-mouth existence.
Reyes, a young boy who wandered B Street with his little sister Luana and their dog Pickles while their Indian mother and Filipino father survived hand-to-mouth running a Chinese restaurant, B Street continues through preservations of Reyes' mother's diary, enhanced with stories told by his parents and other members of the Sin-Aikst tribe.
SAX player Charles Gayle lived hand-to-mouth before his talents were recognised.
Another theory is that it has a musical origin - many musicians in the 1920s and 1930s lived a hand-to-mouth existence, and music gigs were often called "apples".
It can replace the hand-to-mouth action that many smokers find a difficult habit to break.
The central theme spotlights a couple of drug addicts eking out a miserable hand-to-mouth existence.
The risk of lead poisoning for children under six years of age is much greater than the risk for six-year old children due to frequent behaviors of younger children such as crawling and engaging in hand-to-mouth behavior, which decline with age.
People used to think hand-to-mouth was the main exposure route--for instance, golfers putting golf tees in their mouths," he says.
I suggest that your policy use the wording of NCCLS (now CLSI) Guideline GP17-A, which says, "Food, drink and like substances that provide potential hand-to-mouth contact are also prohibited in technical work areas.